Sunday in the Park with George follows painter Georges Seurat in the months leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." Consumed by his need to “finish the hat,” Seurat alienates the French bourgeoisie, spurns his fellow artists, and neglects his lover Dot, not realizing that his actions will reverberate over the next 100 years.
Genius! This fervent, enticing production reveals something all-too-rare: an abiding faith in the powers of art.”Review by Edward Rothstein from The Wall Street Journal
“It’s impossible not to fall in love with this marvelous revival. Or something deeper than love – something closer to religious gratitude, This ‘Sunday’ is destined to be forever spoken of with misty-eyed bragging rights by anyone who sees it.”Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times