Written | Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Directed | Tracy Bersley
Scenic Design | Anita Tripathi
Assistant Scenic Design | Aren Carpenter
Produced | Playmaker’s Repertory at UNC Chapel Hill
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Inspired by a true story and featuring Tony-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past — and what she finds has the power to transform both their lives. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion.