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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), Custody (2016) and Passion (1996). 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)
Custody
Custody Writer
(2016)
Passion
Passion Writer
(1996)
Impromptu
Impromptu Director
(1991)

Filmography

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  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book - 1 episode, 2017) (book by - 1 episode, 2005)
- Falsettos (2017) ... (book)
- American Songbook - Passion (2005) ... (book by)
 2016/I Custody
 2014 Into the Woods (based on the musical by) / (screenplay by)
 2011 Into the Woods Junior (Video) (8090)
 2011 Into the Woods (8090) / (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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He directed the musical, "Into the Woods," on Broadway in New York City with John McMartin, Gregg Edelman, Vanessa Williams and Laura Benanti in the cast. John Caraffa was choreographer. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Brian MacDevitt was lighting designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Stephen Sondheim was composer... 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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