Cultural Events In Los Angeles
Jul 292017
 
Carmen Cusack To Star In Bright Star At Ahmanson Theatre

Carmen Cusack and Paul Alexander Nolan in the original Broadway production of “Bright Star.” “Bright Star” is part of the 2017-2018 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and will be presented by special arrangement with Joey Parnes Productions October 11 through November 19, 2017. For tickets and information, please visit CenterTheatreGroup.org/Ahmanson or call (213) 972-4400. Photo by Nick Stokes.

 

CARMEN CUSACK TO REPRISE HER TONY-NOMINATED ROLE IN THE CENTER THEATRE GROUP PRODUCTION OF

“BRIGHT STAR” AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

Tickets For The Award-Winning Musical On Sale Now!

Which Runs October 11 Through November 19, 2017

 

Center Theatre Group has announced that Carmen Cusack will reprise her Tony-nominated role as Alice Murphy in “Bright Star” at the Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony-nominated Best Musical, with music, lyrics and story by Grammy, Emmy and Oscar winner Steve Martin and Grammy winner Edie Brickell, will be presented by Center Theatre Group by special arrangement with Joey Parnes Productions at the Ahmanson Theatre October 11 through November 19, 2017. The opening is set for October 20 and individual tickets are on sale NOW!

The powerfully moving new musical is directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. “Bright Star” won the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music. It also received five 2016 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Lead Actress in a Musical and Best Orchestrations.

Inspired by a real event, this original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ‘40s. Propelled by an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and enthralling performances. Marc Snetiker of Entertainment Weekly called “Bright Star,” “A genuinely delightful show bolstered by an incredible debut from Carmen Cusack.”

 

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