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Life on the Stage: Falsettos

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Life on the Stage: Falsettos

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“There’s hardly a moment in the exhilarating, devastating revival of the musical that doesn’t approach, or even achieve, perfection” (New York Times)

Join us for a screening of the five-time Tony nominated musical Falsettos, captured live by Live From Lincoln Center during its revival in 2016. Directed by legendary Broadway director James Lapine who co-wrote the book with William Finn, the show’s composer and lyricist, and starring Christian Borle (two-time Tony winner), Andrew Rannells (two-time Tony nominee), Stephanie J. Block (two-time Tony nominee), Brandon Uranowitz (two-time Tony nominee), Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, and Betsy Wolfe, the musical tells the story of a gay man, his wife, lover, about-to-be-Bar-Mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbian couple next door in a profoundly funny and poignant look at what makes a modern family.

Life on the Stage series is presented in partnership with The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps everyone- performers and those behind the scenes- who work in performing arts and entertainment. Programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services

Live From Lincoln Center presents “Falsettos”

Produced for the stage by Lincoln Center Theater in association with Jujamcyn Theaters

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Photo credit: Joan Marcus

Tickets: $20 (members), $25 (nonmembers)


Q&A director James Lapine & actor Christian Borle with moderator Dori Berinstein
Sunday, Oct. 28 2018, 6:00
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James Lapine is a legendary Tony-winning Broadway stage director, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. A frequent collaborator with Stephen Sondheim and William Finn, Lapine has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards, winning Best Book of a Musical three times for Falsettos, Into the Woods, and Passion. Lapine won a Pulitzer Prize for Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George, which he wrote the book for and directed. Additional Broadway directing credits include Merrily We Roll Along, March of the Falsettos, Little Miss Sunshine, and Annie. Alpine wrote the screenplay for the film version of Rob Marshall's Into the Woods and directed HBO’s Six by Sondheim, for which he received an Emmy nomination and a Peabody Award.

Christian Borle is a two-time Tony-winning Broadway, film, and television actor. Christian was nominated for a Tony for his performance in Falsettos and recently played Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Recent Broadway credits include Something Rotten! (Tony Award), Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony Award), and Legally Blonde, produced by Dori Berinstein (Tony nomination). Other credits include Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Spamalot, and Footloose. Christian has appeared on screen in NBC’s Smash, Peter Pan Live!, The Sound of Music Live!, and Showtime’s Masters of Sex.

Dori Berinstein is a four-time Tony-winning Broadway producer and an Emmy-award-winning director, producer and writer of film and television. Broadway productions include: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Tony Award); Legally Blonde: The Musical (Olivier Award), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony Award). Her next Broadway musical is The Prom (directed by Casey “Book of Mormon" Nicholaw) opening on Broadway this fall. As a documentary director, her films include, amongst others: Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love (Emmy Award) and Carol Channing: Larger Than Life.

This film is part of the Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film series.

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