Bright Star

Feb 22 – Mar 31
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre

“Downright wonderful! A Gorgeous Anthem to Optimism!

Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin

Music, Lyric & Story by Edie Brickell

Inspired by a real event, this bluegrass musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ‘40s. Literary editor Alice Murphy enters a relationship with a young soldier just home from World War II that 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. Barter Theatre brings you the first production of this show in the United States since its run on Broadway. See it here first at Barter Theatre!