The Light in the Piazza
Light in the piazza

Music: Adam Guettel
Lyrics: Adam Guettel
Book: Craig Lucas
Opened: April 18, 2005
At: Vivian Beaumont Theatre
Starring: :

  • Victoria Clark
  • Kelli O'Hara
  • Matthew Morrison

Awards: 2005 Tony Awards:

  • Best Origial Score
  • Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Victoria Clark)

The Light in the Piazza is a musical love story set in Florence and Rome during the 1950s. The Light in the Piazza features music and lyrics by Adam Guettel and a book by Craig Lucas, adapted from a novel by Elizabeth Spencer.


Act I[]

This is a summary of act I.

Act II[]

This is a summary of act II.


Original Broadway Cast[]

  • Margaret Johnson: Victoria Clark
  • Clara Johnson: Kelli O'Hara
  • Fabrizio Naccarelli: Matthew Morrison
  • Giuseppe Naccarelli: Michael Berresse
  • Franca Naccarelli: Sarah Uriarte Berry
  • Signora Naccarelli: Patti Cohenour
  • Roy Johnson: Beau Gravitte
  • Signor Naccarelli: Mark Harelik

Song List[]

  • Overture
  • Statues and Stories
  • The Beauty Is
  • Il Mondo Era Vuoto
  • American Dancing
  • Passeggiata
  • The Joy You Feel
  • Dividing Day
  • Hysteria
  • Say It Somehow
  • Aiutami
  • The Light in the Piazza
  • Octet
  • The Beauty Is (Reprise)
  • Let's Walk
  • Clara's Interlude
  • Love to Me
  • Fable

Character List[]

Margaret Johnson
Clara Johnson (soprano)
Fabrizio Naccarelli
Giuseppe Naccarelli
Franca Naccarelli
Signora Naccarelli
Roy Johnson
Signor Naccarelli

Amateur Productions[]

This is a place to list community, high school, semi-professional, etc. productions, along with the dates.