I've always wanted to go to Italy to look at art and consume copious amounts of pasta and red wine, but given the state of my checking account, this musical will likely be the closest I get to Florence anytime soon. Based on the novella, The Light in the Piazza is set in 1950s Florence and Rome and tells the story of Clara, a young American tourist, who falls in love with an Italian named Fabrizio Naccarelli. The unique score features classical music and opera, and most of the lyrics are in Italian or broken English. Theater Three's production of the Tony award-winning show runs through November 23, Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Special performances include Miser's Night Out on Sunday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. and the Hooky Matinee Wednesday, November 19, at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $40. Purchase tickets by calling Theatre Three's box office at 214-871-3300, ext. 1, or visit theatre3dallas.com.
Thursdays, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Nov. 6. Continues through Nov. 23, 2008