Season 31, Episode 3 The Light in the Piazza
First Aired: June 15, 2006
“The Light in the Piazza,” the Adam Guettel-Craig Lucas musical, which won six 2005 Tonys, including Score (Guettel) and Best Actress (Victoria Clark). In the summer of 1953, an American mother (Clark) and daughter (Katie Clarke) visit Florence, Italy, where the young woman meets a Florentine (Aaron Lazar) and they fall in love. Giuseppe: Michael Berresse. Franca: Sarah Uriarte Berry. Signora Naccarelli: Patti Cohenour. Signor Naccarelli: Chris Sarandon. Roy Johnson: Beau Gravitte.
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- Premiered: January 30, 1976
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Classical selections, dance, opera, jazz and other music from New York's Lincoln Center. Winner of numerous Emmys and two Peabody Awards, it's one of TV's most durable cultural showcases. In 1976, the year of its debut, it featured the first live telecasts… (more)