Light in the Piazza

Patrick Street Productions, Vancouver, B.C.
Dry Cold Productions, Winnipeg, Manitoba

“…As Clara, Samantha Hill not only has a soaring soprano, but an eager expressiveness in her face and body that manages to convey her character’s as yet undimmed sense of wonder and openness to new experiences, including love.”
See full article on the Performance, Place and Politics blog.

“…With her clear soprano and committed, nuanced acting, Samantha Hill is equally perfect as Clara. Her performance of the title song is another emotional highlight.”
See full article on the The Georgia Straight

“…The most difficult role is that of Clara. She must look twenty-six, behave like a little girl, have sexual impulses and make us believe she epitomizes a state of pure, innocent love that’s unsullied by life experience. Samantha Hill does all this and sings like a lark…”
See full article on the The Vancouver Courier

“…As Clara, Hill is especially radiant in voice and presence, capturing all of her character’s giddy exuberance and rapture, temper and terror.” The Winnipeg Free Press