The Musical Goerges Seurat´s Life

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During the time an artist is working on his/her product, there are several issues that may come up to either hinder or advance the progress he/she makes. This prompts an artist to either make a balancing act, or to sacrifice one aspect of his life for another. Additionally, some artists are inspired by personal experiences in their private and professional life to write a particular piece of work. A classic example is Georges Seurat’s life where he could not afford to accord his mistress the attention she sought from him to the point where she had to leave him and marry another man. Sunday in the park with George is musical that illustrates the struggles that Georges experienced as an artist while doing his paintings. The musical follows the life of Georges Seurat a painter as he goes though his personal life through art. The first Act follows Seurat as he tries to keep his relationship with his mistress, Dot, while creating his painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. It also shows how the artistic community is scorned during by one’s peers and members of his/...

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