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Carmen Cusack on making her solo concert debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below, playing Tony nominated <I>Bright Star</i> heroine Alice Murphy

Carmen Cusack on making her solo concert debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below, playing Tony nominated Bright Star heroine Alice Murphy

by Casey Mink Carmen Cusack just wrapped her critically acclaimed—and Tony-nominated—run in the Broadway musical Bright Star, marking one of the most rapturously celebrated Broadway debuts in recent memory. But the… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: <i>Bright Star</i> might be dimming but Hannah Elless shines brightly

Star of the Week: Bright Star might be dimming but Hannah Elless shines brightly

by Casey Mink The shimmering new musical Bright Star has been one of the sweetest spots of this Broadway season, thanks in no small part to Hannah Elless. Elless, who has been with… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: <i>Bright Star</i> leading lady Carmen Cusack is giving a most heartbreakingly revelatory performance

Star of the Week: Bright Star leading lady Carmen Cusack is giving a most heartbreakingly revelatory performance

by Casey Mink It is a rueful truth: In the year 2016, Broadway audiences are just learning the name Carmen Cusack. However, theatre fans around the country and around the… Read more »

Hannah Elless on falling in love with <i>Bright Star</i>, being a real-life bookworm, and achieving her dreams

Hannah Elless on falling in love with Bright Star, being a real-life bookworm, and achieving her dreams

Hannah Elless is taking her Midwestern roots and bringing them to the mid 20th Century south in Bright Star as Margo Crawford.   Bright Star, written by Steve Martin and… Read more »

Paul Alexander Nolan on <i>Bright Star</i>‘s inspiring story, working with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Paul Alexander Nolan on Bright Star‘s inspiring story, working with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

by Nicole Nadler Bright Star, the new musical by writing team Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, is about finding that bright star within yourself and becoming who you are. The… Read more »

<i>School of Rock</i> star Mamie Parris discusses the fun of being mean to Tony nominee Alex Brightman

School of Rock star Mamie Parris discusses the fun of being mean to Tony nominee Alex Brightman

As Patty Di Marco in School of Rock, Mamie Parris is outspoken about her loathing for Dewey Finn whom she views as a freeloading bum. The role of Dewey is played… Read more »