The Light In The Piazza


Florence. Summer 1953. As American Margaret Johnson and her daughter Clara take in the city's wonders, a fateful gust of wind whisks Clara's hat into the hands of local dreamer Fabrizio Naccarelli ... and it's amore at first sight.
The Light In The Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall

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Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Southbank Centre
Starts: Friday 14 June 2019
Closes: Friday 5 July 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Don't miss the London premiere of the six-time Tony-winning musical.


Be transported to sun-drenched Italy by the London premiere of Broadway hit musical The Light in the Piazza, starring Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron.


Directed by multiple Olivier Award winner Daniel Evans, this new production features 'the most intensely romantic score of any musical since West Side Story' (The New York Times) performed by Opera North's 40-piece onstage orchestra.


Synopsis


Florence.


Summer 1953.


As American Margaret Johnson and her daughter Clara take in the city's wonders, a fateful gust of wind whisks Clara's hat into the hands of local dreamer Fabrizio Naccarelli ... and it's amore at first sight.


But Clara isn't quite what she appears, and soon they must all confront a secret that's been kept in the shadows for far too long.


Don't miss the first ever chance to see in London this six-time Tony-winning musical about the life-changing thrill of first love, at Royal Festival Hall for 20 performances only.


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London SE1 8XX

Box office tel: 0207 960 4200

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 14 June 2019

Closes:Friday 5 July 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 8‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:

Saturday - 2-30pm

Sunday - 5-00pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £45

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Cast


Margaret Johnson - Rénee Fleming

Clara Johnson - Dove Cameron

Roy Johnson - Malcolm Sinclair

Signor Naccarelli - TBA

Signora Naccarelli - Marie McLaughlin

Fabrizio Naccarelli - Rob Houchen

Giuseppe Naccarelli - Liam Tamme

France Naccarelli - Celinde Schoenmaker


Ensemble:


Matthew Woodyatt

Rhona McGregor

Tom Partridge

Molly Lynch

Nicholas Duncan

Chole Hart

Danny Becker

Monica Swayne

Simbi Akande


Creatives


Author: Craig Lucas
Composer: Adam Guettel
Lyricist: Adam Guettel
Director: Daniel Evans

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