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Sunday in the Park with GeorgeItem #: HL.00314018
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Composed by Stephen Sondheim.
Applause Books. With Softcover. 5.5x8.25 inches. 224 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314018)
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Found in: Broadway Manuscripts
This 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical was inspired by the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat. A complex work revolving around a fictionalized Seurat immersed in single-minded concentration while painting the masterpiece, the production has evolved into a meditation on art, emotional connection, and community. This publication contains the entire script of the musical. Sunday is itself a modernist creation, perhaps the first truly modernist work of musical theatre that Broadway has produced ... a watershed event that demands nothing less than a retrospective, even revisionist, look at the development of the serious Broadway musical.- Frank Rich, The New York Times Magazine