James Lapine

JAMES LAPINE is a playwright and director. On Broadway he has worked with Stephen Sondheim on Sunday in the Park with GeorgeInto the Woods; and Passion. He also conceived and directed the musical review Sondheim on Sondheim. With William Finn he created Falsettos recently revived by Lincoln Center Theater; Little Miss SunshineMuscle; and directed Finn’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Other Broadway credits include his play based on Moss Hart’s memoir Act One (also LCT), AmourThe Diary of Anne FrankGolden Child, and Dirty Blonde. He has written the plays Table SettingsTwelve DreamsThe Moment WhenFran’s Bed and Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing. Lapine has been nominated for eleven Tony Awards, winning on three occasions. He has also been the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, SDC’s Mr. Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater, and inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.