North Carolina Theater Company to Perform AESOP'S FABLES in Moscow

Bright Star Touring Theatre based in Asheville, North Carolina has been invited by the United States Embassy to visit Moscow this fall. While there, they will perform their acclaimed production Aesop's Fables, which has been seen by hundreds of audiences across the United States. The company will also teach an extensive residency, educating students on all aspects of Live Theatre including improvisation, acting, directing, writing and production design. Bright Star's residency will conclude with an exciting debut of plays built by the students from start to finish.

To mark the occasion, Bright Star will give a free local performance of Aesop's Fables at Asheville Community Theatre (ACT) on September 23rd. A Red Carpet Reception will follow immediately at the Asheville Renaissance Hotel.

Emmy Award winning actor David Ostergaard founded Bright Star eleven years ago. In that time, it has grown to become one of America's largest and most reputable children's theatre companies. They offer a wide variety curriculum-based programs ranging from The Lady of Bullyburg to Heroes of the Underground Railroad. The company performs regularly at The National Theatre in Washington DC and serves nearly 1,000 audiences a year in schools, theaters, libraries, museums and more across the country. They also perform at many schools, theatres, libraries and festivals in their home state of North Carolina each year. Bright Star is committed to providing professional theatre to audiences at an affordable and all-inclusive rate. Information about all of their interactive shows, including videos, photos, study guides and more is available online at For more information on the company's trip to Moscow, their red carpet event, or their upcoming season, please contact Bright Star Touring Theatre at (336) 558-7360.

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