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Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George

Author: James Lapine.

Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George

Author: James Lapine.

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Item #: D30492
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: FSG
ISBN: 9780374200091
In 1982, young playwright James Lapine met Stephen Sondheim, already a legendary Broadway composer and lyricist. Shortly thereafter, the two decided to write a musical inspired by Georges Seurat's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. Lifting the curtain on the making of this Pulitzer Prize-winningSunday in the Park with George, this ... More
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In 1982, young playwright James Lapine met Stephen Sondheim, already a legendary Broadway composer and lyricist. Shortly thereafter, the two decided to write a musical inspired by Georges Seurat's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. Lifting the curtain on the making of this Pulitzer Prize-winningSunday in the Park with George, this tribute collects revelatory conversations between Lapine and Sondheim, plus comments by the production crew and cast members Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters. The script is also included, along with a treasure trove of personal photographs, sketches, and sheet music.


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