The Light in the Piazza
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The Light in the Piazza

The Light in the Piazza London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Confusing, Fluffy, Disappointing, Great singing

About the Show

Dove Cameron and Renée Fleming star in a romantic musical set in 1950s Italy.

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73 Reviews | 5 Followers

See it if You know about the show and what to expect.

Don't see it if You don’t like a classical music style of music and a boring story.

142 Reviews | 19 Followers
Fluffy, Great singing, Disappointing

See it if you like Dove?

Don't see it if You like the piece Read more

Critic Reviews (9)

The Times (UK)
June 19th, 2019

Daniel Evans’s sleek direction and Fleming’s sumptuous voice do their very best to convince you that there may be hidden depths...Good taste is no substitute for genuine emotion.'
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June 19th, 2019

...the musical soars with [Renée Fleming], achieving unusual resonance and richness. For the rest of the time, it remains a fascinating curiosity, full of good things, but somehow not quite as great as the sum of its parts.'
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The Arts Desk
June 19th, 2019

A Broadway show as melodically haunting and sophisticated as it is niche... looks good and sounds even better.'
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London Theatre
June 19th, 2019

You may not go in knowing all the tunes, but this show...utterly envelops you in a gorgeous wall of yearning melody that's one of the great Broadway scores of the century so far...This is a real summer treat.'
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Time Out London
June 18th, 2019

...lyrical passages aren’t matched by this production’s clumsy staging...The reviews from its debut suggest that this musical worked a kind of tentative charm on Broadway, but its sunny magic feels faint here.'
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The Stage (UK)
June 19th, 2019

It isn’t a perfect production, but they’ve put together a crack team...Everything in Daniel Evans’ production feeds into a picture of elegant, romantic Florence...'
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The London Evening Standard
June 19th, 2019

Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron make striking London debuts in self-conscious show...This luxuriously cast show is an unusual hybrid of light opera and Broadway musical. '
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The Telegraph (UK)
June 19th, 2019

Director Daniel Evans and designer Robert Jones provide a slick utility staging... It’s just the thing for a wet Saturday afternoon, but those in search of an earworm tune will be disappointed.'
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