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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Bright Star — Nominee for Best Musical

Opened:
March 24, 2016

Authors:
Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, lyrics by Edie Brickell, book by Steve Martin

Story:
Bright Star is set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and travels between 1945 and 1923. Billy Cane, a young soldier just home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy, the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives.

Producers:
Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Zebulon LLC, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Len Blavatnik, James L. Nederlander, Carson & Joseph Gleberman, Balboa Park Productions, The Shubert Organization and Jamie deRoy/Catherine Adler/Cricket Jiranek

Other Honors:
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical