Passion

Cast: 3f 11m

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

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

Cast: 3f 11m

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

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

Also by Stephen Sondheim:

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

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Also by James Lapine:

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

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