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Sunday in the park with George / 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.

Publication:
Chatsworth, CA : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, [1999]
Series:
American playhouse (Television program)
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891 -- Drama.
Sondheim, Stephen -- Film adaptations.
Painters -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Artists' models -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Drama.
Seurat, Georges, 1859-1891
Sondheim, Stephen.
Artists' models.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Painters.
France -- Paris.
Form/Genre:
Television musicals.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs -- United States.
Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Filmed musicals.
Nonfiction films.
Televised musicals.
Television specials.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Televised musicals.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Filmed musicals.
Television specials.
Musicals.
Plays.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
digital optical surround Dolby 5.1
laser optical NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat.
Participant:
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.
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 [and others] ; editor, Jimmy B. Frazier.
Notes:
Originally broadcast on American Playhouse in 1985.
Taped on October 21-25, 1985 at the Booth Theatre with the Broadway cast; original leading lady Bernadette Peters returned for the special tapings.
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.
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.
Contributor:
Sondheim, Stephen. , Composer, Lyricist
Lapine, James. , Screenwriter
Merlis, Iris. , Producer
Hughes, Terry (Terry W.) , Director
Patinkin, Mandy. , Actor
Peters, Bernadette. , Actor
Kimbrough, Charles. , Actor
Bryne, Barbara. , Actor
Ivey, Dana. , Actor
Parry, William, 1947- , Actor
Brandman Productions, Inc.
Shubert Organization.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC:
48610205
Publisher Number:
014381458626
1438145862
ID4586MBDVD Image Entertainment
Access Restriction:
Not licensed for classroom use.
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