Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George", a fictionalized Georges Seurat paints his lover, Dot, and "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Le Grande Jatte." Characters who become figures and vice versa walk through the story. In Act 2, George's descendant, a sculptor, comes to terms with his grandmother, Life, and Art. Written by
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was nominated for the 1984 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Musical for "Sunday in the Park with George" for roles he recreated in this filmed production. See more
There are only two worthwhile things to leave behind when you depart this world of ours: children and art.
Color and Light
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Bernadette Peters
and Mandy Patinkin See more