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Charleston Light Opera Guild debuts new musical


Scott Jarrell and Sara Golden star in “Bright Star.” The Charleston Light Opera Guild production opens this weekend at the guild’s theatre on Tennessee Avenue in Charleston.

Charleston Light Opera Guild opens “Bright Star” Friday night at the Guild Theatre on Tennessee Avenue in Charleston. Written by actor/comedian/musician Steve Martin and Grammy award-winning songwriter Edie Brickell, “Bright Star” features bluegrass music and a story about a woman trying to understand her past. The musical opens Friday night at 8 p.m. with shows at 8 p.m. Saturday and a matinee Sunday at 3 p.m. “Bright Star” continues at 8 p.m. June 21 and 22, 8 p.m. Jun 28 and 29 and closes June 30 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 304-343-2287 or visit

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