Further casting announced for London premiere of ‘The Light in the Piazza’ at Royal Festival Hall

Scenario Two have announced further casting for the anticipated London premiere of Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel‘s Tony Award-winning masterpiece, The Light in the Piazza, which be performed in a full staging at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall for 20 performances only from 14 June to 5 July 2019, directed by Olivier Award-winner Daniel Evans.

Joining the previously announced Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron as Margaret and Clara Johnson, respectively, will be Rob Houchen, as Clara’s suitor, Fabrizio Naccarelli, Celinde Schoenmaker as Franca Naccarelli, Liam Tamne as Guiseppe Naccarelli, Olivier-nominated soprano Marie McLaughlin as Fabrizio’s mother Signora Naccarelli, and Malcolm Sinclair as Margaret’s husband and Clara’s father, Roy Johnson.

The company will also include: Matthew Woodyatt, Rhona McGregor, Tom Partridge, Molly Lynch, Nicholas Duncan, Chlöe Hart, Danny Becker, Monica Swayne and Simbi Akande.

Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza is a touching and heart-wrenching love story set in Florence during the summer of 1953.

A fateful gust of wind whisks Clara’s hat into the hands of local dreamer Fabrizio Naccarelli and It’s love at first sight.

However, Clara isn’t quite what she appears and soon they must all confront a secret that’s been kept in the shadows for far too long.


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The show’s ravishing score will be performed by the 35-piece Orchestra of Opera North under the baton of Kimberly Grigsby, conductor of the original Lincoln Center production.

The Light in the Piazza will be designed by Robert Jones with costumes by Brigitte Reiffenstuel, lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Mick Potter.  

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