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Sunday in the Park with George

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Sunday in the Park with George

Release Date: June 16, 1986

Year    :   1986
Slogan    :   «Sondheim's Pultizer prize-winning musical in it's original Broadway run.»
Genres    :   Music
Production Companies    :   Brandman Productions, American Playhouse, Shubert Organization
Director    :   Terry Hughes, James Lapine
Producers    :   John S. Lyons, Michael Brandman, Emanuel Azenberg, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld, Robert Kamlot, Gregory Sills, Iris Merlis
Writers    :   Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Sondheim, Michael Starobin
RunTime    :   146 mins.

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte by Georges Seurat is one of the great paintings of the world, and in "Sunday in the Park with George," book writer James Lapine and composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim bring a story based on the work brilliantly to life. While the painting depicts people gathered on an island in the Seine, the musical goes beyond simply describing their lives. It is an exploration of art, of love, of commitment. Seurat connected dots to create images; Lapine and Sondheim use connection as the heart of all our relationships. Winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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