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The Light in the Piazza

Directed by Catherine Gillet
June 10-12 7:00 PM
June 13 3:00 PM

Please note: The Saturday, June 12 performance will be held indoors at Tryon Fine Arts Center, 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon, NC. COVID-19 protocols, including limited and social distanced seating and advanced air filtration and sanitation efforts are in place. Ticket holders, please check your emails or contact for more information.

New Show Added! We will offer two performances on Sunday, June 12 at 3 PM and 7 PM. If you've already purchased a ticket, we will honor it at either performance (no need to RSVP or change your reservation.)

Ticket holders from Friday, June 11's performance are invited to join us for one of the three remaining shows or request a full refund. Please check your email, or contact for more information. 

"Its long-lined melodies often seeming to reach for the heavens, Adam Guettel’s The Light in the Piazza is the most soul-satisfying score written for Broadway so far this century."

-Chicago Tribune

The Light in the Piazza follows Margaret Johnson, a wealthy Southern woman, and her daughter Clara as they spend a summer together in Italy. When Clara falls in love with a young Italian man, Margaret is forced to reconsider not only Clara's future, but her own deep-seated hopes and regrets as well.

Book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel

Performances will be held outdoors in Tryon, NC's beautiful Rogers Park. COVID-19 precautions will be in place; all members of the cast and crew will be fully vaccinated.


Lori Corda- Margaret Johnson

Michelle Newman- Clara Johnson

Chase Wolfe- Fabrizio Nacarelli

Joel Perkin- Signore Nacarelli

Kevin Arnold- Guiseppi Nacarelli

Ashton Reid- Franca Nacarelli

Marianne Carruth- Signora Nacarelli

Darlene Cah- Priest

Andy Millard- Roy Johnson


Catherine Gillet- Director

Ellie Booth- Producer, Stage Manger, Choreographer

Montana Kern- Technical Designer

Kevin Arnold- Music Director

Holt McCarley- Music & Arrangements

Lindsey Moore- Set Designer

Pam Solberg, Jim Solberg- Stage Designers and General Wizards

Suzy Grow, Pam Rider, Pam Solberg- Costume Designers

Rosalind Ashford- Dialect Consultant

Mari Towne, Jacob Grigg, Hillary Fleming- Stage Hands Extraordinaire


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