bright phoenix

"punky portrait of Liverpool"
"Serdar Bilis's production provides a cascade of images, beautifully designed"
"a swaggering toast to the future of urban degeneration"
The Guardian


"at times crazily beautiful"
"trippy, dreamy, poetic"
"there is magic in the air"
Liverpool ECHO


“Directed by Serdar Bilis, it’s both ragged and beautiful, melancholy and ecstatic, sordid and exultant”
“its audacity, swagger and reckless unpredictability keep you hooked on its intoxicating, fantastical night-flight”
“Martin Heslop’s achingly lovely live music”
The Times


“How do you fill a gigantic space like the new Liverpool Everyman? With dreams, hopes and boundless imagination”
“An hallucinogenic trip”
The Public Reviews


“The weird and wonderful cast”
“sit back and enjoy yourself as this is a fantastical, roller coaster ride”
What’s On Stage


“a piece of work brimming with vitality, a theatrical firework that snaps, crackles and pops”
“Bright Phoenix roles along on adrenaline alone”
“intoxicatingly, seductive musical score"
“The humour is earthy, performances earnest and production hugely creative. It all adds up to a rather exotic blend of saturnalia”
British Theatre Guide

“This play is an eclectic cornucopia of poetry, dance, music, song and drama”
“Bright Phoenix has to rank as one of the Everyman’s more daring projects”
“Magically Mesmerising”
Click Liverpool


"A class act"
"excellent humour"
"The cast were on absolute top form"
9 / 10Liverpool Sound and Vision