James Lapine

Book, Into the Woods

Other theatre: Broadway: Librettist and director, Falsettoes (with William Finn); Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Passion (with Stephen Sondheim); director, The Diary of Anne Frank, Golden Child, Dirty Blonde, Amour, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Sondheim on Sondheim, Annie (revival). Off-Broadway: Writer and director, Twelve Dreams, Table Settings; director, A New Brain, March of the Falsettoes and Falsettoland (with William Finn); writer, The Moment When. Regional: librettist and director, Luck, Pluck and Virtue, writer and director; Fran’s Bed, director; director, Merrily We Roll Along (with Stephen Sondheim). International: Der Glöckner von Notre Dame (Berlin); Passion (West End). 

TV: Into the Woods (PBS American Playhouse). Film: Impromptu, Live with Mikey, Earthly Possessions

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Sunday in the Park with George, with Stephen Sondheim); Tony Awards (Into the Woods, Passion, Falsettos); Drama Desk Awards (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Passion, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Sondheim on Sondheim). In 2010, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. 

Teaching: Yale School of Drama (design). 

Education: CalArts.