Tix Now Available for Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star

first_imgReady for this new tuner to shine? Tickets are now on sale to see Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star on Broadway. Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie, the production will begin previews on February 25, 2016 at the Cort Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for March 24.The cast will include Carmen Cusack, A.J. Shively, Michael Mulheren, Stephen Bogardus, Dee Hoty, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Paul Alexander Nolan, Hannah Elless, Stephen Lee Anderson and Emily Padgett.Bright Star, which features music by Martin and Brickell, lyrics by Brickell and a book by Martin, is set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and travels between 1945 and 1923. Billy Cane (Shively), a young soldier just home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy (Cusack), the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives.The tuner previously played a limited engagement at San Diego’s Old Globe and is set to run at D.C.’s Kennedy Center over the holiday season from December 2. The Cort is currently playing host to Sylvia, which will close on January 24. View Comments Related Shows Bright Star Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on June 26, 2016 Carmen Cusacklast_img

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