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The Light in the Piazza Tickets

The Light in the Piazza Tickets
The Light in the Piazza Tickets
The Light in the Piazza Tickets

About The Light in the Piazza

Tony Award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza will receive its London premiere at the Royal Festival Hall in 2019, starring Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron making their West End debuts, with tickets now available.   

Based on the 1960 novel by Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza tells the story of a mother and daughter, Margaret and Clara Johnson, on vacation in Italy. Clara becomes besotted with a local named Fabrizio, but what starts as a love story takes darker turns as family secrets and conflicts come to the surface. 

This musical adaptation, written by Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas, dramatises the story, and uses classical music and opera, rather than traditional pop music often associated with Broadway theatre. 

Directed by Daniel Evans, the production will run at Royal Festival Hall from 14th June to 5th of July 2019, with tickets now on sale. 

American soprano Renée Fleming is renowned across the world for her performances in operas such as La traviataLe nozze di Figaro, and in 2010, she performed during the Last Night of the Proms in London.

On stage, Dove Cameron has played Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia in Hollywood, and is has appeared in the Off-Broadway production of Clueless: The Musical.

The Light in the Piazza premiered on Broadway in 2005 after a development run in Seattle two years earlier. Directed by Bartlett Sher, it opened at the Lincoln Center in New York in April 2005, and ran for 504 performances starring Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison.  In 2009, the musical got its European in Leicester directed by Paul Kerryson. The musical starred Lucy Schaufer and Caroline Sheen. 

The musical won six Tony Awards from 11 nominations in 2005, including wins for best original score, best performance by a leading actress in a musical, and best orchestrations. 

Run time

2hr

Start date

June 14th, 2019

End date

July 5th, 2019

Categories

Age

Babes-in-arms will not be admitted.

The Light in the Piazza cast and creative team

By: Craig Lucas
Songs by: Adam Guettel
Cast list: Dove Cameron, Renée Fleming, Alex Jennings, Rob Houchen, Celinde Schoenmaker, Liam Tamne, Marie McLaughlin, Malcolm Sinclair, Matthew Woodyatt, Rhona McGregor, Tom Partridge, Molly Lynch, Nicholas Duncan, Chlöe Hart, Danny Becker, Monica Swayne and Simbi Akande.

Venue

Belvedere Road, London, United Kingdom, SE1 8XX

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: Waterloo
Bus numbers: Waterloo Station (Stop T) 77

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