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The Light in the Piazza - 2004 - Chicago (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the 1960 novella by Elizabeth Spencer

The Light in the Piazza is a love story of a young American woman who while on holiday falls for a young Italian man. When the young woman's mother learns of the affair, she opposes it for seemingly unknown reasons.

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Goodman Theatre


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( Chicago, IL)
170 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60601
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by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022
Young love and secrets, set against the backdrop of the enchanting city of Florence, Italy, takes center stage at California Center for the Arts, Escondido with the multi-award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza from June 17-25 in the Center Theater. Produced by CCAE Theatricals, with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Kari Hayter will direct.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas has announced their 2022-2023 season to be produced and performed in the Dupree Theater of the Irving Arts Center. This season features five main productions each running for three weekends – Gypsy, Ada and the Engine, Intimate Apparel, The Light in the Piazza, and The Underpants.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
On May 21st 2022 at 7pm EST McAnally and DeWolf will stream a watch-a-long for both Grease films to celebrate their years of collaboration on Musicals with Cheese.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
Megan Loughran, cast member of the recent national tour of Falsettos and champion of NYC's Cabaret Showdown, makes her solo Feinstein's/54 Below debut in Megan Loughran and The Late Night Snacks. Megan combines the energy of a late night host with that of a leading lady in a way that keeps her audiences simultaneously on their toes and drinking heavily. Don't miss the performer one reviewer called both “foul-mouthed” and “gentle.” 
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center - 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ - now through Saturday May 28. On Sunday May 22,
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2022
The cast of Paradise Square has assembled at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in preparation of the show's first preview on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The musical officially opens on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
by Lianna Albrizio - Mar 8, 2022
Axelrod Theatre Presents “Bridges of Madison County: The Musical” For Bestselling Novel’s 30th Anniversary 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Mark Cortale will present the return of the internationally acclaimed Broadway @ The Wallis Concert Series with Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara and hosted/music directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky on Saturday, April 2, 7 pm, in The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 5, 2022
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Kimberly Akimbo is coming to Broadway this fall, beginning previews on October 12th and officially opening on November 10th at a Shubert Theater to be announced. Want to know more about the Broadway-bound musical? Study up!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Wise Children today announce that Liam Tamne joins the company as Heathcliff for the world première production of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights on 15 March, completing the run at the National ahead of the UK tour. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the show is a co-production with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
BroadwayWorld has learned that Paradise Square principal cast member Chilina Kennedy will miss upcoming preview performances of the production due to testing positive for COVID. She is currently set to return on Saturday, April 2.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
La Mirada will present The Sound of Music beginning in April! The show stars Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as “Maria,” Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as “Captain von Trapp,” and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet’s Carmen) as “Mother Abbess.'
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 28, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center just concluded The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza).
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 28, 2022
Next season, Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop) will bring the world of Lerner & Loewe’s CAMELOT to vibrant life once again when it produces a new version of the classic tale, reimagined for the 21st century. Featuring a book by Academy and Emmy Award winning writer Aaron Sorkin, based on the original book by Alan Jay Lerner, and direction by Bartlett Sher, Lerner & Loewe’s CAMELOT is scheduled to begin performances on Thursday, November 3 and open on Thursday, December 8 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022
Fresh off the popular run of The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On at The Winter Park Playhouse, Anastasia Remoundos will bring her dynamic vocals to a brand new solo cabaret - Sing Happy! -  in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series, April 13 and 14, 2022. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Pint of Wine Theatre Company has announced a development workshop of Tim Connor and Susannah Pearse’s new musical ‘The Bridge of San Luis Rey – A Musical Fable’.  This new musical is adapted from Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, by permission of The Wilder Family LLC.
by Review Roundups - Mar 21, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is currently presenting The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents L Morgan Lee, Laura Pitt-Pulford and Rob Houchen singing a selection of the work of up-and-coming British musical theatre partnership Katie Lam (lyrics) and Alex Parker (music) on March 8th, 2022, at 9:45pm.
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza). Get a first look at the cast in rehearsals! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown’s Art House Theatre, has announced his largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
The complete cast and creative team has been announced for the world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement of The Karate Kid – The Musical, which will take the stage at STAGES St. Louis, starting May 25.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, March 22 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane, WA.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
Paradise Square begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 15, 2022, ahead of an opening night on April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this musical to life on stage here!
by Alan Henry - Mar 14, 2022
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Axelrod Performing Arts Center's The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza). The musical, which runs from March 11-27, is directed by one of its original stars, Hunter Foster (Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors, Million Dollar Quartet, The Producers).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
Paradise Square has announced a rush ticket and digital lottery policy. The policy will be in effect starting with the production's first preview this Tuesday, March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2022
BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at The Axelrod Performing Arts Center's The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza). The musical, which runs from March 11-27, is directed by one of its original stars, Hunter Foster (Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors, Million Dollar Quartet, The Producers).
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022
Provincetown’s Art House Theatre has announced its largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season. He will also add to the mix a first-ever “Virtuoso” series spotlighting six of the solo classical reps brightest stars.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 5, 2022
Change Agent is a play based on historical events, in this case the life of American painter Mary Pinchot Meyer (Andrea Abello) and her relationship with President John F. Kennedy (Luis Vega). The two meet at a college dance in 1936, continually run into each other at major world events, such as in San Francisco at the founding of the United Nations in 1945, and develop a friendship and then relationship culminating during Kennedy's presidency.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022
Julian Ovenden will star as 'Emile de Becque' throughout the Sadler's Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the critically acclaimed, landmark Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC alongside the previously announced Gina Beck as 'Ensign Nellie Forbush'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022
Kimberly Akimbo will transfer to Broadway this fall, beginning previews on October 12th and officially opening on November 10th at a Shubert Theater to be announced.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2022
Regan De Wynter Williams Productions has announced Sasha Regan's All-Male H.M.S. Pinafore crew. Gilbert & Sullivan's much-loved operetta will run at Wilton's Music Hall from 16th March - 9th April before sailing to the Theatre Royal Winchester from 21st April - 27th April.
by Brady Schwind - Feb 16, 2022
The beloved musical theatre star brings songs of love to The Green Room 42
by Kay Kudukis - Feb 15, 2022
Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr. The cast includes four actors with impeccable musical theater credentials: Michael Bullard, Jeffrey Landman, Janna Cardia, and Julie Garnyé. Tickets and subscriptions are on sale now at www.cvrep.org or call the box-office at (760)-296-2996 ext. 115.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian’s Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for Paradise Square on Broadway. The production begins rehearsals today in New York City. Previews begin in four weeks on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, prior to opening night on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by Team BWW - Feb 13, 2022
On this most romantic day of the year, we can't help but wonder... what is the greatest Broadway love song ever? BroadwayWorld continues our great tradition of finding that consensus- and this year we have more answers than ever!
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022
The series will introduce a new dynamic judging panel – welcoming home Stephen “tWitch” Boss, alongside Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-nominated artist Matthew Morrison and dancer, singer and digital sensation JoJo Siwa. Presenter and author Cat Deeley will step back into her role as host of the dance competition series.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022
If you are looking to see everything Legacy Theatre has to offer in the 2022 season, make sure to grab a season subscription to see more shows for less. 
by Jared Fessler - Apr 22, 2022
Devin Lewis is an actor and music producer. He has appeared in national touring production of Newsies as well as other productions such as Kiss Me Kate, Light in the Piazza, and more! Devin also produces his own music that can be found on all music streaming platforms!
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 22, 2022
THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage is ravishing as it sweeps the audience away to another culture, place, and time. The exquisite beauty of the scenes, caused by coordinated color palettes and thoughtful artistry, invoke involuntary sighs of euphoria in too many blissful moments to count.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today the cast for the second annual musical theater collaboration, Broadway In The Park (Friday, June 24 at 8PM). The show will star Tony Award-winners Kelli O’Hara and Adrienne Warren and will feature an ensemble of local talent.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022
Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will now resume performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), rather than Saturday, April 16 as previously announced. The change is due to additional COVID cases within the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present BROADWAY THEN AND NOW with Tony Award-winning musical director Ted Sperling and vocalists Santino Fontana and Jessica Vosk in a program that celebrates favorite selections of music on Saturday, June 4th for two performances at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
After previously announcing that performances would resume on Tuesday, April 12, the original new Broadway musical Paradise Square will definitely resume performances on Saturday, April 16, with performances at 2:00 and 8:00 pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). The production, which opened April 3, halted performances on Thursday, April 7 after positive COVID cases were experienced in the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022
Endorsed and created in association with Executive Producer Richard McKerrow and the producers of the TV phenomenon, Love Productions, this musical comedy has perfectly reimagined the nation’s favourite baking show into a funny and charming musical comedy.