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Mary Ernster, Summer Smart, Max Quinlan to Star in Marriott Theatre's The Light in The Piazza logo
Marriott Theatre has announced the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming production of The Light in The Piazza, July 22-September 20, to be directed by Aaron Thielen with musical direction by Dr. Ryan Nelson.

Set in Florence, Italy, The Light in The Piazza centers on the a love story between Clara and a young Italian man, Fabrizio, who she meets when her mother Margaret returns to the site of her bittersweet honeymoon.

The cast will star Mary Ernster as Margaret Johnson, Summer Smart as Clara Johnson, Max Quinlan as Fabrizio Naccarelli, as well as Michael Accardo as Roy Johnson, Alexander Aguilar as Giuseppe Naccarelli, Jennifer T. Grubb as Franca Naccarelli, Paula Scrofano as Signora Naccarelli, and Gene Weygandt as Signor Naccarelli. Rounding out the cast are Kellie Cundiff, Don Denton, Katie Johannigman, Catherine Lord, Ryan Reilly, and George Andrew Wolff.

The creative team will include Michael Duff (conductor), Nancy Missimi (costume design), Diane Williams (lighting design), and Tom Ryan (set design).

For more information, call 847-634-0200 or visit

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