History Theatre / TheLightInThePiazza

11th Mar '18 7:55:45 AM jamespolk
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The novel was adapted into a non-musical 1962 feature film, ''Light in the Piazza'', starring Creator/OliviaDeHavilland as Meg.
14th Feb '18 6:56:32 PM wrestlingdog909
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* StepfordSmiler: Franca, in The Joy You Feel.

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* StepfordSmiler: Franca, in The Joy You Feel. Also, Margaret is this in some productions, depending on how they play her relationship with her husband (in case [[spoiler: Clara's brain damage]] didn't meet the criteria already.
14th Feb '18 6:52:32 PM wrestlingdog909
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* OhCrap: in a rare funny moment, Margaret has this reaction to Signor Naccarelli insisting Clara convert to Catholicism before she marries Fabrizio.


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* StepfordSmiler: Franca, in The Joy You Feel.
27th Apr '16 3:24:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/{{Glee}} Will Schuester]] is a lovesick Italian?
** [[Film/ThePrincessBride Prince Humperdink]] is his father?
10th May '15 10:47:22 PM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[{{Glee}} Will Schuester]] is a lovesick Italian?

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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[{{Glee}} [[Series/{{Glee}} Will Schuester]] is a lovesick Italian?
2nd Apr '14 11:50:07 PM reconditarmonia
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* BilingualBonus / WorldOfPun: Any of the Italian scenes to Italian speakers, since none of them are translated (save for one scene). They tend to feature a lot of {{pun}}s and snarking duels.

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* BilingualBonus / WorldOfPun: BilingualBonus: Any of the Italian scenes to Italian speakers, since none of them are translated (save for one scene). They tend to feature a lot of {{pun}}s and snarking duels.
17th Feb '14 9:43:17 PM reconditarmonia
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* StalkingIsLove: Fabrizio follows Clara to her hotel room after she loses her way through the city's streets at night. CoitusEnsues.
12th Jan '14 5:28:56 AM wrestlingdog909
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* [[spoiler: ChildhoodBrainDamage: Clara]]
6th May '13 1:08:41 AM Tuckerscreator
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* BilingualBonus: Any of the Italian scenes to Italian speakers, since none of them are translated (save for one scene). They tend to feature a lot of {{pun}}s and snarking duels.

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* BilingualBonus: BilingualBonus / WorldOfPun: Any of the Italian scenes to Italian speakers, since none of them are translated (save for one scene). They tend to feature a lot of {{pun}}s and snarking duels.
6th May '13 1:06:00 AM Tuckerscreator
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Clara: "[[spoiler: I think if I had a child, I would take such care of her/then I wouldn't feel like one]]"

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Clara: "[[spoiler: I "I think if I had a child, I would take such care of her/then her/[[spoiler:then I wouldn't feel like one]]"



* ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTime

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* ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTimeParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTime: Cue intermission.
* RealityHasNoSubtitles: All the Italian characters speak and sing in Italian unless they are communicating with an English character. No help is provided to the audience during these scenes (aside from a brief [[BreakingTheFourthWall fourth wall breaker]]) and, for those who don't speak Italian, the meaning of the scene must be guessed at through context, body language and what words can be picked out.
** One production even applied this to the opening announcement, having it all be in Italian but only translating the words "cellphones", "flash photography", and "emergency exits" into English.



* TranslationConvention: Completely averted, all the Italian characters speak and sing in Italian unless they are communicating with an English character. No help is provided to the audience during these scenes (aside from a brief [[BreakingTheFourthWall fourth wall breaker]]) and, for those who don't speak Italian, the meaning of the scene must be guessed at through context, body language and what words can be picked out.
** One production even applied this to the opening announcement, having it all be in Italian but only translating the words "cellphones", "flash photography", and "emergency exits" into English.
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