The national tour of the Tony-nominated Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical Bright Star arrives at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre November 28. Carmen Cusack, who earned a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in the production, reprises her performance in the central role of Alice Murphy.
The San Francisco engagement continues through December 17. Cusack launched the tour in Los Angeles earlier this fall. The Tony nominee has only been announced to appear in the Los Angeles and San Francisco engagements.
Additional stops are planned for Salt Lake City, Houston, and Dallas.
Bright Star also features original Broadway company members Jeff Blumenkrantz, A.J. Shively, Allison Briner-Dardenne, Patrick Cummings, Stephen Lee Anderson, Maddie Shea Baldwin, Patrick Cummings, Max Chernin, and Richard Gatta.
The tour also features David Atkinson, Jeff Austin, Kaitlyn Davidson, Devin Archer, Kelly Baker, Audrey Cardwell, Robin De Lano, David Kirk Grant, Donna Louden, Kevin McMahon, Alessa Neeck, Robert Pieranunzi, and Michael Starr.
The musical, directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, received a Tony nomination for Best Musical in 2016; also nominated were Martin and Brickell for their bluegrass-infused score, Martin for the book, and August Eriksmoen for Best Orchestrations.
Bright Star features 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, musical supervision by Peter Asher, and musical direction and vocal arrangements by Rob Berman.
For tickets, visit BrightStarMusical.com.