Sunday in the Park With George

Freud Playhouse
Macgowen Hall
Hilgard Avenue
, Los Angeles, CA 90024
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Sunday in the Park With George is a moving portrait of an artist struggling to reconcile the perfect, imaginary world of his painting with the imperfect, messy world of real life. Act I revolves around Georges Seurat (1859-1891) and the creation of his signature painting "Sunday Afternoon On The Island Of La Grande Jatte." Seurat's inability to commit to anyone or anything but his work is echoed in Act II as George's great-grandson confronts his own artistic demons and failure to connect. Past and present merge as both Georges discover basic truths about art, human connection and the constant struggle to "break through to something new." Some of Sondheim's most beautiful songs are featured in the score including "Putting it Together," "Move On," "Children and Art" and "Sunday." The production stars Manoel Felciano, Kelli O'Hara, and Nancy Dussault. It is being presented as part of REPRISE! Broadway's Best, now in its ninth season at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Founded by Marcia Seligson, who served as Producing Artistic Director from 1995 until 2005, REPRISE! has presented twenty-seven of America's best and most classic musicals of this century.

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