Book Synopsis Winner of the 1994 Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Music and Lyrics, and Best Musical Easily among Sondheim's best--subtle, rhapsodic and full of emotional depth. --David Patrick Stearns, USA Today Hypnotic, rigorous, very risky...a major work. --Vincent Canby, New York Times Held me in its grip...had me sobbing uncontrollably...Sondheim's deepest, most powerful work. --Robert Brustein, New Republic Passion is the third original collaboration between Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Their first, Sunday in the Park with George, earned them a Pulitzer Prize. Their second, Into the Woods, won Tony, Grammy, Drama Desk, and Drama Critics Circle awards.