Get Ready For Broadway’s New Revered Diva: Bright Star’s Carmen Cusack

Last updated February 25th, 2016 by BroadwayBox Staff
Get Ready For Broadway’s New Revered Diva: Bright Star’s Ca…

Carmen Cusack makes her Broadway debut as Alice Murphy, the powerful literary editor with a heartbreaking past, in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s original musical Bright Star

, and if there’s any justice in the world, Cusack will soon be canonized as Broadway nerds’ new favorite diva.
Carmen Cusack GIF- Bright Star GIF

Cusack has only appeared in NYC once before, as Carrie's gym teacher, Miss Gardner; but she's had a fantastic regional and West End career, which we are going down the rabbit hole with right now—bootlegs & all.

Dot in Sunday in the Park with George, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, 2012

Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, National Tour, 2009

Elphaba in Wicked, Chicago production, national tour, & Australian production, 2006-2010

Fantine in Les Miserables, West End, 2002

Miss Gardner in Carrie, Off-Broadway, 2012

Svetlana in Chess, London, 2006

Annie in The First Wives Club, Chicago, 2015

Velma Kelly in Chicago, London, 2004

See the incredible Carmen Cusack live in Bright Star at Broadway’s Cort Theatre.