The Light in the Piazza
March 14 - April 7, 2013 | Ordway McKnight Theatre
345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 | Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes, including one intermission
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[one_half_last] Book by Craig Lucas • Music & Lyrics by Adam Guettel • Music Direction by Denise Prosek • Directed by Peter Rothstein
The Light in the Piazza is a romantic tale that revolves around Margaret Johnson, a wealthy Southern woman, and her curiously innocent daughter, Clara, who spend the summer of 1953 in Florence, Italy. When Clara falls in love with Fabrizio, a young Italian man, Margaret is forced to reconsider not only Clara’s future, but her own deep seated hopes and regrets as well. Based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza won six Tony Awards in 2005 and is perhaps the most celebrated score of the past decade.
Previews: March 14 & 15 Opening Night: March 16
Performance Days & Times Wednesdays - Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 2:00 p.m.
Director's Dialogue Sunday, March 17 (post show)
Post-show Discussions Thursdays, March 21, 28; April 4 Sunday, March 24
Special student matinee performances of The Light in the Piazza are being made possible with funding provided by the Saint Paul Cultural Star Fund and COMPAS/Travelers' Arts & Diversity Committee.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.