MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 18, 2005
Closing Date
Jul 02, 2006
1st Preview
Mar 17, 2005
1st Preview
Mar 17, 2005
Previews
36
Performances
504
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Apr 18, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006)

Setting
Florence and Rome in the summer of 1953, with occasional side trips to America.

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); LCT Musical Theater Associate Producer: Ira Weitzman; Produced by arrangement with Turner Entertainment Co.
Book by Craig Lucas; Music by Adam Guettel; Lyrics by Adam Guettel; Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer; Music orchestrated by Ted Sperling and Adam Guettel; Additional Orchestrations: Bruce Coughlin; Musical Director: Ted Sperling
Directed by Bartlett Sher; Musical Staging by Jonathan Butterell; Assistant Director: Sarna Lapine
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Assistant Scenic Design: Mikiko Suzuki; Assistant Costume Design: David Newell and Michael Zecker; Assistant Lighting Design: Michael J. Spadaro; Assistant Sound Design: Jeffrey Yoshi Lee; Hair and Wig Design by Jerry Altenburg
LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Associate Co. Mgr: Josh Lowenthal
Stage Manager: Thom Widmann; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Claudia Lynch
Conducted by Ted Sperling; Associate Conductor: Dan Riddle; Piano, Celesta: Dan Riddle; Concert Master: Christian Hebel; Violin: Christian Hebel, Matthew Lehmann, Sylvia D'Avanzo, James Tsao, Lisa Matricardi and Katherine Livolsi-Stern; Cello: Peter Sachon and Ariane Lallemand; Harp: Victoria Drake; Bass: Brian Cassier; Clarinet/English Horn/Oboe: Richard Heckman; Bassoon/Contrabassoon: Gili Sharett; Percussion: Billy Miller; Guitar/Mandolin: Andrew Schwartz; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Rehearsal Pianist: Adam Ben-David; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Properties: Christopher Schneider
Casting: Janet Foster; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Linda Mason Ross; Dance Captain: Laura Griffith; Dialect Coach: Ralph Zito; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Poster Art: James McMullan; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Assistant to Mr. Lucas: Troy Miller; Production Assistant: Andrew Einhorn, Matthew Melchiorre and Melanie T. Morgan
Developed with the assistance of The Sundance Theatre Laboratory
Giuseppe Naccarelli
Fabrizio's brother
Ensemble
Ensemble
Margaret Johnson
Signora Naccarelli
Fabrizio's mother
Roy Johnson
Margaret's husband
Ensemble
Signor Naccarelli
Fabrizio's father
Mar 17, 2005 - Sep 11, 2005
Ensemble
Tour Guide
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Fabrizio Naccarelli
Mar 17, 2005 - Sep 01, 2005
Clara Johnson
Margaret's daughter
Mar 17, 2005 - Dec 04, 2005
Priest
 
Ensemble
Franca Naccarelli
Giuseppe's wife
Understudies: Glenn Seven Allen (Priest), David Bonanno (Giuseppe Naccarelli), David Burnham (Fabrizio Naccarelli), Patti Cohenour (Margaret Johnson), Laura Griffith (Franca Naccarelli), Jennifer Hughes (Clara Johnson), Felicity LaFortune (Signora Naccarelli), Catherine LaValle (Tour Guide) and Joseph Siravo (Signor Naccarelli, Roy Johnson)

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Apr 18, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Jessica Perlmeter Cochrane (circa. Sep 2005 - ?)
Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf (Sep 12, 2005 - ?); Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew Melchiorre (circa. Jun 2005 - ?)

Cast

Clara Johnson
Margaret's daughter
Dec 17, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006
Patti Cohenour
Fri. eve. & Sat. mat.
Margaret Johnson
Clara Johnson
Margaret's daughter
Dec 06, 2005 - Dec 15, 2005
Fabrizio Naccarelli
Sep 02, 2005 - ?
Signor Naccarelli
Fabrizio's father
Sep 13, 2005 - ?
Diane Sutherland
Fri. eve. & Sat. mat.
Signora Naccarelli
Fabrizio's mother
Understudy: Jennifer Hughes (Clara Johnson)
music by Adam Guettel; lyrics by Adam Guettel
Act 1
Sung By
Statues and Stories
Margaret Johnson and Clara Johnson
The Beauty Is
Clara Johnson
Il Mondo Era Vuoto
Fabrizio Naccarelli
Passeggiata
Fabrizio Naccarelli and Clara Johnson
The Joy You Feel
Franca Naccarelli
Dividing Day
Margaret Johnson
Hysteria
Clara Johnson and Margaret Johnson
Say It Somehow
Clara Johnson and Fabrizio Naccarelli
Act 2
Sung By
Aiutami
The Naccarelli Family
The Light in the Piazza
Clara Johnson
Octet
Company
Tirade
Clara Johnson
Octet (Reprise)
Company
The Beauty Is (Reprise)
Margaret Johnson
Let's Walk
Signor Naccarelli and Margaret Johnson
Love to Me
Fabrizio Naccarelli
Fable
Margaret Johnson

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Book by Craig Lucas

Best Original Score

2005 Winner
Music by Adam Guettel
Lyrics by Adam Guettel

Best Actress in a Musical

2005 Winner
Victoria Clark
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Matthew Morrison
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Kelli O'Hara
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Directed by Bartlett Sher

Best Orchestrations

2005 Winner
Music orchestrated by Ted Sperling, Adam Guettel and Bruce Coughlin

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2005 Winner
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2005 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2005 Winner
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Matthew Morrison

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2005 Winner
Victoria Clark
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Sarah Uriarte Berry
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Directed by Bartlett Sher

Outstanding Orchestrations

2005 Winner
Music orchestrated by Ted Sperling, Adam Guettel and Bruce Coughlin

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2005 Winner
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan

Outstanding Music

2005 Winner
Music by Adam Guettel
 

Outstanding Costume Design

2005 Nominee
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Outstanding Lighting Design

2005 Winner
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
 

Outstanding Sound Design

2005 Nominee
Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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