Bright Star is a sensational, Tony-nominated, Broadway musical by Grammy and Emmy Award-winning duo, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell that celebrates the power of love and the resilience of the human spirit.
This riveting production takes you on a journey through the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in the 1920s and 1940s. It tells the story of Alice Murphy, a southern literary editor, who uncovers a long-buried truth that will change her life forever.
Directed by Mr. Michael Viola, Bright Star features a talented student cast and crew, exquisite period costumes, and mesmerizing special effects. Prepare to be moved by heartfelt performances, touching moments, soulful bluegrass melodies, and breathtaking choreography.
Show Times and Advanced Tickets
- May 4th – 7:30pm
- May 5th – 7:30pm
- May 6th – 2:00pm
- May 6th – 7:30pm
Preview Show: Weds, May 3rd at 7:00pm
We expect the shows to sell out prior to show dates. Please consider purchasing tickets in advance.
*While the production is family friendly, the story includes some mature themes.
Bright Star: music, book, & story by Steve Martin. Music, lyrics, & story by Edie Brickell. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.
Presented with special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
Original show artwork was created by Abby Wyland and Will Daly, students at South Lakes High School.
Vocal direction by Jessica Irish, Jane Waldrop, and Tina Boosahda- Harrell.
Music direction by Bryan Baldwin.