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Bright Star

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by Belinda Price (subscribe)
Arts & Entertainment Lover in Ballarat.
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Did you know comedian/actor Steve Martin wrote a musical? Embracing his love for bluegrass music and with a banjo, Steve Martin wrote Bright Star with singer/songwriter Edie Brickell.

The Australian premiere of his musical Bright Star will be staged at Chapel off Chapel from 25 October to 3 November, 2019.

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Inspired by a real event. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in 1945-46 with flashbacks to 1923. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past - and what she finds has the power to transform both their lives.

Featuring an incredible cast of Kala Gare, Mike Gardiner, Matthew Prime, Bradley Beard, Callum O'Malley, Daisy Calnin, Sarah Krndija, Ruby Clark, Lachlan Hewson, Anthony Craig, Ellie Nunan, Shay Debney, Lindy Yeates, Nathan Fernandez, Tref Gare, Lauren Jimmieson, Tom Blair and Teagan Nowicki.

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Some of musical numbers featured are If You Knew My Story, Please Don't Take Him, I Can't Wait, Sun's Gonna Shine, Way Back in the Day, At Long Last and Bright Star.

Come along to see Steve Martin's Bright Star which is having a limited season at Chapel off Chapel from 25 October to 3 November 2019.

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Why? Australian Premiere of Steve Martin's Musical
When: 25 October - 3 November
Phone: (03) 8290 7000
Where: Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel St, Prahran
Cost: Tickets: Preview: $49.00, Full $59.00, Concession: $55.00, Group 10: $49.00
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