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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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Gilbert rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Taymor has emerged from the avantgarde into the mainstream. Sep 10, Laura rated it it was amazing. Click for larger view View full resolution. Jamie Grace-Duff rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Books by Eileen Blumenthal.

I wish Kulie had a little fraction of her talent. May 24, Michael rated it really liked it. Abrams, ; pp. Atul Sinha rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Her productions range from musicals jullie Shakespeare plays to classical operas and films.

No eBook available Amazon. 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”.


She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Kimequa rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Apr 15, Marsha rated it really liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Julie Taymor Playing with Fire

AbramsSep 1, – Performing Arts – pages. As success in wiyh area opened up opportunities in others, Taymor was able to direct more often and to work across genres in theatre, television, opera, and film. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sep 30, Diane added it.

Firr this unique volume, award-winning writer Eileen Blumenthal traces Taymor’s theatrical apprenticeship and presents many of Taymor’s major projects in theatre, opera and film. 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.


Also featured are Taymor’s own notes on each production. Nicholas Fortugno rated it really liked it May 08, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. By Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor.

Project MUSE – Julie Taymor, Playing with Fire: Theater, Opera, Film (review)

Half a world away from the USA she learned first-hand how to form a theatre company; she experimented deeply with masks and puppets. Pictures of in-process costumes and puppets and renderings. A powerful and worthy addition to the home of many an art lover.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Taymor herself provides notes on each of her projects, along with her original drawings for costumes and characters.

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