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Bright Star
10.18–24.21 | Glaize Studio Theatre
COVID-19 Safety
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PERFORMERS

Performing artists will perform unmasked only if they are fully vaccinated and have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their performance(s).

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Bright Star
MUSIC, BOOK and STORY
by Steve Martin

 

MUSIC, LYRICS and STORY
by
Edie Brickell

 

ORCHESTRATIONS
by
August Eriksmoen

 

VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS
by
Rob Berman
 
DIRECTED/CHOREOGRAPHED
by
Robert Pieranunzi

 

MUSIC DIRECTION
by
Chris Pinder+

+in partial fulfullment of a M.M. in Conducting (Musical Theatre)

 

SCENIC DESIGNER
James V. Raymond

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Sam White*

COSTUME DESIGNERS
Chloe Moore and Alysha Ashley*

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Angela Menoyo*

SOUND DESIGNER
Anna Alex

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
Jade Harkema*

*in partial fulfullment of a B.F.A. in Theatre Design & Production

 

Thursday, October 21 – Sunday, October 24, 2021
Glaize Studio Theatre
Shenandoah Conservatory

 

Bright Star is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036 | www.theatricalrights.com


Musical Numbers
Act 1

"If You Knew My Story" – Alice, Ensemble
"She's Gone" – Daddy Cane, Billy
"Bright Star" – Billy, Ensemble
"Way Back in the Day" – Alice, Ensemble
"Whoa Mama" – Jimmy Ray, Alice, Ensemble
"Firmer Hand/Do Right" – Daddy Murphy, Mama Murphy, Alice, Ensemble
"A Man's Gotta Do" – Mayor, Jimmy Ray
"Asheville" – Margo, Ensemble
"What Could Be Better?" – Jimmy Ray, Alice, Ensemble
"I Can't Wait" – Alice, Jimmy Ray, Ensemble
"Please Don't Take Him" – Mayor, Alice, Stanford, Mama Murphy, Daddy Murphy, Ensemble
"A Man's Gotta Do" (reprise) – Mayor, Ensemble

Act 2

Entr'acte – The Band
"Sun's Gonna Shine" – Alice, Margo, Mama Murphy, Ensemble
"Heartbreaker" – Jimmy Ray
"Another Round" – Lucy, Daryl, Billy, Ensemble
"I Had a Vision" – Alice, Jimmy Ray
"Always Will" – Billy, Margo, Ensemble
"I Can't Wait to See You" (reprise) – Women
"So Familiar/At Long Last" – Alice, Ensemble
"Finale" – All

Theatre Donors
PERFORMANCE SPONSORS

Crescent Cities Charities, Inc. (A Chorus Line)


FRIENDS OF THE CONSERVATORY –– THEATRE
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Level 2 ($250 – $499)

Chip & Beth Herriott
Warren & Mary Hofstra

Level 1 ($100 – $249)

William & Virginia Groah
Ms. Georgina Hammond
Jacqueline & Ray Snouffer

Donations made between July 1 and  October 21, 2021.

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