The Light in the Piazza

Cast: 4f 5m plus extras

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559362672Publication Date:
10 Jul 2008
Size: 214mm x 137mm£13.99
First Staged:
Seattle, 2003; Broadway, 2005

The Light in the Piazza

By Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel

Paperback £13.99

  • Winner of six Tony Awards

The book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical based on Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella.

A young American tourist has a chance meeting with a charming young Italian in a Florentine piazza, setting off a whirlwind romance with an unsettling revelation.

The Light in the Piazza is a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel.

It was premiered on Broadway in April 2005 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in Lincoln Center, winning six Tony Awards including Best Original Score.

'A wondrous  fable that is as simple and complicated as its ineffable subject - love' - Frank Rich

Press Quotes

'Sumptuous and romantic'

New Yorker

Cast: 4f 5m plus extras

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559362672Publication Date:
10 Jul 2008
Size: 214mm x 137mm£13.99

Also by Craig Lucas:

What I Meant Was
Prayer For My Enemy
Ode to Joy
Prelude to a Kiss and other plays
Reckless and other plays
Small Tragedy

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