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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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The numerous pictures include production photos, Taymor’s sketches for characters and costumes, and shots of her in rehearsal and constructing puppets and masks.

AbramsSep 1, – Performing Arts – pages 1 Review https: But here, for the first time, I was given the background information that invariably leads to an julir of understanding. I taugt 2 classes all about her. Sep 30, Diane added it.

He has curated shows for museums including the Guggenheim and he currently teaches film at New York University.

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. Hardcoverpages. Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A powerful and worthy addition to the home of many an art lover. She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects. Adrean rated it it was amazing Jul 27, John rated it it was amazing Jan 14, But the seeds of that success are well noted.


Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Also featured are Taymor’s own notes on each production. Nicholas Fortugno jhlie it really liked it May 08, Thanks for telling us about cire problem.

But for all the changes, her basic style remains recognizably her own throughout.

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Taymor has emerged from the avantgarde into the mainstream. Julie Taymor, Playing with Fire: 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.

Return to Book Page. Alicia rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. But life dream is to spend a day playing in whatever studio Julie Taymor is currently creating stuff in. Rani rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Eileen BlumenthalJulie Taymor. Sep 20, Chris added it. She lives in New York. Award-winning theater critic Eileen Blumenthal traces Taymor’s background and achievements in theater, kulie, and film. Taymor played various roles, human and animal, with a great physical intensity drawing fully on her mime training.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She varies her texts, media, and place in the production hierarchy‚ÄĒsometimes working as director-designer-adapter, sometimes just being in charge of the visuals, and often serving as jullie director and designer.

Some artists, like Picasso, change their styles and modes of presentation radically as they move through life; others, like Richard Foreman, remain very fixed.

Description Julie Taymor is one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the performing arts.

Julie Taymor Playing with Fire

Chey rated it really liked it May 30, This richly illustrated book, the first edition of which was published before Taymor’s Broadway triumph, has now been expanded Tom Buderwitz rated it really liked it Sep 04, Sarah Nietfeld rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Built on the Witn Hopkins University Campus.

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Peter Schumann has kept strictly to his origins in the counter-culture. Account Options Sign in. It’s a coffee table book.