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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Some artists, like Picasso, change their styles and modes of presentation radically as they move through life; others, like Richard Foreman, remain very fixed. Taymor cire a theatre artist who emerges from a rigorous academic and adventurous intercultural background. Kimequa rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
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Award-winning theater critic Eileen Blumenthal traces Taymor’s background and achievements in theater, opera, and film. Following the essay, more than twenty flre are lavishly illustrated.
Blumenthal has not always been appreciative of Ms. Tracing her extensive career, this volume includes illustrations, in color, as well as Taymor’s personal production notes. One of the wiht 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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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. Pictures of in-process costumes and puppets and renderings.
Jonida rated it it was amazing Sep 17, As success in one area wuth up opportunities in others, Taymor was able to direct more often and to work across genres in theatre, television, opera, and film. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities playiny social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Altogether this sumptuous book offers a fascinating look at the creative sprit of one of today’s leading directors, writers and designers.
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There is not much deep analysis or attempt to locate Taymor within the whole spectrum of modern American theatre. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Julie Taymor Playing with Fire
A pleasant read as well as a great visual reference. Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: 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.
By Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor.