The Light in the Piazza (2006)

The Light in the Piazza is a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer, the story is set in the 1950s and revolves around Margaret Johnson, a wealthy Southern woman and Clara, her daughter who is developmentally disabled due to an unfortunate encounter with her birthday pony. The two spend a summer together in Italy. When Clara falls in love with a young Italian man, Margaret is forced to reconsider not only Clara's future, but her own deep seated hopes and regrets as well.

Listen to the Cast Recording, and then stream the show:

  • Bartlett Sher
  • Craig Lucas
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  • Release Date: 2006-06-15
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Aaron Lazar

Fabrizio Naccarelli

Victoria Clark

Margaret Johnson