The Light in the Piazza: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Light in the Piazza follows the journey of Clara, a young American woman, and her mother Margaret as they embark on a trip to Italy. While there, Clara falls in love with a charming local named Fabrizio. However, their love is tested by a secret that could change everything. The musical explores themes of love, family, and the power of embracing life’s unexpected joys and challenges.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2003)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1950s / Italy

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Adam Guettel

Book: Craig Lucas

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2005)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Based on Books, ClassicalRom-Dram

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