The Star reviews
“A loving, funny tribute to music hall”
"Full of winning performances"
"The Playhouse’s sparkling Edwardian past is brought back to life in Michael Wynne’s fine new play"
"Philip Wilson’s direction adds the final sparkle that moves this from simple story to touching metaphor for the hopes and fears of all our lives"
“A rapid and frequently shambolic succession of singers, illusionists and comedians”
“The feelgood show of the year – the audience loved it”
“A 19th century Noises Off”
“An evening of infinite variety”
"Cleverly executed magic”
“An evening of fun”
Theatre World Magazine
“The sets are big, the costumes are bright and the tunes are all fun and familiar”
“When it zings it does so with an unbounded joy”
"The Star is shining brightly and it is one that captures all that is good about modern theatre”
“A star is not only born, it has exploded into life in the heart of Williamson Square”
Liverpool Sound and Vision
"Bursting with fun and entertainment"
"A good time is guaranteed"
Liverpool Art Scene
"All round fun and entertainment at its best"
"Director Philip Wilson has it nailed"
"You will come out smiling and with a spring in your step"
North West End
"Guaranteed to lift spirits and have your foot tapping"
"A perfect mix of moving scenes and light-hearted slapstick"
Writing By Sean
"The Star shines very brightly"
"Another fine Playhouse alternative to the city’s other more child-centred treats"
The Star is at the Playhouse until Sat 14 Jan.
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