THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
Feb 24th - 5th March, 2016
Doesn’t everyone deserve a chance at love?
Davine Interventionz presents its fifth South Australian premiere with the Tony Award Winning Musical, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, during Adelaide Fringe 2016.
Book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, and based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA tells of an Italian vacation, young love and a parent’s heart-rending decision to let love be.
It is as delicious as musical theatre gets.
During their travels in Florence, Margaret Johnson and her beautiful daughter, Clara, are swept up in the city’s charm. Fate intervenes and Fabrizio, a dashing young Italian, captures Clara’s heart and Margaret is compelled to reveal her daughter’s secret. Struggling with her concern about Clara’s future, she must decide whether or not to give the young lovers her blessing.
Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, The Light in the Piazza whisks audiences away to 1950’s Italy to experience a soaring tale of passion, forgiveness, and love. . Hailed as “astonishing,” “intensely romantic,” and “breathtaking,” it has redefined the modern American musical.
Embracing the classic musical style while showcasing Lucas’s tender story it asks; doesn’t everyone deserve a chance at love?