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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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Half a world away from the USA she learned first-hand how to form a theatre company; she experimented deeply with masks and puppets.

To some degree Taymor is unique.

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Alicia rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Return to Book Page. One of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working today, Taymor draws playiing 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. But here, for the first time, I was given the background information that invariably leads to an enrichment of understanding.


Tracing her extensive career, this volume includes illustrations, in color, as well as Taymor’s personal production notes. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. AbramsSep 1, – Performing Arts – pages.

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Taymor played various roles, human and animal, with a great physical intensity drawing fully on her mime training. Books by Eileen Blumenthal.

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The Muppets are popular puppetry par excellence. Taymor is not given to theorizing or comparing herself to julis. Also featured are Taymor’s own notes on each production.


But life dream is to spend a day playing in whatever studio Julie Taymor is currently creating stuff in.

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A powerful and worthy addition to the home of many an art lover. Following the essay, more than twenty productions are lavishly illustrated.

Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects. It is an eye-opening view, indeed. Sarah Nietfeld rated it it was amazing Oct 19, 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.

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