By Madeline Raynor
December 19, 2016 at 10:48 PM EST
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Jake Gyllenhaal‘s brief turn in Sunday in the Park with George is getting a Broadway bow.

The production, which originated as a four-performance benefit concert at New York City Center in October, will transfer to Broadway in 2017, it was announed Tuesday.

The revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical, which is inspired by the Georges Seurat painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte,” will be the first show to open at the newly renovated Hudson Theatre. Annaleigh Ashford will also reprise her role, and according to The New York Times, Sarna Lapine will transfer with the production as director. 

A spokeswomen for the show said this production would be “fully memorized,” unlike the concert performances, and that the show’s sets and costumes would be “deepened,” the Times reports.

The production will mark Gyllenhaal’s return to Broadway after 2015’s Constellations, costarring Ruth Wilson. The 10-week run will begin previews on Feb. 11, 2017 and open on Feb. 23. Gyllenhaal had previously been slated to make his Broadway return in a revival of the play Burn This at the Hudson Theatre, but that production was postponed.

  • Stage
  • 02/23/17
Complete Coverage