Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in Sunday in the Park with George.
Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Nightcrawler) and Tony Award® winner Annaleigh Ashford will star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunday in the Park with George.
First seen at New York City Center in 2016, followed by a sold-out run at Hudson Theater on Broadway in 2017, this acclaimed production, directed by Sarna Lapine, will transfer to London’s Savoy Theatre in summer 2021.
Scheduled to run in 2020 this show has now been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.
New dates to be announced.
Sunday in the Park with George at the Savoy Theatre, London
What’s the Story?
Sondheim and Lapine’s masterpiece follows painter Georges Seurat (Jake Gyllenhaal) 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 (Annaleigh Ashford), not realising that his actions will reverberate for the next 100 years.
Who’s in it? Sunday In The Park Cast
The cast is led by Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford.
Jake Gyllenhaal is a Golden Globe and BAFTA award winning actor best known for Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead, Nightcrawler, Nocturnal Animals and the American satirical supernatural horror thriller film Velvet Buzzsaw currently screening on Netflix.
Annaleigh Ashford is known for her work on Broadway as Glinda in Wicked, Margot in Legally Blonde, Lauren in Kinky Boots and her Tony Award winning performance as Essie Carmichael in the revival of You Can’t Take It With You. She is also known for playing Betty DiMello on the Showtime American period drama television series Masters of Sex.
Full casting to be announced.
Reviews for Sunday in the Park with George coming soon
Theatre InformationSavoy Theatre
Address: Strand, London, WC2R 0ET
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1
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