Adam joins his THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA castmates David Bonanno, David Burnham, Patti Cohenour, Laura Griffith, Felicity LaFortune, Catherine LaValle and Peter Samuel, with accompaniment and direction by Andrew Byrne, for a concert showing their “lighter” side at the renowned Birdland Jazz Club on 44th Street. Adam accompanies LaValle on the song “I’m Tone Deaf,” and also performs one of his own compositions, the comedy number “I’ll Be The One.”
Adam appears in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA from May 1-7, in the roles usually played by David Burnham.
Adam marks his first night onstage in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA as the Priest, the role usually played by Joe Siravo.
Making his Broadway debut, Adam becomes the new male swing in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Lincoln Center‘s Vivian Beaumont Theater. He covers four of the ensemble roles, as well as the two principal roles of Fabrizio and Giuseppe Naccarelli. THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, based on the novella by Elizabeth Spencer, won 6 Tony Awards in 2005, including Best Score for composer/lyricist Adam Guettel. The show tells the story of Margaret Johnson, an American mother who brings her daughter Clara on vacation to Italy. When Clara falls deeply in love with a young Florentine named Fabrizio, Margaret must decide what to do about a romance that is not as simple as it seems.
Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street
This hilarious and adorable new musical, based on the bestselling children’s book series by Barbara Park, is written by Marcy Heisler (book and lyrics) and Zina Goldrich (music), two of New York’s most prominent new musical theater writers.
Featuring: Jill Abramovitz, Mary Faber, Keara Hailey, Michael McCoy, Darius Nichols, Adam Overett
SOME OF ADAM’S REVIEWS…
“Adam Overett has a few sweet moments as Herb…” —Gordon Cox, Newsday, 7/24/04
“Adam Overett is charming.” —Barbara & Scott Siegel, The Siegel Column, TheaterMania.com, 7/27/04
“[Adam] Overett, playing the boy who steals Junie’s heart, reminds us at show’s end that there’s a touching love story at the heart of this production … It’s a sweet, irony-free moment, and also an astounding bit of acting.” —Christopher Moore, West Side Spirit, 8/5/04