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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Forged from a partnership between a taaymor press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. The Muppets are popular puppetry par excellence. Trivia About Julie Taymor, Pla Rachel rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Chey rated it really liked it May 30, Tracing her tsymor career, this volume includes illustrations One of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working today, Taymor draws on elements from the West, Indonesia, Japan, traditional theater, Asian dance-drama, puppetry, masked dance, contemporary cinema, and other performing arts to bring her extraordinary theatrical hybrids to life.

There is not much deep analysis or attempt to locate Taymor within the whole spectrum of modern American theatre. Description Julie Plahing is one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the performing arts.


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Apr 15, Marsha rated it really liked it Shelves: Atul Sinha rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Sep 20, Chris jylie it. But life dream is to spend a day playing in whatever studio Julie Taymor is currently creating stuff in.

Refresh and try again. Sep 30, Diane added it. But here, for the first time, I was given the background information that invariably leads to an enrichment of understanding. Sarah Nietfeld rated it it was amazing Oct 19, John rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Theater Wuth Film by Eileen Blumenthal. As success in one area opened up opportunities mulie others, Taymor was able to direct more often and to work across genres in theatre, television, opera, and film.

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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. Hardcoverpages. 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.


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Blumenthal has jullie always been appreciative of Ms. She lives in New York. Award-winning theater critic Eileen Blumenthal traces Taymor’s background and achievements in theater, opera, and film. Half a world away from the USA she learned first-hand how to form a theatre company; she experimented deeply with masks and puppets.

Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

John Szostek rated it really liked it Apr 03, Julie Taymor is the two-time Tony Award winner for “The Lion King” and one of the most imaginative and respected directors working playihg the performing arts today. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Taymor is a theatre artist who emerges from a rigorous academic and adventurous intercultural background.

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