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Light in the Piazza, The - Full Length Musical, Drama

Light in the Piazza, The

Craig Lucas, Adam Guettel

Full Length Musical, Drama

4m, 4f

ISBN: 9781559362672

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""The Light in the Piazza" beautifully captures the eternal allure of Italy. . . . The story wraps itself around your heart."--Chicago Sun-Times. "Guettel's music and lyrics take nothing from the razzle-dazzle bargain basement of feeling; they represent, instead, a genuine expense of spirit. . . . "The Light in the Piazza" doesn't want to make theatre-goers feel good; it wants to make them feel deeply."--The New Yorker. Composer Adam Guettel, best known for his Floyd Collins, has teamed with Prelude to a Kiss-playwright Craig Lucas to create a passionate and soaring new musical based on Elizabeth Spencer’s 1960 novella, which was first published as an entire issue of The New Yorker. It is the story of an American ingénue abroad, whose chance meeting of a charming young Italian in a Florentine piazza sets off a whirlwind romance—with an unsettling revelation.


4m, 4f


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Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas is a American playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, musical actor, and film director. He is currently Associate Artistic Director at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle.Born on April 30, 1951, and abandoned in a car in Atlanta, Lucas was adopted when he was eight months old by a Pennsylvanian couple. His adoptive family was conservative; his father was an FBI agent and his mother was ... view full profile

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