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The stunning Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George is coming to London’s Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited engagement from 11 June 2020 to 5 September 2020. One of the world’s most celebrated musicals, this revival will see Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford reunite to reprise their roles. Do not miss your chance to see this masterpiece when it takes to the West End stage. Sign up for our mailing list to be notified when tickets for Sunday in the Park with George go on sale with London Theatre Direct.
What is Sunday in the Park with George about?
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine were inspired to write the musical by the George Seurat masterpiece A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. The musical follows a fictionalised version of painter Georges Seurat, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, as he struggles to complete what would become his most famous painting. Overwhelmed by his need to ‘finish the hat,’ George isolates himself from everyone important to him. He separates himself from society, disregards his fellow artists, and turns away from his longtime lover Dot (Annaleigh Ashford). His obsession has far-reaching consequences and we see these effects play on his great-grandson, also named George who has his own conflicts as a cynical contemporary artist.
Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George musical comes to London
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine, Sunday in the Park with George has been called one of the world’s most acclaimed musicals. Originally opening on Broadway 1984 the musical would win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, two Tony Awards and numerous Drama Desk Awards. Over the years the show has enjoyed many revivals and won Olivier Awards in both 1991 and 2007. The 2005-06 UK production was first presented at the Menier Chocolate Factory and moved on to the Wyndham’s Theatre before its Broadway transfer.
The latest incarnation of Sunday in the Park with George began as a limited concert at the New York City Center for their 2016 Gala. The concert starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford who would go on to star in the limited run Broadway revival at the Hudson Theatre the following year. The overwhelming critical reception prompted the eventual transfer to the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End.
Sunday in the Park with George cast
Jake Gyllenhaal has risen to international fame with roles in films like Donnie Darko, Jarhead and Brokeback Mountain. He will reprise his starring role of George in the West End production of Sunday in the Park with George. The actor is no stranger to the stage though, making his award-winning West End debut in the 2002 production of This Is Our Youth at the Garrick Theatre. Gyllenhaal’s Broadway debut would come more than a decade later in the 2014 production of Constellation.
Annaleigh Ashford will also be reprising her role from the Broadway revival which will mark her West End debut. The Tony Award-winning actress is known for her leading roles in some of Broadway’s hottest productions. She has appeared in Wicked, Legally Blonde, and You Can’t Take it with You. She also originated the role of Lauren in Kinky Boots. The actress is also known for her starring role on the American television series Masters of Sex.
The revival’s original director is set to make the West End transfer as well. Sarna Lapine has directed or been assistant director on numerous Broadway productions including Sondheim on Sondheim, South Pacific, Awake and Sing! and The Light in the Piazza.
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Age restrictionUnder 16s must be accompanied by and sat with an adult.
Running time2hr 40min (inc. interval)
Performance dates5 June 2020 - 5 September 2020
ContentThis production is recommended for ages 12+
Please note there is a strictly enforced 6 ticket limited per booking. Resale of tickets is forbidden and will cause the entirety of the original booking to be cancelled. ID must be presented at the theatre to verify the identity of the person booking the tickets and the entire party must enter together.
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Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal postponed to 2021
The West End revival of Sunday in the Park with George, which was due to open at London's Savoy Theatre on 5 June 2020, has now been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. SOLT (Society of London Theatre) announced today that theatres in London will remain closed until 28 June 2020, with some theatres potentially opening up in July or August following further government advice. Unfortunately, The Savoy will not be one of them and announced today that the production is working on scheduling new 2021 performance dates for Sunday in the Park in George, which will be confirmed in the coming weeks or months.
5 May, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Features / Broadway / Celebrities
Sunday in the Park with George tickets on sale now!
The return of the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George has been creating a buzz in London since it was initially announced. Now, tickets for Sunday in the Park with George West End run at the Savoy Theatre are available through London Theatre Direct. The show will open in June 2020 and see Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize winning show!
5 Dec, 2019 | By Sarah Gengenbach
Where to sit for Sunday in the Park with George?
Currently serving London theatregoers a sweet cup of ambition with Dolly Parton's smash-hit musical 9 to 5, the Savoy Theatre is set to switch things up this coming summer in favour of something a little more "artsy". Based around the famous pointillist painting by Georges Seurat, West End musical Sunday in the Park with George starring world-renowned American actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead) is about to go on sale soon; tomorrow (5 December 2019) at 10am to be exact!
Read our tips below on how to secure the best seats at the Savoy Theatre. London box office sales show no mercy when it comes to booking tickets for A-list shows, but with the right strategy (and all due speed), you can be sure to bag great seats at great prices!
4 Dec, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Celebrities / Casting / New Shows + Transfers
Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Sunday in the Park with George alongside Annaleigh Ashford at the Savoy Theatre next summer
Renowned screen and stage actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford will reprise their roles from Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George for the show's highly anticipated West End transfer, it has been confirmed. The Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical originally played at a gala at the New York City Center in 2016 and at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway in 2017 and is now slated to transfer to London's Savoy Theatre next summer.
19 Jun, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels