Dove Cameron, Renée Fleming to Star in The Light in the Piazza in London and LA
Daniel Evans will direct Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas's musical.
Renée Fleming (Carousel) and Dove Cameron (Clueless) will star in the upcoming LA Opera production of The Light in the Piazza, running October 12-20 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Directed by Olivier Award wnner Daniel Evans, this production will originate at London's Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre, running June 14-July 5. With a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, the Broadway musical won six Tony Awards in 2006, including Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations.
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza is set in the summer of 1953 and tells the story of a mother (Fleming) and daughter (Cameron) traveling through Italy; the daughter's romance with a handsome, high-spirited Florentine; and the mother's determined efforts to keep the two apart.