01 The Making of "Sunday in the Park with George"

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By Paul Lazarus and Broadway Podcast Network. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine and orchestrator Michael Starobin discuss the creation of their Pulitzer-prize winning musical. Hear Sondheim and Lapine talk about working with stars, Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters. From their visit to the Chicago Art Museum to see this famous Seurat painting to opening night at the Booth Theatre on Broadway, go behind the scenes on this remarkable show.

Featured songs from the original Broadway Cast Recording: “Sunday In The Park With George,” “Color And Light,” “The Day Off,” “Beautiful,” “Everybody Loves Louis,” “Dog Song,” “Finishing The Hat,” “We Do Not Belong Together,” “Children And Art,” “Move On,” and “Sunday.”

Originally produced and broadcast in 1986. For more information go to AnythingGoesPL.com or BPN.FM/AnythingGoes. Theme music arranged by Bruce Coughlin. Sound mixing by David Rapkin. Associate producer Jeff Lunden. Anything Goes – Backstage with Broadway’s Best – is produced and hosted by Paul Lazarus.

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