Passion
Paperback, 131 pages ISBN: 9781559360883Publication Date:
1 Mar 1995
Size: 216mm x 138mm£14.99
First Staged:
New York 1994; West End 1996

Passion

By Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine

Paperback £14.99

A musical based on a 19th-century Italian novel, Passion tells of the consequences of a sickly woman's love for a handsome young army captain. From the award-winning writing partnership behind Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods.

Best Musical, Evening Standard Awards 2010

Giorgio is a lusty officer in the Italian army, transferred to a remote outpost under the watchful eye of Colonel Ricci. Ricci's ward, Fosca, is a sickly and unattractive girl, who falls heavily in love with Giorgio at first sight. This is a love so compelling that she gradually wins the young officer over – but at what cost?

Press Quotes

'Beautifully communicates the unstoppable force of passion'

Guardian

'A masterpiece'

Daily Telegraph

'hypnotic, rigorous, very risky – a major work'

New York Times

'There's plenty of passion in Sondheim's steamy tale of desire and rejection'

Daily Mail
Paperback, 131 pages ISBN: 9781559360883Publication Date:
1 Mar 1995
Size: 216mm x 138mm£14.99

Also by Stephen Sondheim:

Into the Woods
A Little Night Music
Road Show
Company (US edition)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Getting Away With Murder
Follies
Company: The Complete Revised Book and Lyrics
Gypsy
Pacific Overtures
Into the Woods (film tie-in edition)
Assassins
Sunday in the Park with George
Sweeney Todd

Go to author page...

Also by James Lapine:

Into the Woods
Into the Woods (film tie-in edition)
Sunday in the Park with George

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
Thornton Wilder's short plays, published for the first time in two volumes.
A wide-ranging collection of work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America.
A study in dissolution by a leading American playwright who has written prolifically, and with fine detail, on the pe...
An incisive portrait of a family grasping for stability at the dawn of a new millennium.
The story of Troy Maxson, once a baseball star in the Negro Leagues, now fighting for the right to be first black man...