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In a Broadway-musical landscape that skews heavily toward movie adaptations and jukebox shows, the arrival of an original musical written and directed by three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine is cause for celebration. Only the author of the groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize—winning Sunday in the Park With George with Stephen Sondheim and Falsettos with William Finn could envision a musical about celebrities tripping on acid in the mids. I knew I wanted to work with Carmen after seeing Bright Star; she had also played the lead in Sunday in the Park in Chicago, and she brings tremendous depth to the role of Clare. After four decades in the theater, Lapine still gets a thrill at seeing a new show come alive in performance.
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James Elliot Lapine born January 10, is an American stage director, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. He has frequently collaborated with Stephen Sondheim and William Finn. Lapine did graduate study in both photography and graphic design at the California Institute of the Arts , where he received an MFA in Lapine's wildly resourceful staging. In he was introduced to Stephen Sondheim,  and they decided to work on a musical together, which became Sunday in the Park with George , with Lapine writing the book and directing with Sondheim's music and lyrics. It was first produced Off-Broadway in   and then transferred to Broadway in They then collaborated on the musical Passion , for which Lapine wrote the book and directed.
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