Sunday in the Park With George Lyrics
The histrionics opened in 1983. Initially they put on stage only one part, but after the positive reviews, it was decided to re-create the scene to stretch it to the second one & to enter the Broadway with a full musical.
In May 1984, the official premiere of the theatrical was in Booth Theatre. Critics’ reviews were mixed, but that did not stop the musical to win 2 Tony Awards. The London premiere took place only in 1990 in the Royal National Theatre. Musical was staged more than 100 times, starring P. Quast & M. Friedmanas. This performance had receives 6 Laurence Olivier Awards & P. Quast was awarded as the Best Actor.
In 2000s, the show has undergone a renovation. In 2005, the spectacular “Sunday in the Park With George” was staged at London's Menier Chocolate Factory. Later, the action was transferred to the West End. In 2008, the histrionics was on Broadway again, as the producers were Roundabout Theatre Company. Starring: M. B. Peil, D. Evans, J. Russell, M. Cumpsty, E. Dixon, J. Molaskey & A. Gemignani.
The spectacle made an indelible impression on reviewers, positively spoken out about the updated version of the play. In The New York Times appeared laudatory review, where was noted that the animation, the actors, the overall picture, the music – everything was of very descent level. It is not surprising that the musical was nominated for several other awards.
As a result, overall productions can be called successful, because in addition to Broadway & the United Kingdom’s runs, the musical has been in Canada, Australia & Spain. & many songs from it could be heard in solo programs of contemporary artists.
Release date: 1984
Last Update:July, 13th 2016