New U.K. Tour of Starlight Express Announces Cast, Including Previous Veterans

News   New U.K. Tour of Starlight Express Announces Cast, Including Previous Veterans
The cast of the new touring production of Starlight Express that begins performances at New Wimbledon Theatre May 11 will feature several performers with long associations with the show, including Mykal Rand, who first joined the show in 1987 and has since performed in over six different productions of the show spanning 18 years, who will play Electra; and Lothair Eaton as Poppa, a role he has played over 2,500 times in Las Vegas, Bochum and New Zealand.

Also in the company are Kristofer Harding as Rusty (he previously appeared in the 2007 UK tour), Jamie Capewell as Greaseball (previously West End, UK tour & Buchum runs), Amanda Coutts as Pearl (previously Bochum) and Ruthie Stephens as Dinah (previously UK tour 2004 – 2008). The tour is directed and choreographed by Arlene Phillips, who also choreographed Trevor Nunn's original London and Broadway productions.

The company is completed by Kelsie Cobban, Camilla Hardy, Robert Nurse, Lex Milczarek, Glenn Robb, Stuart Armfield, Gavin Ashbarry, James Marshall, Nick Bower, Kris Manuel, Andy Barke, Tristan Adams, Matt King, Adam Illsley, Lisa Dahmane, Louise Lenihan, Sarah Riches, Aaron Piper, Darryl Paul Saunders, Tony Andrade, Kerry Stammers and Samantha Foker.

For full tour dates and to book tickets, visit

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