Friday, August 14, 2020

Celebrate Steve Martin With a Look Back at Bright Star on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Academy Award recipient and Tony Award nominee celebrates his birthday August 14.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Floyd Collins: The Cast by JK

Last week, we introduced August's Musical of the Month, Floyd Collins an off-Broadway show that was a critical success and musical fan's dream, but had a short run in the mid-90s. You can s…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: In The "Shallow" with Carmen Cusack and Paul Alexander Nolan

The Bright Star cast mates reunited for this award winning cover at Feinstein's/54 Below a few nights after Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's Grammy win and memorable cheek to cheek performance.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for We Will Rock You the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for We Will Rock You the Musical – by Character Written by Leryn Turlington July 23, 2020 If you’re feeling “Under Pressure” preparing for a musical …

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Friday, June 26, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020

John Tartaglia, Stephen Bogardus and More Featured on Chip Deffaa's New Album I MUST HAVE THAT MAN

SCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'I Must Have that Man'- being released June 30th- features such Broadway notables as Stephen Bogardus ('Bright Star'), John Tartaglia…

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Friday, May 29, 2020
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Carmen Cusack on How She's Been Keeping Busy as She Waits for the Return of Flying Over Sunset by Caitlin Moynihan

Carmen Cusack and the company of Lincoln Center Theater's Flying Over Sunset was preparing to perform the new original musical in front of a paying audience for the first time on March 12. …

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Hannah Elless And Mykal Kilgore Stop by WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

Broadway performers Mykal Kilgore and Hannah Elless join host Patrick Oliver Jones for a bit of a reunion to reminisce on THE STAR CHILD, their first musical reading together as well as the …

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Friday, May 8, 2020

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Introduces Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' BRIGHT STAR Tribute

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities today debuted a new video featuring the cast from their production of Bright Star, which was produced in the fall of 2019. Members of the cast c…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

“Whoa, Mama!”: Audition Songs for Bright Star by Character by Performerstuff

“Whoa, Mama!”: Audition Songs for Bright Star by Character  Written by: Jocelyn Bertram April 2, 2020 Struggling with selecting the perfect song for your upcoming audition for …

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Revisit Bright Star on Broadway With Carmen Cusack and Paul Alexander Nolan by Marc J. Franklin

The Steve Martin and Edie Brickell musical opened at the Cort Theatre March 24, 2016.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Jason Danieley & Hannah Elless to Star in World Premiere Ahrens & Flaherty Musical Knoxville by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Broadway alums Jason Danieley and Hannah Elless have been selected to star as James and Mary in Knoxville, a new musical from Tony-winning songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Fl…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Casting Complete for LCT’s Flying Over Sunset by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Flying Over Sunset, the new musical set to open this spring courtesy of Lincoln Center Theatre, has announced complete casting for the production. Joining the already announced Carmen Cusack…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Photo Flash: See Thom Sesma, Ann Harada and More At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Presentation Of SOLANA, A NEW MUSICAL

Take an exclusive look at The Lucille Lortel Theatre presentation of  the new musical SOLANA from December 9th, 2019 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.  The cast was led by Thom Sesma (Sweeny …

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for New Musical Flying Over Sunset Starring Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck & Harry Hadden-Paton by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway staging of Flying Over Sunset, a new musical written and directed by James Lapine and featuring music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Michael Kori…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Bright Star by Arts Review

A rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and powerfully moving performances, Pursued By Bear brings the award-winning new musical, Bright Star to Chapel Off Chapel for a strictly …

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ashley Blanchet, Christopher Sieber, Dee Hoty Set for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming wintertime staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Paper Mill's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee will direct th…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

LaChanze & Andrea Martin to Join Campbell Scott in A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actresses LaChanze and Andrea Martin will return to Broadway this holiday season, taking on the roles of the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Past, respect…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Whoa Mama! One More Productions’ Astronomically Entertaining Bluegrass Musical “Bright Star” Shimmers With Hopes And Dreams And Fine Imaginings by Leo Buck

If the goal of theater is to make one feel and be affected by what they’re seeing and experiencing, the gang at “One More Productions” have certainly succeeded in spades as “Bright S…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Survey of Most Produced Plays Shows Diversity by Peter Libbey

Works by Lauren Gunderson, Lauren Yee and Larissa FastHorse see multiple productions, while “Bright Star” proves a popular musical.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Review: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s “Bright Star” strikes a chord at Arvada Center by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

This one will tug at your heartstrings - or banjo strings. Or mandolin ...

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: Palo Alto Players’ ‘Bright Star’ connects on many levels by Joanne Engelhardt

Lyrical, enigmatic, lively, maudlin, affecting and, ultimately heart-tugging. That’s a capsule description of Palo Alto Players’ beautifully conceived production of “Bright Star,” th…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre Sets Season of New Works by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include the musical 'Bright Star' and 'American Son' by Florida writer Christopher Demos-Brown.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck & Harry Hadden-Paton to Headline New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the upcoming Broadway staging of Flying Over Sunset, a new musical written and directed by James Lapine (Falsettos) and featuring music by Tom Kitt (Nex…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

BWW TV: Looking Back at BRIGHT STAR's Opening Night!

The sun is gonna shine today because its the birthday of the legendary actor and comedian Steve Martin! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated musical Bright Star…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango & More to Star in Slave Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed work Slave Play. The previously announced production, directed by Robert O'Hara, will begin previews on Se…

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