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'Bright Star' musical inspired by bluegrass and banjos

San Francisco Examiner - 28 Nov 2017
Folk artist Edie Brickell believes that “Bright Star” — the Tony-nominated, bluegrass-fueled musical that she developed with actor-musician Steve Martin — resonates with audiences because it's got plenty of heart. “There are people so weary with the ...
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Steve Martin talks Amy Schumer, bluegrass and theater

Marin Independent Journal - 06 Dec 2017
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and Carmen Cusack of “Bright Star,” which Martin says has more of an Americana sound than a bluegrass musical. (Mark Shafer/Courtesy Vanity Fair). By Karen D'Souza, Bay Area News Group. Posted: 12/06/17, 11:43 AM PST ...
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Review: Steve Martin's 'Bright Star' radiates sheer romance

The Mercury News - 30 Nov 2017
A “Bright Star” is shining over San Francisco's Curran Theatre, casting a warming glow over the city with its rich brew of Americana, bluegrass and nostalgia. Banjos and fiddles aren't the only instruments plucked rather hard by Steve Martin and Edie ...
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'Bright Star' is a Holiday Play Full of Bluegrass Cheer

KQED - 06 Dec 2017
A good holiday show should be uplifting and have an optimistic view of humankind, which is not an easy task in a year full of trauma (like this one). But the Tony-nominated Bright Star succeeds. This comic melodrama, set in the Blue Ridge of North ...
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The Sun'll Come Out Tomorrow in Bright Star

SF Weekly (blog) - 14 Dec 2017
Here the singer-songwriter Edie Brickell partnered with Steve Martin, the production's éminence grise, to peddle optimism as a viable alternative to the wilted American Dream. Repeat your wish long and loud enough and it will be fulfilled. The title ...
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Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of Dec. 17

San Francisco Chronicle - 14 Dec 2017
$25-$40. Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Ave., Berkeley. (510) 841-6500. —L. Janiak. ALERT VIEWER Bright Star Depending on your appetite for bluegrass music and a broad-brush melodramatic storyline, the Steven Martin-Edie Brickell ...
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DAVID PANNELL: At rest in the 'cloud of unknowing'

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - 02 Dec 2017
“I'm not aware of too many things/I know what I know if you know what I mean.” That koan-like phrase is from a song by Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians, a group popular in the acid-washed early '90s, but it has relevance for our own dark denim time ...
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SFGate - 13 Dec 2017
Bright Star The Curran presents Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical about a successful literary editor who meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II and their connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together they ...
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A brightly shining 'Star' for the holidays

San Francisco Examiner - 01 Dec 2017
In these divisive and uncertain times, a respite of kindness and decency feels like a much-needed emotional oasis. “Bright Star,” the Steve Martin-Edie Brickell musical at the Curran theater, is a journey to just such a spot. Cynics and self-appointed ...
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Bethel Woods Concerts Announce Steve Martin and Martin Short

Broadway World - 13 Dec 2017
In 2013, he released his third full-length album, Love Has Come For You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come For You won a Grammy for "Best American Roots Song" for the title track and inspired their musical Bright Star ...
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City Scene

San Mateo Daily Journal - 09 Dec 2017
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical love letter to hope and resilience wears its heart right on its gingham sleeve, and shows us that even during our darkest moments, 'the sun is gonna shine again.' A quintessentially American musical, with a ...
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Carolina hoedown at the Curran

Bay Area Reporter - 07 Dec 2017
Singer-songwriter Edie Brickell and comedian-turned-serious-guy Steve Martin wrote the songs and collaborated on a story that even the central character acknowledges is a fanciful yarn. "If you knew my story, you'd have a hard time believing me," she ...

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