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The Light in the Piazza

2 Ratings: 4.0
Broadway & Vocalists album by Adam Guettel, Kelli O'Hara, Mark Harelik, Matthew Morrison, Sarah Uriarte Berry, and Victoria Clark

Like a shimmering pearl,The Light in the Piazzaemerged from a sea of revivals, rehashings, and movie adaptations to secure 11 2005 Tony nominations, including Best Musical. Based on an Elizabeth Spencernovella(which was also made into a 1962 film), it … see full wiki

2 reviews about The Light in the Piazza
review by . August 17, 2005
posted in Music Matters
Everyone rejoice! The classic sound of Broadway is back in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel's sparkling musical version of Elizabeth Spencer's novel. Full of rich and melodic moments, this musical is sure to become one of the all-time classics.    The story has been discussed in detail but here is a quick summary: vacationing mother-and-daughter Margaret and Clara Johnson are experiencing all the sights and sounds of Rome when Clara's head is turned by the …
review by . June 04, 2005
The Light in the Piazza is the story about how about the lives of a mother and daughter from America are transformed while on vacation in Italy during the summer of 1953. Adam Guettel's musical compositions are simply lovely The collective performance of an orchestra that includes violins, cello, harp and guitar really add to the romance of the story.      The daughter, Clara, is played by Kelli O' Hara. She falls in love with a young Italian man named Fabrizio played by Matthew …
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Label: Nonesuch
Genre: Broadway & Vocalists
Release Date: May 24, 2005
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