It's race night! Take your seats for the world championship railroad race. Who will win? Will it be diesel? Will it be electric? Or will it be steam?
Starlight Express is a musical unlike any other. It's a rock 'n' roll spectacular, a sporting event, and – at its heart – a simple, hopeful love story. Will Rusty, the simple steam shunter, ever win the heart of the beautiful new girl Pearl?
Starlight Express is written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) andRichard Stilgoe (lyrics). It was first produced in 1984 in London's West End and has been produced all over the world since then – it's been running in Germany for 30 years and counting!
This wiki is here to collect all information and opinion on this unique show – from production information and casting notices to fan art and headcanons.
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Wikis are group projects, so please jump in! Add any missing pages, add information for each production, each character, your favourite actors. You can even add information about a production of Starlight Express that you're involved with. Your opinion is as good as anyone else's, so don't be precious about your words! Just remember that some things that are facts and some things are opinion. All are welcome, but don't confuse them!
"Starlight Express the Musical Wiki" is a fan site and has no connection or affiliation with the Really Useful Group or any other profit-making entity. All brochure photographs are copyright and are used without permission. No profit is made from this website. All material here is for reference and archival purposes only.