Sunday in the Park with George

Musical - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 2, 1984
  • Opening Date: May 2, 1984
  • Closing Date: October 13, 1985
  • Previews: 35
  • Performances: 604

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Book: James Lapine

Synopsis

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical chronicles the life of maverick French impressionist Georges Seurat during the creation of his now-celebrated masterpiece, "Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte."

 

Opening Night Cast

Mandy Patinkin in Sunday in the Park with George Mandy Patinkin George, an artist (Act II)
George, an artist (Act I)
Bernadette Peters in Sunday in the Park with George Bernadette Peters Marie, his grandmother (Act II)
Dot, his mistress (Act I)
Charles Kimbrough in Sunday in the Park with George Charles Kimbrough Bob Greenberg, the museum director
Jules, another artist
Barbara Bryne Blair Daniels, an art critic
An Old Lady
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Opening Night Production Credits

James Lapine James Lapine Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
James Lapine James Lapine Director
  Tony Straiges Scenic Design
  Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1983 - 1984

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Mandy Patinkin Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1984 Outstanding Book of a Musical James Lapine Winner
1984 Outstanding Costume Design Ann Hould-Ward
Patricia Zipprodt
Nominee
1984 Outstanding Director of a Musical James Lapine Winner
1984 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Charles Kimbrough Nominee
1984 Outstanding Lighting Design Richard Nelson Winner
1984 Outstanding Lyrics Stephen Sondheim Winner
1984 Outstanding Music Stephen Sondheim Nominee
1984 Outstanding Musical   Winner
1984 Outstanding Orchestrations Michael Starobin Winner
1984 Outstanding Set Design Tony Straiges Winner
1984 Outstanding Special Effects Bran Ferren Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Best Musical Stephen Sondheim
James Lapine
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner
1985 Outstanding Set Design Tony Straiges Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Stephen Sondheim
James Lapine
Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Actor in a Musical Mandy Patinkin Nominee
1984 Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1984 Book of a Musical James Lapine Nominee
1984 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Patricia Zipprodt
Ann Hould-Ward
Nominee
1984 Direction of a Musical James Lapine Nominee
1984 Featured Actress in a Musical Dana Ivey Nominee
1984 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Richard Nelson Winner
1984 Musical   Nominee
1984 Original Score Stephen Sondheim Nominee
1984 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Tony Straiges Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Oct. 13, 1985 19 $190,225
-
$58,461 $31.42
-
6055
771
8
0
98.17% 24.03%
Oct. 6, 1985 18 $131,764
-
$18,876 $28.81
-
4573
771
8
0
74.14% 7.51%
Sep. 29, 1985 17 $112,888
-
-$4,765 $27.47
-
4110
771
8
0
66.63% -2.18%
Sep. 22, 1985 16 $117,653
-
- $27.72
-
4244
771
8
0
68.81% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $552,530
-
  $28.85 18982
24672
32
0
76.94 %  
Cumulative
  $2,657,579
-
  $27.99
$0.00
94981
117192
152
0
81.05 %  
 
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