Based on a novel by Elizabeth Spencer (which was made into a 1962 movie starring the perpetually tanned George Hamilton), the tale centers on the childlike Clara. Its an extraordinary story, says Vernaci. Its like taking in a magnificent painting.
The plays celebrated sets and score have wowed audiences, critics, and Tony voters, who handed out six awards to the play in 2005. Im curious to find out how many people will want to go to Italy after this show, says Vernaci. But as pretty as it looks, The Light in the Piazza is a real heartbreaker. You get swept away. Youll learn the difference between listening with your heart versus simply listening with your ears.
Tuesdays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 1:30 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 21, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Starts: Jan. 17. Continues through Jan. 28