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Steve Martin Announces Twitter 'Hiatus' to Work on New Musical BRIGHT STARSteve Martin Announces Twitter 'Hiatus' to Work on New Musical BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2014

No one ever said that writing musicals was easy, and Steve Martin has just announced a Twitter break to focus on his new musical, Bright Star. Martin wrote 'Taking a hiatus from Twitter for a while to concentrate on @ediebrickell 's and my musical 'Bright Star,' opening in San Diego in Sept.' (more...)
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Musical to Play Old Globe Theatre in SeptemberSteve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Musical to Play Old Globe Theatre in September
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

The Old Globe today announced its 2014-2015 Season, beginning September 13 with the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical with music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Edie Brickell, book by Steve Martin, based on an original story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie makes his Globe debut directing with this entertaining musical of enduring love, family ties, and the light of forgiveness that shines from a bright star. (more...)
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Musical to Get NYC Workshop in March 2014Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Musical to Get NYC Workshop in March 2014
by BWW News Desk - December 2, 2013

According to an Equity casting notice, Bright Star, a musical by Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, will get a New York City workshop this spring, presented by the Old Globe Theatre. Walter Bobbie is set to direct the project, which will be presented March 6-7, 2014. (more...)