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About this show

The Light in the Piazza is a story of love, romance and the surprising ways that they can come into a life that does not expect them. Based on the 1960 novel by Elizabeth Spencer, the musical unfolds in Florence and Rome in the summer of 1953. Margaret Johnson, the wife of a successful American businessman, is traveling abroad with her daughter, Clara, a beautiful young woman who is not all that she seems. Clara's chance encounter with a young Italian develops into a passionate love affair that Margaret opposed for reasons only she understands.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Goodman Theatre, Chicago