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James Lapine

James Lapine was born on January 10, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Into the Woods (2014), Passion (1996) and Impromptu (1991). He is married to Sarah Kernochan. They have one child. See full bio »

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Into the Woods
Passion Writer
Impromptu Director
Life with Mikey
Life with Mikey Director


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 2016 Custody
 2014 Into the Woods (musical) / (screenplay)
 2011 Into the Woods Junior (Video) (8090)
 2011 Into the Woods (8090) / (book by)
 2005 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode)
- American Songbook - Passion (2005) ... (book by)
 1996 Passion (TV Movie) (book)
 1986-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series) (book - 2 episodes)
- Into the Woods (1991) ... (book)
- Sunday in the Park with George (1986) ... (book)
 1982 Table Settings (TV Movie)
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(2013-2014 Season) Stephen Sondheim and his musical, "Passion," was performed at the Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Danni Smith and Colette Todd in the cast. Fred Anzevino was director. Kory Danielson was music director. Adam Veness was scenic designer. See more »

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Stephen Sondheim and his musical, "Passion" at the Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Non-Equity Award for Musical Production. See more »

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