The Star

Fri 9 Dec to Sat 14 Jan 2017

PLAYHOUSE

£30 - £9.50

The Big Brilliant Music Hall Show
An entertainment by Michael Wynne

Come one, come all, and join us at THE STAR this Christmas, as we re-open the doors for your enjoyment and delight, with a magical, mammoth, marvellous and mesmerising Music Hall ENTERTAINMENT!

Sing along to Don’t Dilly Dally On The Way, The Old Bull and Bush, The Boy I Love Is Up In The Gallery and HUNDREDS MORE. Have a right old knees-up, laugh, cry, be DAZZLED and AMAZED by the most SPLENDID SHOW EVER!!! (having been some weeks in preparation). For the CHRISTMAS PERIOD ONLY!! (but also in January), let us enthral, scandalise and tickle you half to death with motley amazements. With appearances from all, some or maybe none of a variety of SPECTACULAR human catapults, DARING escapologists, A LIVE COW and DEATH-DEFYING aerial WIZARDS!! 

Ooh, Aah and Ooh again, at our manifestation of MERRIMENT!!

The MAGNIFICENT MR. MICHAEL STARKE will perform the mystical feat of taking us back in time to the Golden Era of glorious MUSIC HALL. Writer EXTRAORDINAIRE Mr Michael Wynne, who drew packed crowds for his famous Hope Place and The Knocky and CELEBRATED director Mr. Philip Wilson, previously of The Norman Conquests and Noises Off, delve into the theatrical history of The Star Music Hall (henceforth known as the Playhouse).

Watch as they ASTOUND us with a story of onstage magic, backstage deception, new (and old) love, a DASTARDLY plot and all manner of drama and mayhem in the wings.

Cast

Eithne Browne - Ellen

Eithne Browne

Ellen

Michelle Butterly - Ida

Michelle Butterly

Ida

Helen Carter - Dora

Helen Carter

Dora

Kevin Harvey - Mr Charles

Kevin Harvey

Mr Charles

Danny O’Brien - Arthur Crown

Danny O’Brien

Arthur Crown

Jack Rigby - Jack

Jack Rigby

Jack

Michael Starke - The Chairman

Michael Starke

The Chairman

James Breckon, Elliot Chapman, Danny Miller - Musicians

James Breckon, Elliot Chapman, Danny Miller

Musicians

Company

Michael Wynne Writer

Philip Wilson Director

Matthew Wright Designer

Alex Smith Arranger & Musical Director

Johanna Town Lighting Designer

John Leonard Sound Designer

Cressida Carré Choreographer

John Bulleid Magic Consultant

Jack Cooper Assistant Director

Casting Consultant Kay Magson CDG

The Star // reviews

★★★★
“A loving, funny tribute to music hall” The Stage

★★★★★
“The feelgood show of the year – the audience loved it”
Merseysider Magazine

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