Sunday in the Park with George

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre, theatre)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Inspired by Georges Seurat's painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Sondheim’s classic follows George as he strives to finish his masterpiece while his neglected lover Dot ponders her decision for life over love. George is unaware of the impact of his choices and the legacy he will have on generations to come. Learning from the past, his strikingly similar great-grandson comes to realise the two worthwhile things in life really are children and art.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Audience enters from George IV Bridge, with a couple of steps from the street into the building. A temporary ramp is available when required. The Sanctuary has level access from front of house. The audience enter down the side of a raked seating rig, with one row of seats on the floor and several further rows accessed via steps on a central aisle.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp, Level Access

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Paul Jackson 27 days ago

What an amazing performance, not faultless but absolutely brilliant. George and Dot could walk straight into the West End now with the rest of the cast not far behind.

Martin Gray 28 days ago

Well, that was rather wonderful. My partner and I were lucky enough to be in the front row, by the orchestra, meaning we could hear the music and songs perfectly. And it was all beautifully interpreted, the emotion conveyed with clarity and style.

It’s rare to hear so many lovely voices in a non-professional production, but here there wasn’t a weak link - I hope at least some of the charismatic young players choose to go on to professional careers.

The down-the-line direction was much appreciated, this isn’t a show that needs ‘reinterpreting’ or given ‘a modern spin’ ( I am so over genderswapped productions). Nope, this was Sunday in the Park With George as it was meant be, and thanks for that. Kudos, too, to the lighting and costume team.

Now, would someone PLEASE do Anyone Can Whistle? It’s so rarely seen, the Fringe is full of Sondheim fans …talk about money on the table!

Lenno 30 days ago

Wow! What a wonderful show with a wonderful cast! Got nothing else to say cause it was so incredible.

John Beazer 31 days ago

This was a Sondheim show that I doubted I would ever have a chance to see on stage. I am, therefore, hugely grateful for the opportunity to enjoy such a wonderful performance - moving, thought provoking, and with superb acting and singing. I grew to know the musical through the DVD of the Broadway version - with Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin in the roles of Dot and Georges. I found these Edinburgh performances at least the equal of those great Broadway stars - the 'dog song' topped that by Patinkin, and the portrayal of the 98 year old Maria was more convincing than that by Peters. Congratulations to all the cast for a stunning show.

Reece Bowey 31 days ago

This is such a brilliant production of one of sondheim's best shows. Every member of the cast and crew should be extremely happy with what they have created here. I was in the front row up close with these actors and everyone had such a beautiful voice and incredible presence on stage. Special mention must be made to the leads Chris Kane and Phee Simpson, Both of whom could easily lead a show in the West End.
An absolute must see!

Rachel 32 days ago

Great show. Both leads are excellent, not a bad voice in the cast! Lighting and costumes very good also. You won’t regret going!

Ian 33 days ago

Very good production of a great Sondheim musical. Particularly good in terms of getting the audience to realise that the second act isn't optional, but is integral to the piece. I didn't actually cry, but I wasn't far from tears. Congratulations to everyone concerned.

Trevor / Brooklyn 33 days ago

I saw a multimillion dollar professional prime time performance of Brecht last night and on Monday morning this held its own against that. Excellent work all around!

Jo Crampton 33 days ago

Better than Broadway!!! Edinburgh Footlights were amazing and not a weak link in sight! An absolute must see show.

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