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The Light in the Piazza (Scene from The Light in the Piazza)

The Light in the Piazza

The six-time Tony-winning musical tells the story of a mother and daughter traveling through Italy, and the daughter's romance with a handsome Italian man, despite the mother's objections.

  • Dec. 19, 2006 - Jan. 7, 2007
  • Opera House
  • 2 hrs. 20 min.
  • $25.00 - $94.00
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Here, you can also listen to 4 songs from the original Broadway cast recording
("Dividing Day," "Say It Somehow," "Love to Me," and "Octet") and listen to Adam Guettel's demos

Here, you can read more about the cast and creative team and enjoy 
audio podcasts of discussions with composer Adam Guettel, playwright Craig Lucas, 
and principal performers Christine Andreas, David Burnham, and Elena Shaddow. 

"Touches the heart and lifts the soul"
--The New York Observer
"The most intensely romantic score of any Broadway musical since West Side Story"
--The New York Times
WINNER! 6 Tony Awards(r) including Best Score (2005)
The Light in the Piazza
Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel  
Book by Craig Lucas  
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer  
Directed by Bartlett Sher  
Direct from Broadway, this lush and dreamy new musical sweeps you away to Italy, where beauty, culture, and true love abound! It's the summer of 1953 and the wife of an American businessman is traveling the Tuscan countryside with her daughter. When a handsome Florentine catches her daughter's eye, the woman tries in vain to keep them apart. Hiding a dark secret that will surely test their love, she must consider not only her daughter's future, but her own hopes as well. Filled with soaring melodies, breathtaking scenery, and a captivating tale of passion and fate, this elegant and witty production promises to be a heartwarming treat over the winter holidays.  


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Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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