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Sunday in the Park With George [videorecording]

Michael Brandman and Emanuel Azenberg in association with the Shubert Organization and American Playhouse present ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by James Lapine ; produced by Iris Merlis ; book by James Lapine ; originally directed for the Broadway stage by James Lapine ; directed for television by Terry Hughes ; Brandman Producti...
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat.
Director
James Lapine; Terry Hughes
Performers
Mandy Patinkin (George), Bernadette Peters (Dot/Marie), Charles Kimbrough, Barbara Bryne, Dana Ivey, Mary D'Arcy, Sue Anne Gershenson, Cris Groenendaal, John Jellison, Frank Kopyc, Judith Moore, Nancy Opel, William Parry, Natalie Polizzi, Michele Rigan, Brent Spiner, Melanie Vaughan, Robert Westenberg, supporting soloists.
Release Date
1985
Run Time
146 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated
Notes
  • Originally broadcast on American Playhouse in 1985.
  • Program notes and chapter index on container and insert (1 leaf : col. ill.).
  • Special DVD features: credits, awards, full-length audio commentary by Sondheim, Lapine, Patinkin, and Peters.
Related Title
American playhouse (Television program)
Awards Note
CableACE Awards, 1987: Actor in a theatrical or dramatic special (Patinkin); Actress in a theatrical or dramatic special (Peters); Winner: Best musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award); Best scenic design and Best lighting (Tony Awards); 1985 Pulitizer Prize for drama.
Credits
Executive producers, Michael Brandman, Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld ; musical director and conductor, Paul Gemignani ; lighting consultant, Bill Klages ; costumes by Patricia Zipprodt and Ann Hould-Ward ; camera, Bob Camitta ... [et al.] ; editor, Jimmy B. Frazier.
Published
Chatsworth, CA : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, [1999]
Recording Info
Taped on October 21-25, 1985 at the Booth Theatre with the Broadway cast; original leading lady Bernadette Peters returned for the special tapings.
Publisher no.
ID4586MBDVD Image Entertainment
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Description
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
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