Sunday in the Park With George, the Pulitzer Prize-winning James Lapine-Stephen Sondheim musical, will have its second staging by TheatreWorks of Palo Alto, CA, June 23-July 18.
Michael Babin (an alum of Les Miserables on tour) and Michelle Duffy (a Goodman Theatre and Northlight Theatre regular) play Seurat and Dot in the musical exploration of artistic genius, freedom and sacrifice.
TheatreWorks previously mounted the musical -- which begat the song, "Putting It Together." made famous by Barbra Streisand -- in 1987. Sunday in the Park kicks off the professional company's 30th season.
Artistic director Robert Kelley directs on the stage of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts in Mountain View, CA. Previews begin June 23, opening is June 26. Performances continue to July 18.
Tickets are $20-$37. For information, call (650) 903-6000. TheatreWorks will stage the world premiere of Everything's Ducky, a musical take on the Ugly Duckling tale, by Side Show writers Henry Krieger and Bill Russell, Jan. 19, 2000-Feb. 13, 2000.
-- By Kenneth Jones