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BRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally TodayBRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell in digital formats today, Friday, April 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRIGHT STAR's Jeff Blumenkrantz, Carmen Cusack, Edie Brickell and More at BirdlandPhoto Flash: BRIGHT STAR's Jeff Blumenkrantz, Carmen Cusack, Edie Brickell and More at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Tony-nominated composer Jeff Blumenkrantz, who was joined by his Bright Star cast mates to perform an evening of his original songs. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 18-24, Featuring Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 18-24, Featuring Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Bright Star Sings Jeff Blumenkrantz; The Legend of New York By Salzman & Cunningham Featuring Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes; Donna McKechnie: A Visit with Kander & Ebb; 54 Celebrates The Colonial Theatre; and The Girls in White: Songs from the Show. (more...)

Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Yellowjackets & More Set for Birdland, Week of 4/18Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Yellowjackets & More Set for Birdland, Week of 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 18-24, featuring Yellowjackets, Bright Star Sings Jeff Blumenkrantz, Arturo O'Farrill, and more! (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, The Skivvies & More to Celebrate The Muppets at Feinstein's/54 BelowJames Monroe Iglehart, The Skivvies & More to Celebrate The Muppets at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS will play Feinstein's/54 Below later this year on July 11, 2017, it was announced today. For tickets or more information, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack Sings the National Anthem for Yankees' Opening DayPhoto Flash: BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack Sings the National Anthem for Yankees' Opening Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Carmen Cusack, who currently stars in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new hit musical on Broadway, Bright Star, sang the National Anthem earlier today at the New York Yankee's Opening Day. Scroll down for photos of her on the field! (more...)

Broadway By Design: Eugene Lee & Jane Greenwood Bring BRIGHT STAR from Page to StageBroadway By Design: Eugene Lee & Jane Greenwood Bring BRIGHT STAR from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 2, 2016

Who is Annie without her red dress? Or Eva with out her balcony? It is the charge of the Broadway designer to transport the audience into the world of a show, whether it be Great Depression-era New York City or outside of the Casa Rosada. In our new series, Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Eugene Lee and Jane Greenwood, who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's shining new musical, BRIGHT STAR. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside BRIGHT STAR's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside BRIGHT STAR's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Star began performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), and opened last Thursday, March 24th, 2016. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the whole evening, starting with the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Below, check out photos of gypsy robe recipient Sarah Jane Shanks with the company! (more...)

BWW TV: The BRIGHT STAR Company Celebrates a Gleaming Opening Night!BWW TV: The BRIGHT STAR Company Celebrates a Gleaming Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Star began performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), and opened on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night, and we're taking you inside the after party with the full company below! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: When Robin Williams and BRIGHT STAR's Steve Martin Were Left WAITING FOR GODOTFLASH FRIDAY: When Robin Williams and BRIGHT STAR's Steve Martin Were Left WAITING FOR GODOT
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2016

If you think HAMILTON tickets are hard to come by, you should have been there in 1988, when Martin and Williams played a limited Off-Broadway run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Starbegan performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), and opened just last night, March 24th, 2016. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the BRIGHT STAR Opening Night After Party!Photo Coverage: Go Inside the BRIGHT STAR Opening Night After Party!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Starbegan performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), and opened just last night, March 24th, 2016. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of BRIGHT STAR Takes Their Opening Night Bows with Steve Martin & Edie Brickell!Photo Coverage: The Cast of BRIGHT STAR Takes Their Opening Night Bows with Steve Martin & Edie Brickell!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Star began performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), and opened just last night, March 24th, 2016. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the festivities and you can check out photos from the first official curtain call below! (more...)

BWW Review: Carmen Cusack Shines In Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's Southern Gothic BRIGHT STARBWW Review: Carmen Cusack Shines In Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's Southern Gothic BRIGHT STAR
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2016

The pleasantly earnest new show boasts nice music and fine performances, but lacks engaging storytelling. (more...)

Review Roundup: BRIGHT STAR Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: BRIGHT STAR Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR officially opens tonight, March 24, 2016 at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Scenes from BRIGHT STAR on Broadway- Opens Tonight!BWW TV: Watch Scenes from BRIGHT STAR on Broadway- Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Starbegan performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), with an official opening tonight, March 24th, 2016. Check out a first look at the Broadway cast in action below! (more...)

Whoa, Mama! Meet the Full Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWhoa, Mama! Meet the Full Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR began performances on February 25th and opens officially tonight, March 24th, 2016 at at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan & More in BRIGHT STAR on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan & More in BRIGHT STAR on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Star began performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), with an official opening night set for tomorrow, March 24th, 2016. Check out a first look at the Broadway cast in action below! (more...)

AUDIO: First Listen- Carmen Cusack Sings BRIGHT STAR Anthem, 'Sun Is Gonna Shine'AUDIO: First Listen- Carmen Cusack Sings BRIGHT STAR Anthem, 'Sun Is Gonna Shine'
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, Bright Star began performances on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 24th, 2016. Below, check out the track for the single version of 'Sun Is Gonna Shine,' performed by Carmen Cusack. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch BRIGHT STAR'S Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on CBS Sunday MorningSTAGE TUBE: Watch BRIGHT STAR'S Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on CBS Sunday Morning
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2016

BRIGHT STAR's writing team Steve Martin and Edie Brickell appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Rita Braver to talk about their collaboration on the musical, which is now in previews on Broadway. Check out the video here! (more...)

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