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James Lapine

Award-Winning Playwright, Director, and Screenwriter; Pulitzer Prize-Winner for "Sunday in the Park with George"; NYT Bestselling Author

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James Lapine Biography

Winner of three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, James Lapine is a writer, director, and Broadway legend. Known for genre-defining powerhouse collaborations with Stephen Sondheim, he was the writer and director for "Sunday in the Park with George," "Into the Woods," "Passion," the multi-media review "Sondheim on Sondheim," and co-produced and directed the revelatory HBO documentary "Six by Sondheim" for which he garnered an Emmy nomination and a Peabody Award. A prolific creator, he wrote and directed the Tony Award-winning "Falsettos," the film Custody, and wrote the film adaptation for Into the Woods, as well as numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Lapine is a beloved and eloquent titan of the theater, sharing star-studded stories and creative insights with enraptured audiences.

An instantaneous New York Times bestseller, Lapine’s book "Putting it Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George" chronicles the nuances of a powerful collaboration and the creative process that produced the Pulitzer Prize-winning Drama. A consummate artist, Lapine was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2011, and in 2015 received the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers awards for a lifetime of exceptional achievement in the theatre. Lapine is a devoted student of humanity, enriching conversations with insatiable curiosity, humor, and poignant observations on art and life.

Speaking Topics
  • ‘Putting it Together’: The Art of Collaboration

    Inspired by his New York Times bestselling book Putting it Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George, James Lapine shares creative insights from his legendary career on Broadway. Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights.

  • A Conversation with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine is a devoted student of humanity, enriching conversations with insatiable curiosity, humor, and poignant observations on art and life. Creator and collaborator on some of the most iconic Broadway musicals, Lapine shares star-studded stories and creative insights with enraptured audiences.

  • Creativity & Collaboration with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights. In striking multi-media presentations utilizing video and images from his shows, Lapine offers dynamic insights about maximizing the creativity on our teams, in our businesses, and in our personal lives, perfectly tailored for individual audiences.

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Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created

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

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  • HOW TO BOOK James Lapine?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Lapine for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Lapine, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Lapine or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK James Lapine?

    Speaking fees for James Lapine, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that James Lapine charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Lapine, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR James Lapine?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Lapine for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Lapine for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Lapine or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Lapine or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Award-Winning Playwright, Director, and Screenwriter; Pulitzer Prize-Winner for "Sunday in the Park with George"; NYT Bestselling Author

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James Lapine Biography

Winner of three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, James Lapine is a writer, director, and Broadway legend. Known for genre-defining powerhouse collaborations with Stephen Sondheim, he was the writer and director for "Sunday in the Park with George," "Into the Woods," "Passion," the multi-media review "Sondheim on Sondheim," and co-produced and directed the revelatory HBO documentary "Six by Sondheim" for which he garnered an Emmy nomination and a Peabody Award. A prolific creator, he wrote and directed the Tony Award-winning "Falsettos," the film Custody, and wrote the film adaptation for Into the Woods, as well as numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Lapine is a beloved and eloquent titan of the theater, sharing star-studded stories and creative insights with enraptured audiences.

An instantaneous New York Times bestseller, Lapine’s book "Putting it Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George" chronicles the nuances of a powerful collaboration and the creative process that produced the Pulitzer Prize-winning Drama. A consummate artist, Lapine was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2011, and in 2015 received the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers awards for a lifetime of exceptional achievement in the theatre. Lapine is a devoted student of humanity, enriching conversations with insatiable curiosity, humor, and poignant observations on art and life.

James Lapine Speaking Topics

  • ‘Putting it Together’: The Art of Collaboration

    Inspired by his New York Times bestselling book Putting it Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George, James Lapine shares creative insights from his legendary career on Broadway. Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights.

  • A Conversation with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine is a devoted student of humanity, enriching conversations with insatiable curiosity, humor, and poignant observations on art and life. Creator and collaborator on some of the most iconic Broadway musicals, Lapine shares star-studded stories and creative insights with enraptured audiences.

  • Creativity & Collaboration with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights. In striking multi-media presentations utilizing video and images from his shows, Lapine offers dynamic insights about maximizing the creativity on our teams, in our businesses, and in our personal lives, perfectly tailored for individual audiences.

James Lapine Videos

  • About the Work: James Lapine | School of Drama
    Part of the Guest Artist series at School of Drama, The New School.Through Company Residencies, Workshops and About the Work interviews School of...
  • James Lapine & Lisa Kron
    James Lapine talks about writing and directing in a conversation with Lisa Kron for The Legacy Project: Volume III.

James Lapine Books

FAQs on booking James Lapine

  • How to book James Lapine?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Lapine for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Lapine, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Lapine or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Lapine?

    Speaking fees for James Lapine, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that James Lapine charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Lapine, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Lapine?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Lapine for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Lapine for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Lapine or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Lapine or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Lapine is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as ‘Putting it Together’: The Art of Collaboration, A Conversation with James Lapine and Creativity & Collaboration with James Lapine. The estimated speaking fee range to book James Lapine for your event is available upon request. James Lapine generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are George C. Wolfe, Diane Guerrero, Patrick Marber, Keenan Scott II and Emerald Fennell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Lapine for an upcoming live or virtual event.

James Lapine Speaking Topics

  • ‘Putting it Together’: The Art of Collaboration

    Inspired by his New York Times bestselling book Putting it Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George, James Lapine shares creative insights from his legendary career on Broadway. Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights.

  • A Conversation with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine is a devoted student of humanity, enriching conversations with insatiable curiosity, humor, and poignant observations on art and life. Creator and collaborator on some of the most iconic Broadway musicals, Lapine shares star-studded stories and creative insights with enraptured audiences.

  • Creativity & Collaboration with James Lapine

    Three-time Tony Award-winning writer, director, and Broadway legend James Lapine speaks with eloquence and expertise about the creative process and allowing our collaborations to be transformative – elevating our work, and ourselves, to new heights. In striking multi-media presentations utilizing video and images from his shows, Lapine offers dynamic insights about maximizing the creativity on our teams, in our businesses, and in our personal lives, perfectly tailored for individual audiences.

James Lapine Speaker Videos

  • About the Work: James Lapine | School of Drama
    Part of the Guest Artist series at School of Drama, The New School.Through Company Residencies, Workshops and About the Work interviews School of Drama students have significant opportunities to...
    James Lapine & Lisa Kron
    James Lapine talks about writing and directing in a conversation with Lisa Kron for The Legacy Project: Volume III.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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