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Musical Theatre Fall Show - First Weekend


Inspired by George Seurat’s magnificent painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s soaring musical is itself an artistic masterpiece. The musical begins with the story of George and his model and lover Dot. As George struggles to find his artistic voice, he becomes more and more distant from the one woman who truly sees him for who he really is. Meanwhile, the characters that inhabit George’s painting have lives unto themselves, which George captures with his paintbrush. A century later, George and Dot’s great-grandson George, himself a struggling artist, grapples with the same issues of artistic ingenuity and a public who just doesn’t understand. One of a handful of musicals to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Sunday in the Park with George reveals universal truths about the nature of art, love, and passion, with the breadth and depth of art’s most enduring masterpieces.

Earlier Event: October 12
End Quarter 1