Starlight Express

Musical
Original
Little steam engine Rusty enters a cross-country race against the flashier trains Greaseball and Electra, hoping to impress pretty sidecar Pearl, in this musical look at a fantasy train world from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe.
  • Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Lyrics: Richard Stilgoe
People (375)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1987 Outstanding Music Nominee
1987 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1987 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1987 Musical Nominee
Tony Award
1987 Choreography Nominee
1987 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1987 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1987 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1987 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1987 Musical Nominee
1987 Original Score Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jan 8, 1989 32 $236,103.00 $0.00 -$294,814.00 $31.36 $0.00 7530 1803 8 0 52.20% -39.31%
Jan 1, 1989 31 $530,917.00 $0.00 $295,301.00 $40.22 $0.00 13200 1803 8 0 91.51% 41.16%
Dec 25, 1988 30 $235,616.00 $0.00 -$45,776.00 $32.45 $0.00 7262 1803 8 0 50.35% -3.87%
Dec 18, 1988 29 $281,392.00 $0.00 -$67,791.00 $35.98 $0.00 7820 1803 8 0 54.22% -13.92%