‘Star Wars’ musical to premiere in London

December 13th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS  

London, Dec 12 (IANS) A spectacular live show based on the “Star Wars” saga is to have its world premiere at the O2 arena in London next year. Titled “Star Wars: A Musical Journey”, it is the first live spin-off from the phenomenally popular movies endorsed by the saga’s creator George Lucas.

Featuring veteran composer John Williams’s famous score, the two-hour show will feature music interjecting with clips from all six films, which will be shown in chronological order, reports dailymail.co.uk.

Williams, 72, has re-written and re-structured his score for the show that will be performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

The show will accompany an exhibition at the arena in Greenwich, Greater London showing never-before-seen models, props, costumes and production artwork.

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