Sunday In the Park With George

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim | Book by James Lapine

Booth Theatre
May 2, 1984 - October 13, 1985

Opening Night Production Credits:

Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by James Lapine
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) and Emanuel Azenberg; Produced by arrangement with Playwrights Horizons
Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin
Suggested by the painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte" and the life of Georges Seurat
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges
Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt and Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
Sound Design by Tom Morse
Hair and Wig Design by Charles LoPresto
Hair Design by Richard Allen
Make-Up Design by Richard Allen
Mr. Patinkin's hair designed by J. Roy Helland
Mr. Patinkin's make-up designed by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Robert Kamlot
Company Manager: Richard Berg
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell
Stage Manager: Fredric H. Orner and Loretta Robertson
Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.
Music published by Tommy Valando
Special Effects by Bran Ferren
Movement directed by Randolyn Zinn
Casting: John S. Lyons
General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates
Speech Consultant: Kristin Linklater
Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi
Artwork by Frank Verlizzo
Set and costume design adapted from the Seurat painting from the Art Institute of Chicago

Mandy Patinkin

Bernadette Peters

Barbara Bryne

Mary D'Arcy

Danielle Ferland

Sue Anne Gershenson

Cris Groenendaal

Dana Ivey

John Jellison

Charles Kimbrough

Kurt Knudson
Judith Moore

Nancy Opel

William Parry

Michele Rigan
Brent Spiner

Melanie Vaughan

Robert Westenberg

George (Act I), an artist
George (Act II), an artist
Dot, George's mistress
Marie, George's grandmother
Old Lady
Blair Daniels, an art critic
Celeste #2
Boy bathing in the River
Louise, the daughter of Jules and Yvonne
Woman with baby carriage
Man lying on the bank; Louis, a baker
Billy Webster, Harriet's friend
Yvonne, Jules' wife
Naomi Eisen, a composer
Man with bicycle
Museum Assistant
Jules, another artist
Bob Greenberg, the museum director
Mr. Lee Randolph, the museum's publicist
Nurse, nurse to Old Lady
Mrs. Harriet Pawling, a patron of the arts
Young Man sitting on the bank;
Frieda, a cook
Betty, an artist
Charles Redmond, a visiting curator
Little Girl
Franz, a servant
Dennis, a technician
Celeste #1
Alex, an artist

Understudies: Sue Anne Gershenson (Betty, Celeste #1, Celeste #2, Elaine, Frieda, Nurse, Young Man sitting on the bank), Ray Gill (Alex, Billy Webster, Dennis, Franz, Lee Randolph, Louis, Man lying on the bank, Man with bicycle, Mr., Soldier), Joanna Glushak (Celeste #1, Celeste #2, Dot, Elaine, Marie, Nurse), Cris Groenendaal (Alex, Dennis, Franz, Soldier), John Jellison (Billy Webster, Boatman, Bob Greenberg, Charles Redmond, Jules, Louis, Man lying on the bank, Man with bicycle), Michele Rigan (Boy bathing in the River, Louise), Robert Westenberg (George (Act I), George (Act II)), Sara Woods (Blair Daniels, Harriet Pawling, Mrs., Naomi Eisen, Nurse, Old Lady, Yvonne).


Photos by Martha Swope.

Available through Music Theatre International.

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1985 Puliter Prize for Drama
1985 Drama Desk: Outstanding book
1985 Drama Desk: Outstanding Director