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Stadionring 24, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4923 4506020
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Fun show!

We had a group of 10. Great time for all ages. Papa stole the show with his amazing voice!!! Show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Everytime a new surprise

Have seen starlight express several times now...cannot get enough of it..every time there is... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Bochum, Germany
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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!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Stadionring 24, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4923 4506020
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 15 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
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My partner & I were on vacation at Düsseldorf for a few days, and saw a leader of the show. Keen to go, we got tickets. Getting to the show can be quite challenging if you are staying in Düsseldorf. You need to catch a...More

Thank Tinwoodsman_Oz
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I have a strong connection to starlight express and have been involved since the early 90's, that said, I've only seen the Bochum production a few times. A group of friends and myself travelled to see the English one-off performance in Bochum very excited to...More

Thank Pure R
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It really does have to be seen to be believed- a purpose built 2000 seat arena playing eight shows of 'Starlight' a week. Do not be put off by the fact that it's sung entirely in German- the incredible skating, lighting, moving set and live...More

1  Thank MKGreen2016
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I have been there a few years ago, .. and I even saw it in English, ... to do have now and then a performance in English. I just called today and appearently they have the next show in English the 5th end the 25th...More

Thank nandernhiere
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this loyd webber musical is an absolute must do if you are visiting Bochum. action,excitement and good music!even though it is very loud. go and see it and enjoy this musical which has been going for over 20 years in Bochum!

Thank john b
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We all enjoyed the musical. The stage is really cool with the singers skating past the audience. Papa's a great actor/singer with really good facial expressions.

Thank S O
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I did not know much about this musical before, just came with one friend. Shortly before the show I read about it, which was needed to understand the plot and recognise the main characters. The show was nice, all my respect to the actors and...More

Thank LigaM
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Fast as lightning, musical attraction for million people an amazing circus-building. after that meet downtown a lot of gastronomy und culture. come to bochum :-)

Thank HansHFPH
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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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