Playwright james lapine came on board as director of march of the falsettos and falsettoland (to which he also co-authored the book), but fans may be surprised to learn that in trousers was technically the duo’s first collaboration, even though finn himself wrote and directed the first musical. Falsettos [william finn, james lapine] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers from the community amazon try prime books go this book is the libretto for the musical falsettos which is sung entirely, so unless you have the music, the book is incomplete read more.
Music and lyrics by william finn book by william finn and james lapine a seamless pairing of march of the falsettos and falsettoland, acclaimed off broadway musicals written nearly a decade apart, falsettos won 1992 tony awards for best book and musical score.
William finn is the writer and composer of falsettos, for which he received two tony awards, best book of a musical (with james lapine) and best original score he has also written and composed in trousers, march of the falsettos and falsettoland (outer critics circle award for best musical, two los angeles drama criti.
John golden theatre april 4, 1992 - june 27, 1993 opening night production credits: music by william finn lyrics by william finn book by william finn and james lapine. Falsettos is a musical with a book by william finn and james lapine, and music and lyrics by finn the musical consists of march of the falsettos and falsettoland , the last two installments in one trio of one-act off-broadway musicals (the first was in trousers .
James elliot lapine is an american stage director, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist he has won the tony award for best book of a musical three times, for into the woods, falsettos, and passion he has frequently collaborated with stephen sondheim and william finn.