Kickapoo Theatre Presents: Bright Star

Maggie Miller

Kickapoo Theatre will be performing the Broadway musical, Bright Star, by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell starting Thursday, May 6th. The Kickapoo Theatre program began working on the show in January hoping to be able to perform it before the end of the school year. 

Behind the scenes of Bright Star. Photo courtesy of John Ogden.

Although, COVID-19 made for limited seating, the show must go on! The performances will be in Kickapoo’s Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. May 6-8. Tickets are being sold to students at lunch for $6 however, they will be available for purchase at the door.

“Having a chance to perform for people who have been stuck in their house for months on end is what has been exciting the cast the most” Senior, John Ogden said.

The Kickapoo Theatre program would appreciate your attendance at Bright Star!

Cast List

Alice Murphy- Anna Riemenscheider

Billy Cane- Caden Rowe

Daddy Cane- CJ Wears

Margo Crawford- Jamie McCarty

Max- Garrett Fraher

Florence- Katie Penkalski

Edna- Trinity Talmage

Daryl Ames- Christian Byndom

Lucy Grant- Anna Conboy

Mama Murphy- Katelyn Every

Daddy Murphy- Kenyon Aronis

Mayor Josiah Dobbs- Jonah Clenney

Jimmy Ray Dobbs- Nick Eby

Stanford- Luke Baker

Dr. Norquist- Van Erdman

Government Clerk- Tori Clifton

Well-Dressed Woman- Addison Chapman

Bookshop Girl- Olivia Bell