Bright Star


Bright Star

Previews begin February 25th, 2016. Production ran through June 26, 2016.
The Cort Theatre
138 W 48 St., New York, NY

Music, book and story by: Steve Martin
Music lyrics and story by: Edie Brickell
Directed by: Walter Bobbie

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Inspired by an astonishing true event, the wholly original new musical Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront a shocking incident from her past. Together they discover a long-buried secret with the power to transform their lives.

From Grammy® and Emmy® winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell comes this hopeful and heart-swelling new musical, directed by Tony® winner Walter Bobbie. Don't miss this powerful reminder that even in the darkest sky, there's always one... Bright Star.