Bright Star Creators Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Sing on "The Tonight Show" (Video)

News   Bright Star Creators Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Sing on "The Tonight Show" (Video)
 
Emmy and Grammy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, creators of the new, Broadway-bound musical Bright Star, recently made an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

The duo performed "Won't Go Back" from their new recording, "So Familiar." Watch the performance below.

 

Bright Star will arrive on Broadway following a Dec. 2-Jan. 10, 2016, engagement at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The musical had its world premiere at San Diego's Old Globe in 2014.

Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan, Michael Mulheren, Stephen Bogardus and Dee Hoty are among the stars.

Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie directs the production that will begin Broadway previews March 7, towards a March 31 Broadway opening at a Shubert theatre to be announced. Inspired by a true event, Bright Star, according to press notes, "tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together they discover a stunning secret with the power to transform their lives."

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