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James Lapine

JAMES LAPINE is a preeminent director, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. He has been nominated for twelve Tony Awards and won on three occasions for Best Book of a Musical ( Passion , Falsettos , and Into the Woods ). He has also won five Drama Desk Awards, a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and a Peabody Award, among other honors. He has been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the Mr. Abbott Award for lifetime achievement in theater.