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New Dates Announced for Encores! THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starring Ruthie Ann Miles Photo New Dates Announced for Encores! THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starring Ruthie Ann Miles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

New York City Center has announced new performance dates for Encores! The Light in the Piazza as part of the 2022 – 2023 season. Due to scheduling conflicts, the Tony Award-winning musical directed by Chay Yew and featuring Tony winner Ruthie Ann Miles will run June 21 – 25, 2023 at New York City Center.

Elena Shaddow Will Lead LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Concert at Alexandra Palace Theatre Photo Elena Shaddow Will Lead LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Concert at Alexandra Palace Theatre
by Team BWW - Sep 5, 2022

For one night only at London's Ally Pally Theatre, Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’ Tony Award-winning musical The Light In The Piazza will play a concert performance, starring Starring Elena Shaddow as Margaret Johnson. Shaddow will make history as the first performer to play both Margarget at Clara (first national tour).

Review: THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at CCAE Theatricals 'is a gorgeous trip to 1950s Flor Photo Review: THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at CCAE Theatricals 'is a gorgeous trip to 1950s Florence, Italy that should not be missed.'
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 19, 2022

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA by CCAE Theatricals is a gorgeous trip to 1950s Florence, Italy that should not be missed. Full of soaring vocals, beautiful costumes and sets, and absolutely lush orchestrations played by a live orchestra this is a show that is fantastic from start to finish.  THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA through June 25 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

BWW Review: A MINISTER'S WIFE: Love, Marriage, and the Poetry in Between Photo BWW Review: A MINISTER'S WIFE: Love, Marriage, and the Poetry in Between
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Mar 9, 2022

In A MINISTER'S WIFE, the composer's collaboration with Austin Pendleton (book), and Jan Levy Tranen (lyrics) dilutes his influence on CANDIDA's transcription, relegating the audience to a compendiary version that eliminates, among other elements, Candida's businessman father - a staunch capitalist foil to her socialist husband, the Reverend James Morell. Just as well, I suppose, given the daunting task of mixing up politics with a love triangle.

VIDEO: Watch a THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Reunion with Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison, and Victoria Clark!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, January 28- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, January 28- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 28, 2021

Today (January 28) in live streaming: LCT looks back at The Light in the Piazza, Jack Plotnick and friends take over Stars in the House, and more!

Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison and Victoria Clark to Take Part in LCT's LOOKING BACK  Photo Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison and Victoria Clark to Take Part in LCT's LOOKING BACK AT THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, January 28 at 7pm with “Looking Back at THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA,” LCT’s 2005 award winning musical, featuring original stars Victoria Clark, Matthew Morrison and Kelli O’Hara.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2020

The Light in the Piazza, a romantic, incandescent musical by Craig Lucas (book) and Adam Guettel (music and lyrics) about family secrets and the pursuit of happiness, opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on Friday, April 3 at 8PM at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Winner of six 2005 Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, the show runs through April 26, with specially priced previews on April 1 and 2 (7:30PM). Bruce Linser directs. 

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA In Chicago! Photo BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA In Chicago!
by BWW Contests - Dec 19, 2019

Get ready because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win tickets to see Solea Pfeiffer, Renee Fleming, and more in The Light in the Piazza at Chicago's Lyric Opera House! The winner will receive two tickets to the production's December 27th performance. The contest will run now through December 22rd, at 11:59 PM EST. Be sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!

BWW Review: Scenario Two's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Lyric Opera House Photo BWW Review: Scenario Two's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Lyric Opera House
by Rachel Weinberg - Dec 17, 2019

Lyric Opera's special holiday engagement of Adam Guettel's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, one of the few contemporary musicals written in a style that harkens back to the Golden Age, is beautifully sung with the composer's complicated and melodious score performed by a superb orchestra. The musical focuses on Margaret Johnson and her daughter Clara, who take a vacation to Florence, Italy in the summer of 1953a?'and find their lives forever changed after Clara has a chance encounter with Fabrizio Nacarelli, a young Italian man. It should come as little surprise that Renèe Fleming has a radiant turn as Margaret. Vocally, Fleming's take on the role is pristine, but she also plays out the tension between Margaret's fiercely protective instincts when it comes to her child and her yearning to empower Clara to lead her own life as a young adult. While I wish to avoid spoilers, it's key to share that the musical has a twist that includes a revelation about Clara that shines light on precisely why Margaret feels so compelled to keep watch over her daughter.

Elizabeth Spencer Videos

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN  Videoplay
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at London's Royal Festival Hall

by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the romantic musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, making its long-awaited London debut at the Royal Festival Hallon through 5th July 2019. Check out the video!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Theater Latté Da's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2013

Theater Latte Da's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA plays the Ordway McKnight Theatre (345 Washington Street, Saint Paul), March 14 - April 7, 2013. Get a sneak peek at the production with the first 'In Process' video below!


Elizabeth Spencer Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Elizabeth Spencer written?
Elizabeth Spencer has written 1 shows including The Light in the Piazza (Source Material).