"The Light in the Piazza" - by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel - Huntington Theatre Company (Boston, MA.)

Huntington Theatre Company

Presents the Tony Award-winning Musical 


Book by Craig Lucas

Music & Lyrics by Adam Guettel

Based on the Novel by Elizabeth Spencer

Directed by Huntington Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director Loretta Greco

THE HUNTINGTON THEATRE, 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA.


May 8, 2025 through June 15, 2025 

(Contact Box Office for Exact Times) 


Available online at huntingtontheatre.org, by phone at 617-266-0800 or in person at THE HUNTINGTON THEATRE, 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston. 



Winner! 6 Tony Awards including Best Original Score! 

A lush and soaring romance unfolds as Huntington Artistic Director Loretta Greco ("PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC") creates a brand-new production of Adam Guettel’s sweeping Tony Award-winning score and Craig Lucas’ profound book in this must-see story of a mother, a daughter, and the many meanings of love. 

Florence, Italy in the summer of 1953

Protective American mother Margaret Johnson brings her daughter Clara abroad for a glimpse of Italy’s romantic history. 

But when a real-life attraction sparks between Clara and a local boy, Margaret must ask: can she reconcile her own hopes with her daughter’s future?   


THE HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY is Boston’s leading professional theatre and one of the region’s premier cultural assets since its founding in 1982. Recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award, THE HUNTINGTON brings together superb local and national talent and produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current to create award-winning productions. THE HUNTINGTON runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. THE HUNTINGTON has long been an anchor cultural institution of Huntington Avenue, the Avenue of the Arts, and will remain so on a permanent basis with plans to convert the Huntington Avenue Theatre into a first-rate, modern venue with expanded services to audiences, artists, and the community. THE HUNTINGTON cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form.