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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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But her ambitions were much broader. Chey rated it really liked it May 30, Jennifer rated it really liked it Oct 12, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of By Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor.

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Jake Akawayne rated it really liked it Firs 22, He has curated shows for museums including the Guggenheim and he currently teaches film at New York University. Taymor is not given to theorizing or comparing herself to others. Some artists, like Picasso, change their styles and modes of presentation radically as they move through life; others, like Richard Foreman, remain very fixed.


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Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

Also featured are Taymor’s own notes on each production. There is julif much deep analysis or attempt to locate Taymor within the whole spectrum of modern American theatre. Brynn rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Jan 18, Julian rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? Sep 20, Chris added it. A pleasant read as well as a great visual reference.

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Rani rated it it was amazing Jul 29, This large-format book shows Taymor as a visual theatre artist. This richly illustrated book, the first edition of which was published before Taymor’s Broadway triumph, has now been expanded The numerous pictures include production photos, Taymor’s sketches for characters and costumes, playibg shots of her in rehearsal and constructing puppets and masks.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Click for larger view View full resolution. Book ratings by Goodreads. No eBook available Amazon. Sarah Nietfeld rated it it was playiny Oct 19, Tracing her extensive career, this volume includes illustrations, in color, as well as Taymor’s personal production notes.

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Julie Taymor Playing with Fire

Return to Book Page. I wish I twymor a little fraction of her talent. This website plajing cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Eileen Blumenthal. She has designed or directed 20 productions since the mids and lives in New York City. Altogether this sumptuous book offers a fascinating look at the creative sprit of one of today’s leading directors, writers and designers.

Peter Schumann has kept strictly to his origins in the counter-culture. Refresh and try again. AbramsSep 1, – Performing Arts – pages 1 Review https: Her new beatles movie is out now. He demanded from his actors intellectual commitment.

Description Julie Taymor is one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working taynor the performing arts. 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”. Taymor is a theatre artist who emerges from a rigorous academic and adventurous intercultural background.

She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects.