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Starlight Express transported me back to Childhood

I saw this show in London in 1986 at the age of 26yrs old! The impression was lasting to the... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
George K
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Amazing show

We went to see this show as a lovely friend of ours Aisha Numah is wrench. What a great show... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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All aboard for the STARLIGHT EXPRESS! Experience the thrill of the fastest-moving musical of the universe and the captivating story of Rusty, the young steam engine, and his love for Pearl. For 27 years now, the STARLIGHT EXPRESS has been racing its...more
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Stadionring 24, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4923 4506020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen so many musicals in my life, that I must say the trip to Bochum to see the the one that always eluded me was not worth the effort. The show started about 30 minutes late (17/8), which can of course always happen, due...More

1  Thank FrankNamibia
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I saw this show in London in 1986 at the age of 26yrs old! The impression was lasting to the extent that when I found out that this incredible long performing show in Bochum existed, and wait for it "a one time performance in English"...More

Thank George K
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We went to see this show as a lovely friend of ours Aisha Numah is wrench. What a great show. Excitement of the skating and fast pace of the story kept us well engaged despite our limited German. Costuming is fantastic.

Thank Elle8104
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We did not know what to expect, a musical done on roller skates??? This is one of the most exciting musicals, and so clever, that I've ever been to. The story is about a contest between different trains from different countries and includes all the...More

Thank denisolet
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The show has been revamped for the 30th anniversary, with new lights, costumes, some new characters, and a mostly new cast. I went to the preview shows and couldn't believe how good it was. The show was exciting, the cast was incredibly talented, and the...More

3  Thank NewBrightonGuy
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Starlight Express WOW WOW WOW!! What a show!! High speed skilled skating- breathtaking! Great songs, dancing, super costumes!! We liked it SO much we went three times!! Sit front row by a track if you can!!

Thank chrisandrab
Reviewed November 20, 2017

WOW. I thought seeing this in german would take away from the show. But....NO. It was really an enjoyable experience. Super show.

Thank ppowerken
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

My German isn't great, but with the performances that were given I understood. Such talent and all round family entertainment

Thank Soulsister05
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I’m a big Starlight Express fan from the uk. I’ve seen the show in its original format and on touring productions as well as at the recent creative team workshop. It was only a matter of time before I saw it in Bochum. It was...More

2  Thank ro55a
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I don't speak German. I traveled almost an hour just to see this show. I knew very little about it. It was totally, 100% worth it. This show is a spectacle. It has catchy music, awesome costumes, great singers and cool action and effects. If...More

4  Thank Reed B
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July 28, 2018|
Response from Elle8104 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but they maybe returning to London!!
Vicki P
June 17, 2018|
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Response from chrisandrab | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Hi We saw it THREE times in German! It was awesome- if anything my daughter and I think we got more from the actual story from watching it in German. We flew with Easy jet to Dortmund and got a taxi to Bochum and... More
Vicki P
June 17, 2018|
Response from NewBrightonGuy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I flew to Düsseldorf and hired a car for the duration of the trip. Düsseldorf to Bochum is just over a 30 minute drive. That said, the public train and transport systems are very good. There is a direct train from... More