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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Into the Woods
(2014)
Passion
Passion Writer
(1996)
Impromptu
Impromptu Director
(1991)
Life with Mikey
Life with Mikey Director
(1993)

Filmography

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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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Show Show Self (11 credits)

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: Directed "Modern Orthodox" play by Daniel Goldfarb (Dodger Stages, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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Won three Tony Awards for Best Book (Musical): in 1988 for "Into the Woods," in 1992, with William Finn, for "Falsettos" and in 1994 for "Passion." He has also been nominated seven other times: as Best Director (Musical) and Best Book (Musical) in 1984 for "Sunday on the Park with George;" as Best Director (Musical) in 1988 for "Into the Woods;" in 1992 for "Falsettos," in 1994 for "Passion;" and... See more »

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