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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell’s ‘Bright Star’ Musical Original Cast Recording Announced

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Mar 18, 2016 01:44 PM EDT

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s all new musical Bright Star is taking Broadway by storm and pretty soon audiences from all over will be able brighten up their own homes with a little piece of the musical. Ghostlight records recently announced the upcoming release of the Bright Star original cast recording latter this Spring.

Bright Star was created by Steve Martin (music, book & story) and Edie Brickell (music, lyrics & story) and is directed by Walter Bobbie.

Bright Star stars Carmen Cusack as Alice with Paul Alexander Nolan, Michael Mulheren, A.J. Shively, Hannah Elless, Stephen Bogardus, Dee Hoty, Stephen Lee Anderson, Emily Padgett, Jeff Blumenkrantz, along with Maddie Shea Baldwin, Allison Briner-Dardenne, Max Chernin, Patrick Cummings, Sandra DeNise, Richard Gatta, Lizzie Klemperer, Michael X. Martin, William Michals, Tony Roach, Sarah Jane Shanks and William Youmans.

Press notes for the show describe the plot description, reading:

“Inspired by a real event, this 'unabashedly romantic' (The New York Times) original musical 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 of their lives.”

The official cast recording of Bright Star will be made available by Ghostlight Records digitally on Friday, April 29, 2016 and in stores on Friday, May 27, 2016. You can pre-order the album by, visitg http://www.sh-k-boom.com/bright-star-original-broadway-cast-recording.

Bright Star began previews on February 25 and will officially open on March 24.

Tickets for Bright Star are priced from $45 - $145 and are available at the Cort Theatre box office Monday – Saturday, 10am – 8pm; online at Telecharge.com, or by calling 800-447-7400. Groups of 10 or more need to make their reservations by calling 1-800-BROADWAY, ext. 2.

For more information please visit brightstarmusical.com.

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