In this shimmering musical, a trip to Italy leads to an unexpected romance for a beautiful, mentally challenged young woman, whose protective mother must decide whether to permit her daughter to follow her heart. Winner of six Tony awards.
In this lyrical, shimmering musical, winner of six Tony awards, Margaret Johnson takes a trip to Italy in the summer of 1953 with her daughter, Clara, a beautiful young woman with the mind of a 10-year-old. Clara falls in love with Fabrizio, a handsome Florentine who wants to marry her. The protective Margaret, trying to come to terms with her own unhappy marriage, must decide whether to allow her determined, challenged daughter to follow her heart.