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Starlight Express   Tour  

Tracking Across America
 
Opening Date: November 7, 1989    
Closing Date: April 7, 1991

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, National Tour



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Columbia Artists Management, Concert Productions International and Pace Theatrical Group
Originally produced on the London stage The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.; Originally produced on Broadway by Martin Starger and Lord Lew Grade; Based on the original London and Broadway productions directed by Trevor Nunn; Based on the original London and Broadway productions choreographed by Arlene Phillips
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe; Music orchestrated by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Musical Director: Paul Bogaev
Directed by Arlene Phillips; Choreographed by Arlene Phillips
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by John Napier; Tour Lighting: Rick Belzer and Ted Mather; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Martin Levan and Martin Levan Sound Design; Automated Lighting Designed by Aland Henderson; Film Designed and Produced by Kevin Biles Design; Associate Scenic Design: Raymond Huessy
Executive Producer: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Robert Nolan and Ron Gubin
Production Supervisor: Perry Cline; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: Randall Whitescarver; Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson and Michael J. Passaro
Conducted by Jan Rosenberg; Percussion: Scott Simpson; Trumpets: Scott De Ogburn and Timothy Burke; Trombone: John Gove; Reeds: Scott Schacter, Jr. and Sal Spicola; Keyboards: Jim Abbott, Ed Kalnins and John McDaniel; Guitar: Jay McGeehan; Bass: Hugh Mason; Drums: Raymond Grappone
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; Tour Direction: Columbia Artist Theatricals, Inc.; National Press Representative: Molly Smyth; General Press Representative: Anita Dloniak; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Skate Coach: Michal Fraley; Photographer: Ken Howard
Cast
Mary Denise Bentley
Starlight Chorus
Paul Binotto
Starlight Chorus
Michael-Demby Cain
Purse
Greaseball Gang
Steven Cates
Espresso
Greaseball Gang
Renee Lynette Chambers
Wrench
Dawn Marie Church
Dinah
Eric Clausell
Electra
Dennis Courtney
Flat-Top
Greaseball Gang
Ron DeVito
Greaseball
Steven K. Dry
Turnov
Greaseball Gang
Lori Flynn
Voice of the Boy
Starlight Chorus
Ronald Garza
Rocky I
Greaseball Gang
Kimberly A. Gladman
Volta
Lon Hoyt
Starlight Chorus
Todd Lester
Red Caboose
Peter Liciaga
Bobo
Greaseball Gang
Jimmy Lockett
Poppa
Anthony Marciona
Dustin
Greaseball Gang
Sean McDermott
Rusty
Nicole Picard
Buffy
Angela Pupello
Joule
Rachelle Rak
Ashley
Reva Rice
Pearl
Glenn Shiroma
Hashamoto
Greaseball Gang
Fred Tallaksen
Weltschaft
Greaseball Gang
Dwight Toppin
Rocky II
Greaseball Gang
Angel Vargas
Rocky III
Greaseball Gang
Nelson Yee
Krupp
Greaseball Gang
Swings: Matthew V. Daugherty, Steve Kadel, Bobby Love, Rick Mujica, Meera Popkin, Steven M. Schultz, Brett Stone and Matt Terry
music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Richard Stilgoe
ACT 1 Sung By
Rolling Stock Greaseball and Gang
Engine of Love (Derived from an original lyric by Peter Reeves) Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
Taunting Rusty Greaseball and Gang
Lotta Locomotion Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
Freight Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Flat-Top, Dustin, Red Caboose, Rusty, Pearl, Dinah, Buffy and Ashley
AC/DC Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Joule, Volta, Purse and Company
Pumping Iron Greaseball, Pearl, Ashley, Dinah, Buffy, Joule, Volta and Wrench
Freight (Reprise) The Company
Make Up My Heart Pearl
Race One Greaseball and Dinah, Weltschaft and Joule, Turnov and Red Caboose and Electra and Pearl
There's Me Red Caboose and Dinah
Poppa's Blues Poppa, Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III, Dustin, Flat-Top and Rusty
Race Two Bobo and Buffy, Hashamoto and Volta, Espresso and Ashley and Poppa and Dustin
Laughing Stock The Company
Starlight Express Rusty
ACT 2 Sung By
The Rap The Company
U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D. Dinah, Ashley and Buffy
Rolling Stock (Reprise) Dinah, Ashley and Buffy
Wide Smile, High Style, That's Me Red Caboose, Electra, Krupp, Wrench, Joule, Volta and Purse
First Final Greaseball and Pearl, Electra and Dinah, Hashamoto and Volta and Rusty and Red Caboose
Right Place, Right Time Rocky I, Rocky II, Rocky III and Rocky IV
I Am the Starlight Rusty and The Voice of Poppa
Final Selection The Company
One Rock & Roll Too Many Greaseball, Electra and Red Caboose
Only You Pearl and Rusty
Light at the End of the Tunnel The Company
Filter by City:  
Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Apr 2, 1991 - Apr 7, 1991 Wharton Center for the Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Mar 26, 1991 - Mar 31, 1991 DeVos Hall Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 22, 1991 - Mar 24, 1991 Morris Performing Arts Center South Bend, IN
Mar 19, 1991 - Mar 20, 1991 Peoria Civic Center Theatre Peoria, IL
Mar 12, 1991 - Mar 17, 1991 Ohio Theatre Columbus, OH
Mar 5, 1991 - Mar 10, 1991 Providence Performing Arts Center Providence, RI
Mar 1, 1991 - Mar 3, 1991 Eisenhower Hall Theatre West Point, NY
Feb 26, 1991 - Feb 28, 1991 Von Braun Center Huntsville, AL
Feb 19, 1991 - Feb 24, 1991 Jacksonville Civic Auditorium Jacksonville, FL
Jan 22, 1991 - Feb 17, 1991 Lyric Opera House Baltimore, MD
Jan 15, 1991 - Jan 20, 1991 Auditorium Theatre - Rochester Rochester, NY
Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 13, 1991 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Jan 2, 1991 - Jan 6, 1991 Knickerbocker Arena Albany, NY
Dec 25, 1990 - Jan 2, 1991 National Arts Centre: Opera Stage Ottawa, ON
Dec 18, 1990 - Dec 23, 1990 Centre In The Square Kitchener, ON
Nov 27, 1990 - Dec 2, 1990 Shea's Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
Nov 6, 1990 - Nov 25, 1990 Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit, MI
Oct 30, 1990 - Nov 4, 1990 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Oct 16, 1990 - Oct 28, 1990 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
Oct 9, 1990 - Oct 14, 1990 Lila Cockrell Theater San Antonio, TX
Oct 2, 1990 - Oct 7, 1990 Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma City, OK
Sep 25, 1990 - Sep 30, 1990 Chapman Music Hall At Tulsa Performing Arts Center Tulsa, OK
Sep 18, 1990 - Sep 23, 1990 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Sep 11, 1990 - Sep 16, 1990 Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines, IA
Sep 4, 1990 - Sep 9, 1990 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
Aug 14, 1990 - Sep 2, 1990 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Aug 7, 1990 - Aug 12, 1990 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Jul 31, 1990 - Aug 5, 1990 Auditorium North Hall Memphis, TN
Jul 17, 1990 - Jul 29, 1990 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON
Jun 12, 1990 - Jul 15, 1990 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC
Jun 5, 1990 - Jun 10, 1990 Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts Louisville, KY
May 29, 1990 - Jun 3, 1990 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
May 22, 1990 - May 27, 1990 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
May 8, 1990 - May 20, 1990 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
May 1, 1990 - May 6, 1990 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Apr 17, 1990 - Apr 29, 1990 Music Hall (Houston) Houston, TX
Apr 4, 1990 - Apr 15, 1990 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
Feb 21, 1990 - Apr 1, 1990 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Feb 13, 1990 - Feb 18, 1990 Queen Elizabeth Theatre Vancouver, BC
Jan 30, 1990 - Feb 11, 1990 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
Jan 2, 1990 - Jan 28, 1990 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
Dec 26, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
Dec 19, 1989 - Dec 24, 1989 Sacramento Community Center Theater Sacramento, CA
Dec 12, 1989 - Dec 17, 1989 Ellie Caulkins Opera House Denver, CO
Dec 5, 1989 - Dec 10, 1989 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Nov 21, 1989 - Dec 3, 1989 Benedum Center Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 14, 1989 - Nov 19, 1989 State Theatre - Cleveland Cleveland, OH
Nov 7, 1989 - Nov 12, 1989 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH