Two Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
Original Broadway Version
One of the most acclaimed musicals of our time, this moving study of the
enigmatic painter Georges Seurat won a Pulitzer Prize for its deeply
insightful and highly personal examination of life through art and the
The days leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, 'A
Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte', Georges Seurat is
make meaningful art and maintaining a relationship with his lover
Dot. Amid the scorn of the artistic community, Seurat's artistic ability
his love diminishes. A century later, Seurat's descendant - named
George and also an artist - finds himself burnt out and in search of
what artistic path
to follow, but he finds the answer to his future in the past.
ensemble of strong singing actors performs this challenging and
heartbreaking work about our need to connect to the past, present and
future. The show features two coveted starring roles made famous by the
Broadway performances of Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters. The
groundbreaking book and score by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the authors of INTO THE WOODS and PASSION, contain some of their most beautiful and stirring work.
The show may be staged simply as in its original workshop production or with the grandeur of Seurat’s masterpiece.
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The original Cat In The Hat for the "Suessical" workshop was none other than SCTV's Andrea Martin who has appeared on Broadway in "My Favorite Year" and "Candide." She was nominated for Tony® Awards for both shows, and won for "My Favorite Year."