WHAT AUDIENCES SHOULD KNOW
Recommended for ages 12 and up. While there is no objectionable content, the material may not be entertaining for younger audiences. As a courtesy to our guests, children under the age of 5 will not be admitted.
There are no instances of offensive language.
There is one instance of violence onstage. A baby is thrown into a river.
As part of the storyline, there is an unwed couple who has a child.
Drinking, Drugs, and Smoking
During the show, there is one night of heavy drinking as part of the story.
Families Can Talk About...
If families choose to see “Bright Star” together, they can talk about the setting of the play, North Carolina in 1923 and 1945, southern writers, romantic feelings, personal responsibility for one's actions, and the power of love for a child.