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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Sep 30, Diane added it. Jamie Grace-Duff rated it it was amazing Apr 02, But here, for the first time, I was given the background information that invariably leads to an enrichment of understanding.

Julie Taymor, Playing With Fire: Theater Opera Film

She draws on an enormous pool of forms, genres, traditions. Taymor played various roles, human and animal, with a great physical intensity drawing fully on her mime training. Julie Taymor, Playing with Fire: What this excellent book shows most clearly playjng how Taymor has happily realized her ambition wjth be a director: 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.


Brynn rated it it was amazing Jul 21, The numerous pictures include production photos, Taymor’s sketches for characters and costumes, and shots of her in rehearsal and constructing puppets and masks.

She has designed or directed 20 productions since the mids and lives in New York City.

Taymor herself provides notes on each of her projects, along with her original drawings for costumes and characters. Peter Schumann has kept strictly to his origins in the counter-culture. Rachel rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Apr 15, Marsha rated it really liked it Shelves: 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: Theater Opera Film by Eileen Blumenthal

Pictures of in-process costumes and puppets and renderings. Click for larger view View full resolution. Following the essay, more than twenty productions are lavishly illustrated. Emily Ehrlich Inget rated it really liked it Nov 28, By Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor. Read, highlight, and take notes, iwth web, tablet, and phone.


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Taymor is not given to theorizing or comparing herself to others. Thanks for telling us about the problem. AbramsSep 1, – Flre Arts – pages 1 Review https: Sarah Nietfeld rated it it was amazing Oct 19, But for all the changes, her basic style remains recognizably her own throughout.

She constructs her puppets, masks, and performing objects.

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

Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

From inside the book. Return to Book Page. This large-format book shows Taymor as a visual theatre artist.