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Edie Arlisa Brickell (born March 10, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter widely known for 1988's Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, the debut album by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, which went to No. 4 on the Billboard albums chart. She is married to singer-songwriter Paul Simon.
Love Has Come for You was released on April 23, 2013. The album is a collaboration with Steve Martin. Both appeared on talk shows, such as The View and Late Show with David Letterman, to promote the album in April 2013.

Starting in May 2013, she toured with Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers throughout North America.

In 2016, the musical Bright Star – to which she contributed music, lyrics, and story – opened on Broadway at the Cort Theatre.

In 2017, Brickell and Martin appeared in the documentary film The American Epic Sessions directed by Bernard MacMahon. They recorded "The Coo Coo Bird", a traditional English folk song, live on the first electrical sound recording system from the 1920s. The track appeared on the accompanying soundtrack, Music from The American Epic Sessions.

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Franklin Performing Arts Company To Present Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) will present the musical Bright Star January 5-7 at THE BLACK BOX.

Review: BRIGHT STAR at Te Auaha

What did our critic think of BRIGHT STAR at Te Auaha?

Interview: Megan Wirts of BRIGHT STAR at LionHeart Productions Has a Story to Tell!

LionHeart Productions is presenting Bright Star, a beautiful story about faith, hope, love and forgiveness. Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. This Tony nominated show (nominated the same year as Wicked)  will have you tapping your toes to it’s country/bluegrass sound.   We had the chance to interview one of the male leads of the show and see what Megan had to say about playing the lead role of Alice, and her thoughts on Bright Star.

Interview: David Hatter of BRIGHT STAR at LionHeart Productions

LionHeart Productions is presenting Bright Star, a beautiful story about faith, hope, love and forgiveness. Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. This Tony nominated show (nominated the same year as Wicked)  will have you tapping your toes to it’s country/bluegrass sound.   We had the chance to interview one of the male leads of the show and see what David had to say about playing the role of Jimmy Ray, and his thoughts on Bright Star.

Video: Heavy MakeUp Debuts Music Video For 'DON'T KID YOURSELF KID'

“DON’T KID YOURSELF KID” is from Heavy MakeUp’s self-titled debut album, which was released last month viaShuffle Records/Thirty Tigers. In celebration of the new music, the group is in the midst of a four-show residency at Los Angeles’ Sun Rose with their next performance taking place tomorrow featuring guest Charlie Sexton. Watch the video!

Patrick Olson's EMERGENCE Begins Performances Tomorrow At The Pershing Square Signature Center

Don't miss the New York premiere of Patrick Olson's groundbreaking conceptual performance, EMERGENCE, at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Experience this thought-provoking and transformative journey at the intersection of art, science, and music.

Photos: First Look at BRIGHT STAR At The Arrow Rock Lyceum

Get an exclusive first look at BRIGHT STAR at The Arrow Rock Lyceum with these stunning photos. Don't miss this limited engagement production before it closes.

BRIGHT STAR Comes to Arrow Rock Lyceum This Week

Bright Star makes its Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre debut Sept. 29-Oct.8 with a phenomenal cast of actor-musicians who play 16 different instruments live on stage, creating a live theatre piece and concert all rolled into one. Learn more about the production here!

Heavy Makeup Confirms October Residency at Los Angeles' Sun Rose

Heavy MakeUp—the dynamic new project from Edie Brickell, CJ Camerieri and Trever Hagen—will perform four shows at Los Angeles’ Sun Rose next month on October 4, 11, 18 and 25. Each show will consist of two distinct sets—the first will feature songs from their self-titled debut album, while the second will be a purely improvised performance.

Broadway Stars Flock To Roanoke For Mill Mountain Theatre's BRIGHT STAR

The lights of Broadway are about to shine brighter in Roanoke as stars flock to the Star City for Mill Mountain Theatre's production of 'Bright Star.'

Mill Mountain Theatre To Produce Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR

The Sun is going to shine again. From the clever and hilarious minds of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell is 'Bright Star,' an original musical based on a true story.

The Franklin Performing Arts Company Announces Its 2023-24 Season Featuring THE LITTLE MERMAID And More

The Franklin Performing Arts Company has announced its 2023-24 season of musicals and plays in their home venue THE BLACK BOX.

Heavy MakeUp Releases New Song 'NICE TRY'

Written and produced by the trio, Heavy MakeUp features 11 tracks including lead single, “ALL THE TIME,” which debuted earlier this summer. Filled with sonic exploration, the record captures the artists’ improvisational spirit and shared curiosities through voice, synths, drum machines and brass.

MAME, FALSETTOS & More Set for 42 Street Moon 2023-24 Season

Explore the upcoming 2023-24 season at 42nd Street Moon! Get all the details about the highly anticipated lineup, including beloved classics like MAME and FALSETTOS, and more. Don't miss out on this exciting season of theater magic!

Edie Brickell, CJ Camerieri & Trever Hagen to Release New Album as Heavy MakeUp

The album is their first official project as a collective, after initially discovering their musical chemistry when collaborating on 2022’s “More and More,” released by Camerieri and Hagen’s project, CARM. Following that experience, Brickell, Camerieri and Hagen were inspired to further explore their shared creativity and spent three days together.

Regional Premiere Of BRIGHT STAR Opens For Two-Week Run At Spokane Valley Summer Theatre

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre opens the second show of its 'Sizzling Summer Season' on Friday, July 14th. SVST is thrilled to produce the regional premiere of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's Tony-nominated musical Bright Star, inspired by a true American story.

Review: BRIGHT STAR at Actors Theatre Of Little Rock

What did our critic think of BRIGHT STAR at Actors Theatre Of Little Rock?

Meet the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Back to the Future: The Musical begins Broadway performances tonight, Friday, June 30, 2023 and officially opens Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. Meet the cast of Back to the Future here!

'Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90' Concert Film Event Comes to Maui

 Blackbird Presents and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center present a world premiere screening Saturday, June 10 outdoors under the stars in the A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion featuring an in-person introduction by Willie Nelson of the recent filmed concert event at the Hollywood Bowl honoring his 90th birthday.

Pacific Conservatory Theatre Reveals 59th Season Lineup

PCPA Season 59 brings romantic misadventures, toe tapping live music, and uplifting stories all under the stars this summer! Learn more about the season lineup here!

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Edie Brickell has written 1 shows including Bright Star (Music and Lyrics).

Edie Brickell has been nominated for several awards for her work on the Broadway show "Bright Star." She was nominated for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards.

Edie Brickell has won the Outstanding Music award at the Drama Desk Awards for the Broadway show Bright Star. She has also won the Outstanding New Score award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Bright Star.

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