The Light in the Piazza

Musical - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

  • First Preview: March 17, 2005
  • Opening Date: April 18, 2005
  • Closing Date: July 2, 2006
  • Previews: 36
  • Performances: 504

Lyrics: Adam Guettel

Music: Adam Guettel

Book: Craig Lucas

Synopsis

A North Carolina mother and daughter with a secret visit Florence in the 1950s, where the daughter falls in love with a local young man against the mother's wishes. This musical adaptation of the Elizabeth Spencer novel features a score by Adam Guettel and book by Craig Lucas.

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Opening Night Cast

Michael Berresse in The Light in the Piazza Michael Berresse Giuseppe Naccarelli
Sarah Uriarte Berry in The Light in the Piazza Sarah Uriarte Berry Franca Naccarelli
Victoria Clark in The Light in the Piazza Victoria Clark Margaret Johnson
Patti Cohenour in The Light in the Piazza Patti Cohenour Signora Naccarelli
Beau Gravitte in The Light in the Piazza Beau Gravitte Roy Johnson
Mark Harelik in The Light in the Piazza Mark Harelik Signor Naccarelli
Matthew Morrison in The Light in the Piazza Matthew Morrison Fabrizio Naccarelli
Kelli O'Hara in The Light in the Piazza Kelli O'Hara Clara Johnson
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Opening Night Production Credits

Craig Lucas Craig Lucas Book
Adam Guettel Adam Guettel Music
Adam Guettel Adam Guettel Lyrics
Bartlett Sher Bartlett Sher Director
  Jonathan Butterell Musical Staging
Michael Yeargan Michael Yeargan Set Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matthew Morrison Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Victoria Clark Winner
2005 Outstanding Costume Design Catherine Zuber Nominee
2005 Outstanding Director of a Musical Bartlett Sher Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Sarah Uriarte Berry Nominee
2005 Outstanding Lighting Design Christopher Akerlind Winner
2005 Outstanding Music Adam Guettel Winner
2005 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2005 Outstanding Orchestrations Ted Sperling
Adam Guettel
Bruce Coughlin
Winner
2005 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Michael Yeargan Winner
2005 Outstanding Sound Design Acme Sound Partners Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Victoria Clark Winner
2005 Outstanding Costume Design Catherine Zuber Nominee
2005 Outstanding Director of a Musical Bartlett Sher Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Matthew Morrison Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Mark Harelik Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Berresse Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Kelli O'Hara Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Sarah Uriarte Berry Nominee
2005 Outstanding Lighting Design Christopher Akerlind Winner
2005 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2005 Outstanding Set Design Michael Yeargan Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Actress in a Musical Victoria Clark Winner
2005 Book of a Musical Craig Lucas Nominee
2005 Costume Design of a Musical Catherine Zuber Winner
2005 Direction of a Musical Bartlett Sher Nominee
2005 Featured Actor in a Musical Matthew Morrison Nominee
2005 Featured Actress in a Musical Kelli O'Hara Nominee
2005 Lighting Design of a Musical Christopher Akerlind Winner
2005 Musical   Nominee
2005 Orchestrations Ted Sperling
Adam Guettel
Bruce Coughlin
Winner
2005 Original Score Adam Guettel Winner
2005 Scenic Design of a Musical Michael Yeargan Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 2, 2006 5 $375,062
$781,675
$16,904 $67.63
$100.00
5546
1041
8
0
66.59% 1.46%
Jun. 25, 2006 4 $358,158
$781,675
$47,664 $66.03
$100.00
5424
1041
8
0
65.13% 7.55%
Jun. 18, 2006 3 $310,494
$781,675
-$32,626 $64.75
$100.00
4795
1041
8
0
57.58% -5.93%
Jun. 11, 2006 2 $343,120
$781,675
- $64.87
$100.00
5289
1041
8
0
63.51% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,386,834
$3,126,700
  $65.82 21054
33312
32
0
63.20 %  
Cumulative
  $28,777,131
$51,661,880
  $67.84
$100.00
420433
562140
504
36
74.79 %  
 
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