Gilded Balloon Teviot
A Ladder to the stars is a delightful story of a little girl who makes a birthday wish to dance with the stars. The audience is taken on a journey to make this happen, including a magical trip to outer space to talk to the Sun, who colludes with the universe to provide them with the solution needed to make this dream come true.
So much care has been taken throughout this performance to really tune into a child’s mind – what they find funny and what fuels their imagination to keep them invested in the story. The theatre was filled with children’s laughter throughout, and the performers were exceptionally gifted in holding each child’s attention. From the moment we walked through the door to take our seats, effort was made to chat to every child, creating relationships between the actors and their audience before the show began. My 4 year old loved this, and even I had a tear in my eye at the end as I realised a deeper meaning to the narrative.
My mini reviewer said : “I loved the little girl and the granny, they were so funny and I loved that the universe was so sparkly”
(Written by Emma May )