South Coast Rep's Light in the Piazza, With Patti Cohenour, David Burnham and Erin Mackey, Begins Jan. 24

Patti Cohenour, David Burnham and Erin Mackey star in the South Coast Repertory Theatre production of The Light in the Piazza, which begins performances Jan. 24 in Costa Mesa, CA.

Erin Mackey
Erin Mackey

Cohenour stars as Margaret Johnson. She originated the role of Signora Naccarelli in the Broadway production of Piazza and later took over the role of Margaret. Joining her are Mackey ( Wicked) as Clara and fellow original Broadway and national tour cast member Burnham as Fabrizio.

The cast also includes Joseph Almohaya, Julie Garnye, Mary Gutzi, Melina Kalomas, John-David Keller, Martin Kildare, Madison Mitchell, Christopher Newell, Perry Ojeda and Louis Pardo.

Directed by Kent Nicholson, The Light in the Piazza will continue through Feb. 23.

The production has scenic design by Neil Patel, costume design by Leah Piehl, lighting design by Lap-Chi Chu, sound design by Mike Hooker, music direction by Denis Castellano and choreography by Kelly Todd.

Adam Guettel penned music and lyrics for Piazza, which has a book by Craig Lucas. The musical opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater April 18, 2005. It earned 11 Tony nominations and took the honors for Best Original Score, Best Actress ( Victoria Clark), Best Orchestrations, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design and Best Lighting Design.

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