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Book writer Sybille Pearson and composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa Photo

Book writer Sybille Pearson and composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa

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02/29/2016
Book writer Sybille Pearson, director Barry Edelstein, and composer and lyricist Mich Photo

Book writer Sybille Pearson, director Barry Edelstein, and composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa

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02/29/2016
John Dossett, Michael John LaChiusa, Sybille Pearson and Michele Pawk
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John Dossett, Michael John LaChiusa, Sybille Pearson and Michele Pawk

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11/16/2012
Patrick Willingham, Oskar Eustis, Sybille Pearson, Michael Greif and Michael John LaC Photo

Patrick Willingham, Oskar Eustis, Sybille Pearson, Michael Greif and Michael John LaChiusa

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11/16/2012
Michael Greif, Sybille Pearson and Michael John LaChiusa
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Michael Greif, Sybille Pearson and Michael John LaChiusa

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11/16/2012
 
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Sybille Pearson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Sybille Pearson, Giant
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Book of a Musical
Sybille Pearson, Baby

Sybille Pearson News

BABY: NEW OFF-BROADWAY CAST RECORDING to be Released, Featuring Christina Sajous, Jul Photo BABY: NEW OFF-BROADWAY CAST RECORDING to be Released, Featuring Christina Sajous, Julia Murney & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL¬†has announced that it will release¬†Baby: New Off-Broadway Cast Recording. The album is being recorded today ‚ÄstThursday, May 5¬†‚Äď for release later this year.¬†

Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt to Join Anika Larsen for NYCCT's MEET THE PARENT Series Photo Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt to Join Anika Larsen for NYCCT's MEET THE PARENT Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

New York City Children's Theater will host its third free live stream of their MEET THE PARENT series hosted by Broadway actress (and mom) Anika Larsen with guests Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt. 

Audra McDonald & Ann Harada to Join Anika Larsen For NYCCT Meet The Parent Event Photo Audra McDonald & Ann Harada to Join Anika Larsen For NYCCT Meet The Parent Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

New York City Children's Theater (NYCCT) - will host its second free live stream of their MEET THE PARENT series hosted by Broadway actress (and mom) ANIKA LARSEN with guests AUDRA MCDONALD and ANN HARADA.

Photos: See Julia Murney, Danielle Summons & More in BABY Photo Photos: See Julia Murney, Danielle Summons & More in BABY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

The musical Baby, produced by Out of the Box Theatrics, follows three couples on a university campus dealing with the painful, rewarding and unexpectedly funny consequences of pregnancy and parenthood features a book by Sybille Pearson, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of BABY Starring Julia Murney Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of BABY Starring Julia Murney
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

Out of the Box Theatrics' site-specific production of the Broadway musical Baby officially opened last night. Check out photos from the big night here!

Joanna Gleason and Chris Sarandon Join New York City Children's Theater's MEET THE PA Photo Joanna Gleason and Chris Sarandon Join New York City Children's Theater's MEET THE PARENT Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

MEET THE PARENTS welcomes as its first guests, JOANNA GLEASON (INTO THE WOODS - TONY AWARD), CHRIS SARANDON (DOG DAY AFTERNOON - OSCAR NOMINATION), along with ANDREA BURNS (IN THE HEIGHTS, THE FULL MONTY) on November 3.   

Photos: See Julia Murney, Robert H. Fowler & More in Rehearsals for BABY Photo Photos: See Julia Murney, Robert H. Fowler & More in Rehearsals for BABY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021

This Tony-nominated musical following three couples on a university campus dealing with the painful, rewarding and unexpectedly funny consequences of pregnancy and parenthood features a book by Sybille Pearson, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr.

Anika Larsen to Host MEET THE PARENT Featuring Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and Andrea Photo Anika Larsen to Host MEET THE PARENT Featuring Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and Andrea Burns
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

New York City Children’s Theater will expand its programming during its 25th Anniversary season in 2021-22 with a livestream MEET THE PARENTS series hosted by Broadway actress (and mom) ANIKA LARSEN. The series will be hosted on Zoom and will be a lively, informative discussion with other parents who also work in the theatre community.

Julia Murney Will Lead Site-Specific Production Of BABY This Year Photo Julia Murney Will Lead Site-Specific Production Of BABY This Year
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

Out of the Box Theatrics' site-specific production of the Broadway musical Baby, starring Julia Murney (Broadway's Wicked, Off-Broadway's The Wild Party) will play beginning this November!

VIDEO: Watch a BABY Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a BABY Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 27, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Week! Watch a Broadway's BABY reunion hosted by Liz Callaway with special guests Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire, Todd Graff, Beth Fowler, and Catherine Cox.

Sybille Pearson Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from LaChiusa's RAIN at The Old Globe, Starring Eden Espinosa!
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2016

The Old Globe welcomes Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, making his musical directing debut with RAIN, a sumptuous world premiere musical by one of the most significant teams working in theatre today: composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa and book writer Sybille Pearson. Based on the short story by Somerset Maugham, RAIN will play now through May 1, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Eden Espinosa and the company in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2016

The world premiere of RAIN opened last night at The Old Globe in San Diego, with a score by LaChiusa, a book by Sybille Pearson, and Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein's musical directorial debut. Check out highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Sings 'Some People' from RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2016

Get inside the rehearsal room of The Old Globe's upcoming world premiere musical RAIN by listening to Jared Zirilli sing 'Some People.'Get inside the rehearsal room of The Old Globe's world premiere musical RAIN by listening to Jared Zirilli sing 'Some People.' RAIN is currently in previews, with an official opening night set for Friday, April 1st. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa Performs 'Sunshine' from LaChiusa's New Musical RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2016

The Old Globe welcomes Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, making his musical directing debut with RAIN, a sumptuous world premiere musical by one of the most significant teams working in theatre today: composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa and book writer Sybille Pearson. Below, BroadwayWorld presents a first listen to the tune 'Sunshine' from the new musical, sung by star Eden Espinosa!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/4/15- BABY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

Today in 1983, Baby opened at the Ethel barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 241 performances. Baby is a musical with a book by Sybille Pearson, based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.. It concerns the reactions of three couples each expecting a child. Lizzie and Danny are university juniors who have just moved in together. Athletic Pam and her husband, Nick, a sports instructor, have had some trouble conceiving. Arlene, already the mother of three grown daughters, is unsure of what to do, contemplating abortion while her husband Alan is thrilled with the thought of a new baby. Throughout the show, these characters experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, the desperate lows and the comic highs, that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/4- BABY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2014

Today in 1983, Baby opened at the Ethel barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 241 performances. Baby is a musical with a book by Sybille Pearson, based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.. It concerns the reactions of three couples each expecting a child. Lizzie and Danny are university juniors who have just moved in together. Athletic Pam and her husband, Nick, a sports instructor, have had some trouble conceiving. Arlene, already the mother of three grown daughters, is unsure of what to do, contemplating abortion while her husband Alan is thrilled with the thought of a new baby. Throughout the show, these characters experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, the desperate lows and the comic highs, that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/4- BABY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2013

Today in 1983, Baby opened at the Ethel barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 241 performances. Baby is a musical with a book by Sybille Pearson, based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.. It concerns the reactions of three couples each expecting a child. Lizzie and Danny are university juniors who have just moved in together. Athletic Pam and her husband, Nick, a sports instructor, have had some trouble conceiving. Arlene, already the mother of three grown daughters, is unsure of what to do, contemplating abortion while her husband Alan is thrilled with the thought of a new baby. Throughout the show, these characters experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, the desperate lows and the comic highs, that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/4- BABY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2012

Today in 1983, Baby opened at the Ethel barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 241 performances. Baby is a musical with a book by Sybille Pearson, based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.. It concerns the reactions of three couples each expecting a child. Lizzie and Danny are university juniors who have just moved in together. Athletic Pam and her husband, Nick, a sports instructor, have had some trouble conceiving. Arlene, already the mother of three grown daughters, is unsure of what to do, contemplating abortion while her husband Alan is thrilled with the thought of a new baby. Throughout the show, these characters experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, the desperate lows and the comic highs, that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of GIANT on Opening Night - Kate Baldwin, Brian d'Arcy James, Highlights & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2012

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere production of Giant, an epic love story with book by Sybille Pearson, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Michael Greif. The show opened last night, November 15th and runs through Sunday, December 2. BroadwayWorld spoke with Kate Baldwin, Brian d'Arcy James, P.J. Griffith, Michele Pawk and John Dossett on opening night. Click below to hear what they had to say about GIANT's journey to The Public, plus highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Public Theater's GIANT- Brian d'Arcy James, Kate Baldwin, Bobby Steggert, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2012

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere production of Giant, an epic love story with book by Sybille Pearson and music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa. Currently in previews at the Newman Theater, the show opens tonight, November 15. Directed by Michael Greif, Giant runs through Sunday, December 2. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in action below!


Sybille Pearson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Sybille Pearson written?
Sybille Pearson has written 3 shows including Baby (Bookwriter), Giant (Bookwriter), Rain (Bookwriter).

What awards has Sybille Pearson been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Giant and Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Baby .