The Star

Michael Wynne
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ISBN 9780571337392 Format Paperback
Published 22/12/2016 Length 128 pages

About Book

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! Celebrate the 150th birthday of the Playhouse Theatre in its original incarnation as The Star Music Hall in a story of onstage magic, backstage deception, new (and old) love, a DASTARDLY plot and all manner of drama and mayhem in the wings.

Michael Wynne returned to the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse with The Star in December 2016 after the sell out success of Hope Place, 2014.

  • About Michael Wynne

    Michael Wynne was born and brought up in Birkenhead. His first play, The Knocky, was performed at the Royal Court Theatre: it was awarded the Meyer Whitworth Award for Best New Play, and he was nominated for Best New Writer by the Writers Guild. Other plays include The People Are Friendly (Royal Court), nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; The Priory (Royal Court), which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy and was nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; Sell Out (Frantic Assembly), which won Time Out Best Off West End Award; The Boy Who Left Home (Actor Touring Company); Dirty Wonderland (Frantic Assembly); Tits /Teeth (Soho Theatre/NYT) and Canvas (Chichester Festival Theatre). He also writes for TV and film, including Lapland (BBC1) and he co-wrote My Summer of Love (BBC Films), which won the BAFTA for Best British Film and Evening Standard Film Award for Best Screenplay.

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