Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is set to begin performances at the Troubadour Theatre from the 8th June 2024.

Further information has been unveiled about the London return of the 1984 musical, which is currently booking until 13 October 2024. Priority tickets are available from today, ahead of a general on-sale on 9 November, with prices from £29.50 to £150. Seats inside the “racing track”, billed as “First Class Carriage” seats, will move during the show.

This revival of the musical is set to be directed by  Luke Sheppard (The Little Big Things), with new orchestrations and musical supervision by Matthew Brind and new choreography by Ashley Nottingham (Pacific Overtures). Meanwhile, the creative team behind the musical is also set to include: Tim Hatley (Back to the Future) who will be designing the sets, with Gabriella Slade (Six) on costume design and Phillips part of the creative team, alongside video designer Andrzej Goulding (Life of Pi), lighting designer Howard Hudson (& Juliet) and sound designer Gareth Owen (MJ the Musical).

The production is set to include a cast of 40, with casting has yet to be announced.

As a child’s train set magically comes to life and the engines race to become the fastest in the world, Rusty the steam train has little hope of winning until he is inspired by the legend of the ‘Starlight Express’.

Performances of Starlight Express are set to take place from Wednesdays to Sundays, with matinees on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays most weeks. There will be additional matinees on Wednesdays on 26 June, and from 24 July until the end of August 2024. Sunday performances take place at 1pm and 5.30pm, with other shows at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

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