Sunday in the Park with George: Musical Info


Synopsis:

Sunday in the Park with George is inspired by the famous painting by Georges Seurat and tells the story of George, a passionate painter who immerses himself in his work. The musical explores George’s struggles, sources of inspiration, and the sacrifices he makes for his artistic vision. Sunday in the Park with George offers a thought-provoking reflection on the artist’s journey and the complexities of balancing art and life.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1984)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1800s, 1980s / France, USA


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Book: James Lapine


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1984)➝

London Cast (2006)➝

Broadway Cast (2017)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1980s, Animals, Child Role, Family, Popular, Pulitzer Prize, Summer


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