Jake Gyllenhaal Sings “Finishing The Hat” From ‘SITPWG’
7 February, 2017 Author: Catagories: Gallery Updates, Sunday In The Park With George, Videos

Jake Gyllenhaal is channeling his inner Georges Seurat in a new music video celebrating his upcoming run in ‘Sunday in the Park With George‘. Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, the video takes us behind the scenes at the Hudson Theatre as he sings the Sondheim-Lapine classic “Finishing the Hat.”

Jake Singing ‘Finishing The Hat’ (Rehearsals) – (Watch) (Download)

Gallery Link:
Sunday In The Park With George (2017) > Jake Singing ‘Finishing The Hat’ [Rehearsals] (Screen Captures)

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Jake To Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New Broadway Theatre
31 January, 2017 Author: Catagories: News & Headlines, Sunday In The Park With George

Broadway’s refurbished Hudson Theatre will relight February 8 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that will include Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, stars of the Sunday in the Park With George revival. The ceremony will take place at 11 AM at the theatre, located at 139-141 West 44th Street.

The Hudson, which originally opened in 1903, became one of Broadway’s most sought-after smaller theatres, ideal for plays. The Hudson’s bookings declined in the late 1940s, and it was used off and on as a television studio until it played its final Broadway performance on April 20, 1968. Thereafter it was used as a cinema and a disco until, faced with possible demolition, it was landmarked by the City of New York in 1987. The playhouse was purchased by a hotel developer who incorporated it into a hotel, now known as the Millennium Broadway, and used as a conference center and occasional comedy club.

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Jake Returns To Broadway In ‘Sunday In The Park With George’
13 December, 2016 Author: Catagories: News & Headlines, Sunday In The Park With George

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that a revival of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Constellations) and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford (You Can’t Take It With You), will reopen the historic Hudson Theatre on Broadway this winter for a strictly limited 10-week engagement.

Performances are set to begin February 11, 2017, ahead of a Thursday, February 23 opening, and will play through April 23. The Broadway mounting follows the October concert performances at New York City Center, starring Gyllenhaal as Georges Seurat and Ashford as Dot.

With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, the revival of Sunday in the Park With George will be directed by Sarna Lapine. The musical follows painter Georges Seurat in the months leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.

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Jake Gyllenhaal In ‘Sunday In The Park With George’
25 October, 2016 Author: Catagories: Gallery Updates, Sunday In The Park With George

The first photos of Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford and cast in the New York City Center’s ‘Sunday In The Park With George’ have been released. ‘Sunday In The Park With George’ will close tomorrow, October 26th, after playing a limited 4-performance engagement. Tickets for the final 2 performances are on sale now.

‘Sunday In The Park With George’ follows painter Georges Seurat in the months leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. Consumed by his need to “finish the hat,” Seurat alienates the French bourgeoisie, spurns his fellow artists, and neglects his lover Dot, not realizing that his actions will reverberate over the next 100 years.

Gallery Links:
Theater Productions > Sunday In The Park With George (2016) > Posters / Promotional Artwork
Theater Productions > Sunday In The Park With George (2016) > On Stage

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2016 New York City Center Gala – Dinner
25 October, 2016 Author: Catagories: Appearances, Gallery Updates, Sunday In The Park With George

Last night Jake attended the New York City Center Gala dinner following the opening night performance of NYCC’s ‘Sunday In The Park with George’. Photos from the event have been added to the gallery.

Gallery Links:
Public Appearances > 2016 > 2016 New York City Center Gala – Dinner (Arrivals)
Public Appearances > 2016 > 2016 New York City Center Gala – Dinner (Inside)
Miscellaneous > Fan Photos > 2016 New York City Center Gala – Dinner (October 24, 2016)

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‘Sunday In The Park With George’ Adds 2 Performances
14 July, 2016 Author: Catagories: News & Headlines, Sunday In The Park With George

One night of Jake Gyllenhaal just isn’t enough.

That’s the conclusion reached by the artistic team at City Center, which sold out tickets to a one-night concert performance of “Sunday in the Park with George,” starring Mr. Gyllenhaal, so rapidly that it has decided to add two more performances.

And that’s not all. City Center said Thursday that it had chosen Annaleigh Ashford, a Tony-winning comedic actress, to star opposite Mr. Gyllenhaal, known for his film roles. He will play the French painter Georges Seurat; she will play his slighted lover, Dot.

The event, combining two much-admired performers with a much-loved American musical, is a fund-raiser for the nonprofit performing arts organization.

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