Sunday in the Park With George starring Jake Gyllenhaal to transfer to the West End
The Broadway production of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, has announced it will transfer to London next year.
First seen at New York City Center in 2016, the musical ran on Broadway in 2017, with Gyllenhaal appearing alongside Annaleigh Ashford. It will transfer to the West End’s Savoy Theatre in June 2020.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine, Sunday in the Park With George follows painter Georges Seurat and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
In a joint statement, Sondheim and Lapine said: “We are thrilled that a London audience will get to see the recent Broadway production of Sunday in the Park With George with Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford reprising their extraordinary performances. We also look forward to seeing them joined by a terrific British company.”
This production is directed by Sarna Lapine, and is produced in the West End by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Riva Marker and Jeanine Tesori, in association with New York City Center.
It will run from June 11 until September 5, with an official opening night to be confirmed.
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