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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>Drama Doodles</i>: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

Drama Doodles: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

The 70th Annual Tony Awards are shaping up to be perhaps the most highly-viewed in the entire history of the ceremony. All eyes were on Broadway earlier this year when Hamilton won the… 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 »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Paul Alexander Nolan is a standout star on Broadway

Star of the Week: Paul Alexander Nolan is a standout star on Broadway

Bright Star is shining its way through this early part of award season, grabbing multiple nominations from Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and the Tonys. The new musical, set in 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 »