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Title 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 Productions, Inc.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    782.14 SUN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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.
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.
Cast 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.
Event Taped on October 21-25, 1985 at the Booth Theatre with the Broadway cast; original leading lady Bernadette Peters returned for the special tapings.
Summary Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards 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.
Subject Sondheim, Stephen -- Film adaptations.
Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891 -- Drama.
Painters -- Drama.
Artists' models -- Drama.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television musicals.
Television specials.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Patinkin, Mandy. Actor.
Peters, Bernadette. Actor.
Bryne, Barbara. Actor.
Ivey, Dana. Actor.
Kimbrough, Charles. Actor.
Parry, William, 1947- Actor.
Sondheim, Stephen. Composer. Lyricist.
Lapine, James. Screenwriter.
Hughes, Terry (Terry W.) Director.
Merlis, Iris. Producer.
Sondheim, Stephen. Sunday in the park with George.
Brandman Productions, Inc.
Shubert Organization.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title American playhouse (Television program)
Standard No. 014381458626
Music No. ID4586MBDVD Image Entertainment

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