A NEW MUSICAL ABOUT THE STORIES WE TELL – AND THE ONES WE DON'T
Music, Book, and Story by Steve Martin
Music, Lyrics, and Story by Edie Brickell
Directed by Walter Bobbie
Inspired by an astonishing true event, the wholly original new musical BRIGHT STAR, written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, 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.
BRIGHT STAR opens at the Cort Theatre on Broadway on March 24th. For ticket info, visit brightstarmusical.com
Click here to watch Steve Martin talk about writing the musical: "It's been thrilling for me to watch and listen to the audience."
Watch this exclusive, extended video of "Sun Is Gonna Shine" from BRIGHT STAR: