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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Award-winning theater critic Eileen Blumenthal traces Taymor’s background and achievements in theater, opera, and film.

Description Julie Taymor is one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the performing arts. Nicholas Fortugno rated it really liked it May 08, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. 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”. Click for larger view View full resolution.

Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

Taymor played various roles, human and animal, with a great physical intensity drawing fully on her mime training. By Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor. No eBook available Amazon. She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects.


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Sep 10, Laura rated it it was amazing. To some degree Taymor is unique. Hardcoverpages. Peter Schumann has kept strictly to his origins in the counter-culture. But here, for the first time, I was given the background information that invariably leads to an enrichment of understanding. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Lists with This Book. She draws on an enormous pool of forms, genres, traditions.

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Her productions range from musicals and Shakespeare plays to classical operas and films. Abrams, ; pp. To see what your eith thought of this book, please sign up.

Taymor is a theatre artist who emerges from a rigorous academic and adventurous intercultural background. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Contact Contact Us Help. Eileen BlumenthalJulie Taymor. Trivia About Julie Taymor, Pla She lives in New York.

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Tracing her extensive 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.

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Rachel rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Taymor was well-prepared for her experiences in Indonesia later in the s. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.