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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), American Playhouse (1980) and The Moment When. He is married to Sarah Kernochan. They have one child. See full bio »

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(2014)
(1986-1991)
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(2016)

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  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book - 1 episode, 2017) (play - 1 episode, 2015) (book by - 1 episode, 2005)
- Falsettos (2017) ... (book)
- Act One (2015) ... (play)
- 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) (book by)
 2011 Into the Woods (book by)
 2005 Fran's Bed (Video)
 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)
 1987 Into the Woods (Video)
 1982 Table Settings (TV Movie)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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(2014 Summer) He wrote the book for the musical, "Into the Woods," in the McCarter Theatre Center (Princeton, NJ) production in associated with the Fiasco Theater at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Barry Edelstein was artistic director. Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld ... See more »

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James Lapine won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical "Sunday in the Park with George" collaborating with Stephen Sondheim. See more »

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