Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire by Eileen Blumenthal, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The award-winning film and theatre director Julie Taymor (US), widely known for staging the Broadway musical The Lion King, presents her original approach to. Julie Taymor, Playing with Fire: Theater, Opera, Film. closely the stage arrangement in Taymor’s design for a Passover Haggadah pageant resembles that of.

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Peter Schumann has kept strictly to his origins in the counter-culture. Julie Taymor is the two-time Tony Award winner for “The Lion King” and one of the most imaginative and respected directors working in the performing arts today.

Book ratings by Goodreads. From inside the book. Taymor is a theatre artist who emerges from a rigorous academic and adventurous intercultural background.

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She lives in New York. Taymor herself provides notes on each of her projects, along with her original drawings for costumes and characters. Also featured are Taymor’s own notes on each production. Trivia About Julie Taymor, Pla Half a world away from the USA she learned first-hand how to form a theatre company; she experimented deeply with masks and puppets.


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Jan 18, Julian rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working today, Taymor draws on elements from the West, Taykor, Japan, traditional theater, Asian dance-drama, puppetry, masked dance, contemporary cinema, and other performing arts to bring her extraordinary theatrical hybrids to life. Contact Contact Us Help.

Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

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Screenwriter and director Antonio Monda has made documentaries, commercials and an award-winning feature film. She varies her texts, media, and place in the production hierarchy—sometimes working as director-designer-adapter, sometimes just being in charge of the visuals, and often serving as both director and designer.

Tom Buderwitz rated it really liked it Sep 04, Refresh and try again. A new section, introduced by film critic Antonio Monda, includes Taymor’s most recent film, “Frida”, as well as her forthcoming opera “Grendel” and movie musical “Across the Universe”.


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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Playingg account. Sep 30, Diane added it. Julie Taymor is the avant-garde theater magician who turned Disney’s The Lion King into a Broadway smash — and became the first woman to win a Tony Award for best director. She draws on an enormous pool of forms, genres, traditions.

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Rachel rated it it fier amazing Feb 25, He has curated shows for museums including the Guggenheim and he currently teaches film at New York University. Brynn rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Following the essay, more than twenty productions are lavishly illustrated. As success in one area opened up opportunities in others, Taymor was able to direct more often and to work across genres in theatre, television, opera, and film.