Amazing Journey


Sunday in the Park with George
Ravinia Festival
Chicago September 3-5, 2004

Michael returned to Chicago's Ravinia Festival to star in the Sondheim musical, Sunday in the Park with George. Michael will took on the role of passionate yet emotionally unavailable artist, George Seurat. Audra MacDonald portrayed his love interest, Dot. Patti Lupone rounded out the cast as Yvonne. All three actors won raves last summer in the Ravinia presentation of Passion which is expected to reach Lincoln Center next year.

September 3th and 4th at 8 PM and 5th at 7PM
The Ravinia Theatre
Highland Park, IL

Tickets:Pavilion: $95, $55 Lawn: $10

Paul Gemignani, musical director
Lonny Price, director
Michael Cerveris, George
Audra McDonald, Dot/Marie
Patti LuPone, Yvonne/Naomi
Ravinia Festival Orchestra

Stage (with lyrics and photos)
Layers of Meaning Reveal Themselves (Review), Chicago Sun Times, 9/8/04
Sunday in the Park (Review) Oak Park Journal, 9/8/04
For the most part Ravinia's Sunday on Point (Review) Chicago Tribune, 9/8/04
Life After Rock and Roll, Chicago Tribune, 9/3/04
George's Sunday in Highland Park, Chicago Sun Times, 8/27/04
Casting complete for Sunday in the Park, Playbill Online, 8/19/04
LuPone and Welzmann to Discuss Sondheim Sept. 3, Playbill Online, 6/8/04




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