Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It was inspired by the French pointillist painter Georges Seurat's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte; the plot revolves around George, a fictionalized version of Seurat, who immerses himself in painting his masterpiece, his great-grandson, a conflicted and cynical contemporary artist. The Broadway production opened in 1984; the musical won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, two Tony Awards for design, numerous Drama Desk Awards, the 1991 Olivier Award for Best Musical and the 2007 Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production. It has enjoyed several major revivals, including the 2005–06 UK production first presented at the Menier Chocolate Factory and its subsequent 2008 Broadway transfer. In 1884, Georges Seurat, known as George in the musical, is sketching studies for his painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, he announces to the audience: "a blank page or canvas.
The challenge: bring order to the whole, through design, tension, balance and harmony." He conjures up the painting's setting, a small suburban park on an island, retains some control of his surroundings as he draws them. His longtime mistress, models for him, despite her frustration at having to get up early on a Sunday. More park regulars begin to arrive: a quarrelsome Old Lady and her Nurse discuss how Paris is changing to accommodate a tower for the International Exposition, but the Nurse is more interested in a German coachman, Franz; the quiet of the park is interrupted by a group of rude bathers. George freezes them with a gesture, making them the subjects of his first painting, Bathers at Asnières; the setting abruptly changes to a gallery. Jules and his wife Yvonne think George's work has "No Life". Back on the island and Yvonne have a short discussion with George and depart, they take their coachman Franz with them. Dot, who has grown tired of standing still in the early morning sunlight, leaves the park mollified after George promises to take her to the Follies.
George approaches the Old Lady, revealed to be his mother, asks to draw her, but she bluntly refuses. In his studio George works on his painting obsessively while Dot prepares for their date and fantasizes about being a Follies girl; when George stops painting to clean his brushes, he and Dot reflect on how fascinated they are by each other. Dot is ready to leave, but George chooses to continue painting instead upsetting her. In the park on a Sunday some time George sketches a disgruntled Boatman to the disapproval of an observing Jules. Dot enters on the arm of a baker. Two chatting shopgirls, both named Celeste, notice Dot with a new man; when Jules and Yvonne's daughter Louise attempts to pet the Boatman's dog, he shouts at her lashes out at George and storms off. George and Dot have a strained conversation as she works on the grammar book she is using to teach herself how to read and write; as Jules and Yvonne mock the unconventional nature of George's art, they discuss an initiative to have his work included in the next group show, which they both protest.
George sketches two dogs while whimsically trying to imagine the world from their perspective, describing their relief to be free of their routines on Sunday. As the day goes on, George sketches denizens of the park: The two Celestes try to attract the attention of a pair of Soldiers, fighting over which will get the more handsome of the two. Dot sees George, but he slips away before she can speak to him, in retaliation she describes her satisfying new life with Louis, she misses and loves George, but Louis loves and needs her in a way George cannot, she has made her choice. As the park empties for the evening, George returns, he misses Dot and laments that his art has alienated him from those important to him, but resigns himself to the likelihood that creative fulfillment may always take precedence for him over personal happiness. Time has passed, a pregnant Dot visits George's studio, she asks for a painting George made of her. Jules and Yvonne come to the studio to see George's nearly finished painting.
While Jules goes with George to see the painting and Dot hold a wary conversation. They realize they have both felt neglected by an artist, their mutual dislike fades, they discuss the difficulties of trying to maintain a romantic relationship with an artist. Meanwhile, Jules is puzzled by George's new technique and concerned that his obsession with his work is alienating him from his fellow artists and collectors alike, he refuses to support the work. Jules and Yvonne leave, George, having forgotten Dot was there, goes back to work. Dot reveals the real reason for her visit: despite the obvious fact that George fathered her unborn child and Louis are getting married and leaving for America. George angrily retreats behind his canvas, she begs him to react, in some way, to her news, they a
Lacey Dawn Adkisson is an American retired professional wrestler best known by her ring name Lacey Von Erich. She is the granddaughter of Fritz Von Erich, she is best known for her time in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where she is a one-time TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion. Adkisson signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in August 2007, she was assigned to their then-developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling in Tampa and became the first third generation wrestler from the Von Erich family. She made her debut for FCW on September 15, managing Billy Kidman under the ring name Lacey Von Erich. On September 25, Von Erich appeared as the valet for Ryan O' Reilly along with Maryse Ouellet. On October 9, Von Erich made her in-ring debut in a loss against Nattie Neidhart. On October 23, Von Erich managed Victoria Crawford in her match against Nicole Bella, the following month at the November 13 television tapings, Von Erich teamed with Neidhart and Maryse Ouellet in a loss to Crawford and The Bella Twins.
Von Erich was released from her development contract in late 2007. Von Erich made an appearance at WrestleMania XXV on April 5, 2009, where the Von Erich family was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, she was seen in the audience while Kevin Von Erich, accepted the induction. Von Erich made her debut for Women Superstars Uncensored on the March 7, 2008 at the WSU Dawn of the Day event, where she defeated Angel Orsini in a singles match. On March 8, 2008 at the ECPW Arena in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, Lacey made her return to wrestling where she defeated Angel Orsini. On March 22, Von Erich made her debut in Professional Championship Wrestling in Texas, she teamed up with Action Jackson to defeat Mike Claudia in a mixed tag team match. Before her debut in PCW, she wrestled in a mixed tag team match against JT Lamotta and Miss Diss Lexia at South West Wrestling Alliance in Granbury, Texas. Von Erich made her debut for Pro Wrestling Revolution on July 7 at a PWR event, where she defeated Cheerleader Melissa.
In December 2008, she defeated Melissa at a PWR event in California. On July 10, 2009, Von Erich made her debut for Windy City Pro Wrestling, winning the WCPW Ladies Championship in a four-way match against Faith and Kimberly Kash. On September 26, Von Erich vacated the WCPW Ladies Championship after she signed a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Von Erich made her debut for CWF Wrestling, on the July 25, 2009 episode of CWF Wrestling, where she defeated Simply Luscious. In November 2009, Von Erich took part in the Australian tour "Hulkamania: Let the Battle Begin" created by Hulk Hogan. On November 21 she won a bikini contest, which included Koa Marie Turner, Stephanie Pietz and Kiara Dillon, she interfered in the main event between Hogan and Ric Flair, on Flair's behalf. In other matches on the tour, she was used as Flair's manager. In 2009, Von Erich began working for the all-female wrestling promotion Wrestlicious, created by Jimmy Hart and started airing in March 2010. She, had to be released by the company after the tapings of the first season of episodes, after signing with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
She debuted on March 17 episode of Takedown in a tag team main event, where she and Amber Lively defeated Draculetta and White Magic by disqualification. On the April 7 episode of Takedown, Von Erich participated in a battle royal to determine the top two contenders for the Wrestlicious Crown, but was eliminated by Kickstart Katie. On the May 19 episode of Takedown, Von Erich helped Alexandra the Great in her submission match against Kickstart Katie, she ended up putting Brooke Lynne in the Von Erich Claw to make her drop her towel and give Alexandra the victory over Katie. On the October 1, 2009, episode of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's Impact!, Von Erich debuted as a villainous character by aligning herself with The Beautiful People and attacking the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions, Taylor Wilde, Sarita. On the October 15 episode of Impact!, she made her in-ring debut teaming with Sky and Rayne in a six-Knockout tag team match, where they defeated the team of Awesome Kong, ODB, Tara. Two weeks on Impact!, she once again teamed with Sky and Rayne in a six-Knockouts tag team match, where they defeated ODB, Christy Hemme, Hamada, when Von Erich pinned Hemme, scoring her first victory in TNA.
On November 5, Von Erich began carrying a pink nightstick with her to the ring, dubbed "Lacey's Ugly Stick". At Turning Point, the Beautiful People were unsuccessful in gaining both the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship and the TNA Knockouts Championship, as ODB pinned Rayne in a six-way tag team match with all the titles on the line to win the match for the reigning champions; the Beautiful People began appearing in backstage segments they dubbed as their reality show "The Meanest Girls", an allusion to the 2004 teen comedy Mean Girls. On the December 10 episode of Impact!, Von Erich was defeated by Velvet Sky in a mud wrestling match refereed by Madison Rayne. The match was booked by Kevin Nash, in charge for the evening, in an attempt to garner ratings. On December 17 episode of Impact!, Von Erich had a backstage confrontation with interviewer Lauren Brooke, which ended with Brooke slapping Von Erich. The following week, Von Erich claimed that she had gotten Brooke fired from TNA. On the January 14, 2010, episode of Impact!, Sky and Von Erich were attacked by the returning Angelina Love, whom Von Erich had replaced in the Beautiful People.
On the March 8 episode of Impact!, Rayne and Sky defeated the tea
Rei Sakuma is a Japanese actress, voice actress and narrator. She is best known in Japan for her voice work in the long running children's series Soreike! Anpanman; the Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love, Sadie Dean Tales of Little Women, Amy March Mami the Psychic, Kaori Hana City Hunter 2, Azusa Nakayama F, Ruiko Soreike! Anpanman, Batako-san Ranma ½, Shampoo Dash! Yonkuro, Rinko Sumeragi Moomin, Little My Miracle Girls, Rumiko Daijōji Doraemon, Mini-Doras 2112: The Birth of Doraemon, Mother Eagle Center Azuki-chan, Yōko Sakakibara Case Closed, Yoshino Satomi Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick, Lisa Pokémon, Yuki Trigun, Marianne The Mysterious Cities of Gold, Zia Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden, Akabon Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden V, Akabon Cardcaptor Sakura, The Dark, The Light Seraphim Call, Ayaka Rindoh Gregory Horror Show, Angel Dog/Devil Dog Infinite Ryvius, Neya Magic User's Club, Mizuha Miyama Gate Keepers, Youko Ono Hamtaro, Mafurā-chan Baby Felix, Majorina Case Closed, Kikuyo Kasama Hikaru no Go, Akiko Toya Pokémon, Lisa Please Teacher!, Konoha Edajima Hanada Shōnen Shi, Shizue Jing: King of Bandits, Sherry Tenchi Muyo!
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