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Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR VideoBroadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Bright Star arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on March 24 at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances.

VIDEO: Edie Brickell Shares Original Song VideoVIDEO: Edie Brickell Shares Original Song
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020

The Old Globe has shared a video of Edie Brickell performing an original song!

BWW TV: Highlights From BRIGHT STAR At Florida Studio Theatre VideoBWW TV: Highlights From BRIGHT STAR At Florida Studio Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 26, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre presents Bright Star, the five-time Tony-nominated musical and winner of the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical. Called a?oeShininga?? and a?oeOutstandinga?? by The Observer, Bright Star tells an inspiring story of forbidden love, betrayal, and the power of compassion.

BWW TV: Looking Back at BRIGHT STAR's Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: Looking Back at BRIGHT STAR's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2019

The sun is gonna shine today because its the birthday of the legendary actor and comedian Steve Martin! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated musical Bright Star that he wrote the score for with Edie Brickell. Get a peek inside the show's opening night with Martin and Brickell alongside cast members including Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan, and more! Check out the full video!

VIDEO: Paul Alexander Nolan and Carmen Cusack Perform 'Whoa Mama' From BRIGHT STAR VideoVIDEO: Paul Alexander Nolan and Carmen Cusack Perform 'Whoa Mama' From BRIGHT STAR
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2019

Carmen Cusack made an appearance during Paul Alexander Nolan's show at Feinstein's/54 Below last night. The pair performed "Whoa Mama" by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell from the musical Bright Star, in which they both starred.

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack and the Cast of BRIGHT STAR at the Ahmanson Shine in New Music V VideoVIDEO: Carmen Cusack and the Cast of BRIGHT STAR at the Ahmanson Shine in New Music Video
by Stage Tube - Nov 1, 2017

The Tony Award nominated musical 'Bright Star' is currently running through November 19, 2017 at the Ahmanson Theatre. Presented by Center Theatre Group, the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, with music, lyrics and story by Grammy, Emmy and Oscar winner Steve Martin and Grammy winner Edie Brickell, will be directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbieand choreographed by Josh Rhodes. See the Carmen Cusack and the cast of the show in a new music video for the opening number, 'If You Knew My Story' below!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'!

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Director Sheryl Kaller and Playwright Karen Siff Exkorn of DO THIS! Starring Carmen Cusack
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nominee Carmen Cusack stars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This by Karen Siff Exkorn, which is now running through the 28th. Check out the video interview below of Director Sheryl Kaller and Playwright Karen Siff Exkorn!

BWW TV Exclusive: Carmen Cusack Croons Tunes at BRIGHT STAR's Reunion Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 3, 2017

On December 12, the company of BRIGHT STAR reunited for a one-night-only concert at Town Hall. In celebration of their recent GRAMMY Award nomination, BroadwayWorld has exclusive footage from the concert - listen to Carmen Cusack croon onstage below!

VIDEO: Best Score Nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Perform 'Tomorrow' on the TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Below, check out the street performance of the ANNIE classic 'Tomorrow' featuring the Tony nominees for Best Score - Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Steve Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Edie Brickell, Sara Bareilles and Glenn Slater!

STAGE TUBE: Wait For It! HAMILTON Cast Previews Tony Awards Performance in New 360 Degree Video
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

THE 70TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS air this Sunday, June 12 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/ delayed PT), on CBS. In anticipation of Broadway's biggest night, the network has unveiled a 360 degree video previewing HAMILTON's performance, featuring Leslie Odom, Jr. leading the cast in an acoustic version of 'Wait For It'. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Danny Burstein, Zachary Levi & More Talk Tony Noms, Diversity & Rude Audiences
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2016

Leslie Odom Jr, Jeff Daniels, Gabriel Byrne, Zachary Levi, Reed Birney, Danny Burstein and Alex Brightman join The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg to discuss diversity on Broadway, rude audience members and much more.

VIDEO: Laura Benanti, Megan Hilty & More Talk Careers, Fears & Tony Noms!
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Tony nominees Jessica Lange (LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT), Michelle Williams (BLACKBIRD), Megan Hilty (NOISES OFF), Jessie Mueller (WAITRESS), Cynthia Erivo (THE COLOR PURPLE), Lupita Nyong'o (ECLIPSED), and Laura Benanti (SHE LOVES ME) join The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg to discuss their lives, career and recent Broadway roles which earned them Tony nominations.

STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin & Carmen Cusack Talk Broadway's BRIGHT STAR on CBS THIS MORNING
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2016

Broadway's shining at the moment with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical BRIGHT STAR, featuring Tony nominee Carmen Cusack, currently playing at the Cort Theatre. In celebration of the show's run - not to mention five Tony nods - Martin and Cusack stopped by CBS THIS MORNING today, where they opened up about the process of bringing the musical to the Great White Way. Check out their interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin Surprises Audience During Entr'acte at BRIGHT STAR
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2016

Last night's BRIGHT STAR audience was pleasantly surprised at the start of Act 2 when Steve Martin joined the band onstage for the Entr'acte. Martin, who wrote the show's book and composed the music with Edie Brickell, played the banjo. Check out footage from the surprise performance below!

Tony Awards Close-Up: Sun Is Shining Hard on BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2016

Carmen Cusack has finally made her Broadway debut, and it's in the role of a lifetime. She plays Alice Murphy (at two ages) in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR- a performance that earned her a nomination for Best Performance by and Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Hear her story below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Nominee Carmen Cusack Sing 'If You Knew My Story' from BRIGHT STAR
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2016

Ghostlight Records recently released the original cast recording of Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. The album - produced by the legendary, multi-Grammy Award-winning producer, manager, and musician Peter Asher - will be available in stores everywhere beginning Friday, May 27. The digital booklet features full lyrics, show photos, liner notes from Martin, Brickell and Asher, in addition to a synopsis and essay by Bill Rosenfield. To order the album, please visit Below, watch as Tony nominee Carmen Cusack records 'If You Knew My Story' in the studio!

Tony Awards Close-Up: What About BRIGHT STAR Brings Steve Martin and Edie Brickell the Most Joy? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2016

Can't get enough of Bright Star? The show earned five Tony nominations earlier this week, and it's thanks to the work of the show's creators Steve Martin and Edie Brickell- nominees for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Score. Below, watch as they tell us why watching audiences react brings them so much joy!

BWW TV: BRIGHT STAR's Hannah Elless Sings The Star-Spangled Banner at Mets Game
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2016

Broadway's Hannah Elless, from the hit musical BRIGHT STAR, performed the National Anthem at last night's METS Game against the Cincinnati Reds. Click below to watch her sing The Star-Spangled Banner, plus follow this link for photos!

BWW TV: It's Banjo Time- Watch Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Perform at the BRIGHT STAR Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2016

What went down at the Bright Star curtain call last night? Lots of applause; lots of love; and lots of banjo! Watch below as the cast is joined onstage by creators Steve Martin and Edie Brickell as they perform the show's anthem, 'Sun's Gonna Shine.'