A Tony nominee for the musical Bright Star, Carmen Cusack makes her solo concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below, where she shares stories and songs that brought her to Broadway.
I pay some lip service to being an ordinary theatergoer. I am truly a theater geek. On Twitter, I have a pinned tweet that
My hope was that Bright Star would do a medley and somehow integrate Martin on banjo throughout. There are a lot of musically
While in Brazil -- a 10-day trip he took at the urging of his wife, the musician Edie Brickell, who had traveled to Abadiânia
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Mission accomplished. In 2013 she would play Alice, a southern literary magazine editor in Bright Star's workshop production
Each year I write about people/shows I'd like to see get Tony nominations. These are people/shows that aren't necessarily
Sitting in the Steve Martin/Edie Brickell bluegrass musical Bright Star I knew the show would divide critics, but I also knew that it was impossible to leave and not at least respect the work of choreographer Josh Rhodes.
Moments into the jolly entr'acte orchestra hoedown that affably yanks Bright Star back after Intermission, inscrutably ignoring the un-jolly infanticide finale that has just closed out Act One, I turned my eyes heavenward.
Working with Steve Martin, a not so wild and crazy guy in his current incarnation as Americana icon, the two have composed country songs for a band that plays from inside an A-frame house.