VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's BRIGHT STAR Perform 'Whoa Mama' on 'Today'
On this morning's TODAY, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell introduced the cast of their new musical Bright Star, who gave a live performance of a number from the show, "Whoa Mama," led by Carmen Cusack and Paul Alexander Nolan. Watch it in full below!
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 officially opened on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. For more information, visit www.BrightStarMusical.com.
Bright Star is the "unabashedly romantic" (The New York Times) original musical that 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.
Bright Star is produced on Broadway by Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Zebulon LLC, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Len Blavatnik, James L. Nederlander, Carson & Joseph Gleberman, Balboa Park Productions, in association with Rodger Hess, Broadway Across America, Sally Jacobs & Warren Baker, Exeter Capital, Agnes Gund,True Love Productions, and The Old Globe.