The Light In The Piazza
Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
Status: Closed
(March 17, 2005 - July 02, 2006 )
  • Preview: March 17, 2005
  • Open: April 18, 2005
  • Close: July 2, 2006
Musical - New York Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 15mins

A new musical based on the novella by Elizabeth Spencer. Set in the summer of 1953, the story of a mother and daughter traveling through Italy, the daughter’s romance with a handsome, high-spirited Florentine, and the mother’s determined efforts to keep the two apart.

For The Record:

The World Premiere of “The Light in the Piazza” was produced by the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, WA in assoc w/the Goodman in Chicago IL on June 14, 2003, at the Intiman.  Craig Lucas directed and Pat Graney choreographed a cast which  included Victoria  Clark,  Celia  Keenan-Bolger, Glenn Seven Allen, Patti Cohenour, Mark Harelik, Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale  & Robert Shampain.

Total Gross: $28,777,131
Average Weekly Gross: $423,193
Total Gross Potential: 56%
Total Attendance: 420,433
Average Weekly Attendance: 75%

Staff & Creative Team

Casting Director:

Janet Foster

Advertising Representative:

Serino Coyne

Production Stage Manager:

Thom Widmann

Book Writer:

Craig Lucas

Music & Lyrics:

Adam Guettel

Director:

Bartlett Sher

Settings:

Michael Yeargan

Costumes:

Catherine Zuber

Musical Staging:

Jonathan Butterell

Orchestrations:

Ted Sperling
Adam Guettel

Additional Orchestrations:

Bruce Coughlin

Musical Director:

Ted Sperling

Cast

Margaret Johnson  03/17/2005 - 07/02/2005
Clara Johnson  03/17/2005 - 12/04/2005
Fabrizio Naccarelli  03/17/2005 - 09/01/2005
Giuseppe Naccarelli 03/17/2005 - 07/02/2006
Franca Naccarelli 03/17/2005 - 07/02/2006
Signor Naccarelli  03/17/2005 - 09/11/2005
Signora Naccarelli 03/17/2005 - 07/02/2006
Roy Johnson 03/17/2005 - 07/02/2006
Priest 03/17/2005 - 07/02/2006