About the Show
Book by Steve Martin, music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, lyrics by Edie Brickell
Literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, awakening a longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past. Propelled by beautiful bluegrass melodies, Southern family secrets are revealed and lives transformed in this sweeping, Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning, musical tale of love and redemption set in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920’s and ‘40s.
Directed by Rachel Klem. Musical direction by Diane Petteway and Ron Foreman. Choreography by Morgan Piner.
Produced by special arrangement with THEATRE RIGHTS WORLDWIDE.
Cast - Bright Star
|ALICE 1940s||Tina Morris-Anderson|
|BILLY CANE||Benaiah Barnes|
|DADDY CANE||David Burney|
|DADDY MURPHY||Linh Schladweiler|
|DR. NORQUIST||John C. McIlwee|
|GOVERNMENT WORKER||Kathy Norris|
|JIMMY RAY 1920s||Chris Inhulsen|
|JIMMY RAY 1940s||Daryl Ray Carliles|
|MAMA MURPHY||Verlene Oates|
|MAYOR DOBBS||Danny Norris|
|FLORENCE/WELL-DRESSED WOMAN||Marisa Markoch|
Bright Star interview WHUP-FM's weekly Lights Up! program.
Listen as Rachel Klem (director), Diane Cashwell Petteway (musical director), Ron Foreman (ensemble coach), and Joshua Reaves (lighting designer/interim director UT) chat with Wayne Leonard of WHUP-FM’s Lights Up! program which airs each Wednesday at 5:00pm. Interview starts at the top of the show.
|SHOW WARNING: Not applicable at this time|
Show Times: 7:30pm Nightly: June 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, & 22 2:00pm Matinee: June 16, 22, 23 Thursday Community Night: June 20 — All public seats $19 (plus applicable fees and tax) Audio Description & Closed Captioning: Friday, June 14 — View Captioning here on day of show. Contact Ticket Central in advance for special assistance.
Adult: $ 29.99
Sr Citizen/Fac/Staff: $ 27.99
Student/Community Night: $ 19
NCSU Student: $ 8
Group (10 or more): $ 24
Plus applicable fees and NC sales tax. All seating is reserved.
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Hours: 1:00-6:00pm, Monday-Friday (Summer hours 1:00-5:00)
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