Starlight Express History
Drue Williams is happy to return to Starlight Express resuming the leading role of Greaseball, a role he played for three and a half years prior to his successful appearance as Dominic in Trevor Nunn's production of The Baker's Wife, both at the Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and the Phoenix Theatre, London.
Recent television appearances include All Well and Good and the BBC television series I'd Like To Teach the World to Sing.
As a recording artist, Drue can be heard on both the original London cast recordings of Starlight Express and The Baker's Wife. He is also currently recording his first solo album having previously performed with the rock group Sub Culture.
Drue Williams (Hashamoto) was born in Kent and educated in Crawley, Sussex. On leaving school, he took an apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery, in which he gained Advanced City & Guilds. He then went on to work for a travel firm, which he recently left to join Starlight Express. Drue has been skating for four years and some of his sporting achievements include playing Roller Hockey for South England and Swimming for Sussex.
Played Dominic in the west end production "The Bakers Wife" and can be heard on the cast album, also played Gaston In "Beauty And The Beast" in Stuttgart Germany in 2000 also featured in the song "Killer" by ATB reaching Number 4 in the British pop charts. Appeared as "Monty" in Saturday Night Fever, went on to do the USA National tour 2003 US Tour Article
Is Currently the male singer for the show "Le Reve" at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas - a 150 million dollar extravaganza.