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Bright Star   Tour  

Bright Star
Opening Date: October 11, 2017    
Closing Date: July 1, 2018

Category: Musical, Original, National Tour
Setting: North Carolina.1945-1946, and 22 years earlier.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson; Produced in association with Old Globe Theatre
World Premiere on September 28, 2014 at the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, California (Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director; Michael G. Murphy, Managing Director); A workshop production of 'Bright Star' was presented Summer 2013 by New York Stage and Film & Vassar; A workshop production of 'Bright Star' was presented Summer 2013 at Powerhouse Theatre
Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell; Book by Steve Martin; Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell; Lyrics by Edie Brickell; Music arranged by Rob Berman; Music orchestrated by August Eriksmoen; Supervising Music Director: Rob Berman; Musical Director: Anthony DeAngelis
Directed by Walter Bobbie; Choreographed by Josh Rhodes; Associate Director: Katia Koziara; Associate Choreographer: Lee Wilkins; Supervising Choreographer: Richard Gatta
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman; Sound Design by Nevin Steinberg; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Scenic Design Supervision: Edward Pierce; Makeup Design by Tommy Kurzman; Associate Scenic Design: Edward Pierce; Associate Costume Design: Daniel Urlie; Associate Lighting Design: Justin A. Partier; Associate Sound Design: Jessica Paz; Associate Hair and Wig Design: Tommy Kurzman
Company Manager: David van Zyll de Jong
Touring Technical Supervisor: Larry Morey; Production Stage Manager: Anjee Nero
Musical Supervisor: Peter Asher; Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press; Conducted by Anthony DeAngelis; Associate Conductor: Jason Yarcho; Piano/Accordion: Anthony DeAngelis; Accordion/Auto Harp: Jason Yarcho
Original New York Casting: Howard Cherpakov, C.S.A.; Additional New York Casting: Calleri Casting; Los Angeles Casting: Michael Donovan, CSA; Dialect Coach: Samara Bay; Dance Captain: Richard Gatta; Fight Captain: Richard Gatta
Carmen Cusack
Alice Murphy
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
Stephen Lee Anderson
Daddy Murphy
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
David Atkinson
Daddy Cane
Jeff Austin
Mayor Josiah Dobbs
Maddie Shea Baldwin
Margo Crawford
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
Jeff Blumenkrantz
Daryl Ames
Allison Briner-Dardenne
Mama Murphy
Patrick Cummings
Jimmy Ray Dobbs
Kaitlyn Davidson
Lucy Grant
Liana Hunt
Margo Crawford
(Mar 13, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018)
A.J. Shively
Billy Cane
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
Devin Archer
Audrey Cardwell
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
(Oct 11, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018)
Max Chernin
Robin De Lano
County Clerk
David Kirk Grant
Dr. Norquist
Kevin McMahon
Stanford Adams
Alessa Neeck
Michael Starr
Swings: Kelly Baker, Richard Gatta, Donna Louden and Robert Pieranunzi
Understudies: Devin Archer (Jimmy Ray Dobbs), Audrey Cardwell (Alice Murphy), Max Chernin (Daryl Ames), Robin De Lano (Alice Murphy, Mama Murphy), David Kirk Grant (Daddy Murphy, Mayor Josiah Dobbs), Donna Louden (Alice Murphy), Kevin McMahon (Daddy Cane), Alessa Neeck (Lucy Grant, Margo Crawford), Robert Pieranunzi (Daddy Murphy) and Michael Starr (Billy Cane)
music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin; lyrics by Edie Brickell
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
If You Knew My Story Alice Murphy and Company
She's Gone Daddy Cane and Billy Cane
Bright Star Billy Cane and Ensemble
Way Back in the Day
(music by Edie Brickell)
Alice Murphy and Ensemble
Whoa, Mama Jimmy Ray Dobbs, Alice Murphy and Ensemble
Firmer Hand/Do Right Daddy Murphy, Mama Murphy, Alice Murphy and Ensemble
A Man's Gotta Do Mayor Josiah Dobbs and Jimmy Ray Dobbs
Asheville Margo Crawford and Ensemble
What Could Be Better Jimmy Ray Dobbs, Alice Murphy and Ensemble
I Can't Wait Alice Murphy, Jimmy Ray Dobbs and Ensemble
Please, Don't Take Him Mayor Josiah Dobbs, Alice Murphy, Daddy Murphy, Mama Murphy, Stanford Adams and Ensemble
A Man's Gotta Do (Reprise) Mayor Josiah Dobbs and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Sun is Gonna Shine Alice Murphy, Mama Murphy and Ensemble
Heartbreaker Jimmy Ray Dobbs
Another Round Lucy Grant, Daryl Ames, Billy Cane and Ensemble
I Had a Vision Alice Murphy and Jimmy Ray Dobbs
Always Will Billy Cane, Margo Crawford and Ensemble
I Can't Wait (Reprise) Ensemble
So Familiar Alice Murphy and Ensemble
At Long Last
(music by Edie Brickell)
Alice Murphy and Ensemble
Finale Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 26, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018 Belk Theater Charlotte, NC
Jun 12, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 AT&T Performing Arts Center Dallas, TX
Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018 Shubert Performing Arts Center New Haven, CT
Apr 17, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018 Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts Raleigh, NC
Apr 12, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018 Hanover Theatre Worcester, MA
Mar 13, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Hobby Center For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Jan 12, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018 Pioneer Theatre Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 28, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 Curran Theatre San Francisco, CA
Oct 11, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017 Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles, CA