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Stadionring 24, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4923 4506020
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Starlight Express WOW WOW WOW!! What a show!!

Starlight Express WOW WOW WOW!! What a show!! High speed skilled skating- breathtaking! Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Super show

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

Reviewed 20 November 2017
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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 way through the theatre built especially for it in Bochum. In that time, the STARLIGHT EXPRESS has played host 15 million spectators in the heart of the Ruhr district. Reason enough for an entry in the Guinness Book of Records!
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Stadionring 24, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 20 November 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 26 October 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 24 October 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

Thank ro55a
Reviewed 7 October 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

1  Thank Reed B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I have seen this German version 3 times over the last few years and its as fresh and entertaining as the first time. I have seen Starlight Express also in English in Las Vegas and I think the German version has the...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I love this musical very much. I must say it is much better than i expected. I never thought a story about "engine" would be that attractive. The singers sang so well and could control the rollers skillfully. I regret to bought the tickets in...More

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The starlight express in Bochum is the most impressive musical I've ever seen. They perform on roller skates, act and sing at the same time. Not to forget to mention the bar staff who made that day with their great service to an unforgettable one.

Thank Dustin S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 10. Great time for all ages. Papa stole the show with his amazing voice!!! Show is 98% in German, so read up on story beforehand if you do not speak the language.

Thank justbess
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Have seen starlight express several times now...cannot get enough of it..every time there is something new. unbelievable that this musical is plaid for more than 25 years now

Thank tcgoebel
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26 July 2017|
Response from justbess | Reviewed this property |
My friend who is a performer said he only knows of one time they did the show in English, and that was for a tour group. There are none planned right now.
20 December 2016|
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Response from MehrEntertainment | Property representative |
STARLIGHT EXPRESS is shown in German, but on march 23, 2017 we'll have one show in English "One Night Only".
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