Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!

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!

Cusack makes her Broadway debut as Alice, a role she originated in Bright Star's world premiere production in San Diego, and is joined by co-stars Paul Alexander Nolan, Tony Award nomineeMichael Mulheren, A.J. Shively, Hannah Elless, Tony Award nominee Stephen Bogardus, three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty, Stephen Lee Anderson, Emily Padgett, Tony Award nominee Jeff Blumenkrantz, along with Maddie Shea Baldwin, Allison Briner-Dardenne, Max Chernin, Patrick Cummings, Sandra DeNise, Richard Gatta, Lizzie Klemperer, Michael X. Martin, William Michals, Tony Roach, Sarah Jane Shanks and William Youmans.

Inspired by a real event, this "unabashedly romantic" (The New York Times) original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past - and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives.

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Theatre Marquee for the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'Bright Star' at the Cort Theatre on March 24, 2016 in New York City.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Walter Bobbie

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Jamie deRoy and David Zippel

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Peter Asher

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Peter Asher

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Aidan Quinn

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Joel Grey

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Steve Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Edie Brickell and Steve Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Martin Short

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Walter Bobbie

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Alysha Umphress

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Alysha Umphress

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Howard Stern

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Howard Stern and Beth Stern

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Beth Stern

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Beth Stern

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Josh Young

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Josh Young

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Susan Lyons and Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Susan Lyons and Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Edie Brickell and Steve Martin and Joel Grey

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Josh Rhodes

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Josh Rhodes

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Edie Brickell and Steve Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Jessica Hershberg Fontana and Santino Fontana

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Jessica Fontana and Santino Fontana

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Diane Sawyer

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Andrea Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Andrea Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Diane Sawyer and Andrea Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Jo Andres and Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Paul Shaffer

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Paul Shaffer

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Kenny Leon

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BRIGHT STAR!
Kenny Leon

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