They are called The Bright Star Touring Theatre and are based in Asheville. They've toured nearly 40-states across the U.S. and when they take the stage, it's performances like 'Heroes of the Underground Railroad' that helps give elementary aged children and community members the chance to view a powerful performance that shares a part of Black History. Two actors from the group took part in this Friday Feature to talk about Bright Star, their roles, the variety of plays and more, as we recognized February as Black History Month. Originally aired on Feb. 22, 2019.
Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week- Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and NPR's Morning Edition Regional Host