The Transposed Heads

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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre (New York, NY)
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Based on the novella by Thomas Mann

Severed heads are transposed to the wrong bodies.


BWW TV: Julie Taymor Visits LION KING Rehearsals in Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 14, 2011

Julie Taymor attended today the upcoming production of The Lion King which is going to open in Madrid Teatro Lope de Vega next October 21st. She joined the company in the celebration of this rehearsals during a press meeting this morning. Watch the clip to enjoy this moment! (more...)

Tickets to Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Polonsky Shakespeare Center Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Single tickets go on sale today, September 13, for Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. (more...)

Columbia Univ. School of the Arts Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA 10/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

Columbia University School of the Arts, Theatre Arts Program Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA Written by Samshik Pai Translated by Walter Byongsok (more...)

Columbia Univ. School of the Arts Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2010

Columbia University School of the Arts, Theatre Arts Program Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA Written by Samshik Pai Translated by Walter Byongsok (more...)

Columbia Univ. School of the Arts Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA 10/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010

Columbia University School of the Arts, Theatre Arts Program Presents WALKABOUT YEOLHA Written by Samshik Pai Translated by Walter Byongsok (more...)

Julie Taymor to Develop New TV Series, Film Musical
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

In an interview published in yesterday's New York Times, Julie Taymor, who is currently focusing on her new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, reveals that she has plans to develop three new television series. (more...)

92Y to Host Julie Taymor for FROM STAGE TO SCREEN AND BACK AGAIN with Harry Lennix, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Julie Taymor, the Oscar and Tony Award-winning director of film, theatre and opera comes to 92Y on Sunday, November 17 to talk about her work in a conversation moderated by actor Harry Lennix, who received a Golden Satellite Award in Taymor's Titus. The event -From Stage to Screen and Back Again - will be illustrated with clips from her productions. Taymor is acclaimed for infusing her work with a uniquely theatrical vision - from the internationally acclaimed stage musical The Lion King, to the Beatles-inspired screen musical, Across the Universe, the timeless magic of Shakespeare on screen in Titus and The Tempest, to Shakespeare on stage, with her highly-anticipated upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's Dream for Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

Nikki Renee Daniels Joins Jonathan Groff & More in SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre just announced that Nikki Renee Daniels (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) will be joining SRT's previously announced Benefit and Cabaret November 12 at 92YTribeca, honoring award-wining director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Directed by Julie Taymor, Opens Tonight at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, opens tonight, November 2, at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. (more...)

92Y Hosts Julie Taymor for FROM STAGE TO SCREEN AND BACK AGAIN with Harry Lennix Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

Julie Taymor, the Oscar and Tony Award-winning director of film, theatre and opera comes to 92Y tonight, November 17 to talk about her work in a conversation moderated by actor Harry Lennix, who received a Golden Satellite Award in Taymor's Titus. (more...)

Julie Taymor Talks Spider-Man, New Movie Musical and More to Esquire
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Julie Taymor, a Tony Award winner for THE LION KING, will likely always have the $75 million, massive musical adaptation of SPIDER-MAN attached to her name as well. What does Taymor, the former director for the production, have to say about the show? (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca Tonight, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret tonight, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join SRT's Benefit Honoring Julie Taymor at 92YTribeca, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Eleventh Annual Benefit and Cabaret on Monday, November 12, at 92YTribeca to honor award-winning director, Julie Taymor. Celebrating Taymor's visionary career, this evening will feature some of Broadway's greatest talents and legends. (more...)

Julie Taymor to be Honored at the 2013 Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art First Awards at Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Award-winning theatre, opera, and film director Julie Taymor will be honored at the 2013 Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art First Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on June 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The award, which honors women who have broken gender barriers to make remarkable contributions in their fields, will be bestowed on Taymor, winner of the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 1998. It will be presented by Museum Trustee Elizabeth A. Sackler and followed by a conversation between Taymor and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. (more...)

Julie Taymor Completes Panel for TCG National Conference, 6/16 - 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Julie Taymor rounds out the renowned host of keynote speakers at the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) annual National Conference in Los Angeles, June 16-18, 2011. Speaking to the largest forum for the national theatre community, Taymor will address the central question of the conference and TCG's year-long 50th anniversary celebration: 'What if...?' 'What if...?' is the guiding question behind the imaginative impulse to create, to improve and to ultimately make change. (more...)

Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

La MaMa's popular series MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA -- featuring La MaMa artists in discussions about their careers and their work at La MaMa -- will conclude on Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. with the Tony-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) (more...)

Julie Taymor Set to Adapt New Films TRANSPOSED HEADS, THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

The Daily Beast reports that Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor is in the process of developing two new films, one an adaptation of Thomas Mann's 'Transposed Heads' and the other, an update of 'The Flying Dutcham' to be called 'Riders on the Storm'. (more...)

Secret Weapon Theatre Presents World Premiere of PRICE by David Fierro; Runs 2/24-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2010

Secret Weapon Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of "price" by David Fierro, directed by Kon Yi at the Kraine Theater as part of The Frigid Fringe Festival 2010. Two teens on the run find comfort in a deserted cabin in the woods where they discover the thing they are running from is themselves. The story moves from past to present as they both must choose if who they were will be who they will remain. But before all that can be resolved, a price must be paid. (more...)

HOT LUNCH APOSTLES Begins Performances 3/1 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Following the success of the acclaimed premiere of Taylor Mac's THE WALK ACROSS AMERICAN FOR MOTHER EARTH last season, La MaMa in association with the Obie Award-winning theatre company The Talking Band will present Sidney Goldfarb's play HOT LUNCH APOSTLES at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), with preview performances starting Thursday, March 1 prior to an official press opening set for Thursday, March 8. (more...)

Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series Tonight, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

La MaMa's popular series MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA -- featuring La MaMa artists in discussions about their careers and their work at La MaMa -- will conclude tonight, Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. with the Tony-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) (more...)

Julie Taymor Completes Panel for TCG National Conference, 6/16 - 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Julie Taymor rounds out the renowned host of keynote speakers at the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) annual National Conference in Los Angeles, June 16-18, 2011. Speaking to the largest forum for the national theatre community, Taymor will address the central question of the conference and TCG's year-long 50th anniversary celebration: 'What if...?' 'What if...?' is the guiding question behind the imaginative impulse to create, to improve and to ultimately make change. (more...)

A Noise Within Presents a Reading of HAYAVADANA, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, in partnership with East West Players presents a FREE reading of Hayavadana by Girish Karnad, directed by Snehal Desai on Monday, June 16 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Julie Taymor to be Honored at 2013 Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art First Awards at Brooklyn Museum, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Award-winning theatre, opera, and film director Julie Taymor will be honored at the 2013 Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art First Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on June 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The award, which honors women who have broken gender barriers to make remarkable contributions in their fields, will be bestowed on Taymor, winner of the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 1998. It will be presented by Museum Trustee Elizabeth A. Sackler and followed by a conversation between Taymor and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. (more...)

KANE AND HABIL IN THE PIZZA PARLOR Plays La MaMa, 1/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

With humor and vision, 'Kane and Habil in the Pizza Parlor' (http://kaneandhabil.com) explores the original family sins that are still impacting our civilization. The title characters are the children of Adam and Eve. The play is a comedy, written and directed by Serge Ernandez. The production features an adept cast headed by Obie-winner Sheila Dabney as Eve, who also directs the play's chorus. Ernandez is a veteran of The Living Theatre; Dabney is a senior member of La MaMa's Great Jones Rep. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the play's premiere run January 18 to 27 in its second-floor Club. (more...)

Secret Weapon Theatre Presents World Premiere of PRICE by David Fierro; Runs 2/24-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

Secret Weapon Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of "price" by David Fierro, directed by Kon Yi at the Kraine Theater as part of The Frigid Fringe Festival 2010. Two teens on the run find comfort in a deserted cabin in the woods where they discover the thing they are running from is themselves. The story moves from past to present as they both must choose if who they were will be who they will remain. But before all that can be resolved, a price must be paid. (more...)

Julie Taymor Returns to Directing with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Multiple Tony Award-winner JULIE TAYMOR will direct and ELLIOT GOLDENTHAL will compose original music for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the inaugural production in Theatre for a New Audience's first home in the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Streets. Previews begin October 19, 2013 for an opening November 2. (more...)

KANE AND HABIL IN THE PIZZA PARLOR Plays La MaMa, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

With humor and vision, 'Kane and Habil in the Pizza Parlor' (http://kaneandhabil.com) explores the original family sins that are still impacting our civilization. The title characters are the children of Adam and Eve. The play is a comedy, written and directed by Serge Ernandez. The production features an adept cast headed by Obie-winner Sheila Dabney as Eve, who also directs the play's chorus. Ernandez is a veteran of The Living Theatre; Dabney is a senior member of La MaMa's Great Jones Rep. La Mama E.T.C. will present the play's premiere run tonight, January 18 to 27 in its second-floor Club. (more...)

Secret Weapon Theatre Presents World Premiere of PRICE by David Fierro; Runs 2/24-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Secret Weapon Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of "price" by David Fierro, directed by Kon Yi at the Kraine Theater as part of The Frigid Fringe Festival 2010. Two teens on the run find comfort in a deserted cabin in the woods where they discover the thing they are running from is themselves. The story moves from past to present as they both must choose if who they were will be who they will remain. But before all that can be resolved, a price must be paid. (more...)

Julie Taymor Working on TRANSPOSED HEADS Movie Musical; Takes Credit for First Live Singing on ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Those who have kept up with the press surrounding one of the holiday season's biggest movies, Les Miserables, know how much emphasis was put on the fact that it was the first time that a movie musical had used live singing. In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, however, Julie Taymor claims that the cast of Across the Universe did the very same thing back in 2007. (more...)

HOT LUNCH APOSTLES Begins Performances 3/1 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Following the success of the acclaimed premiere of Taylor Mac's THE WALK ACROSS AMERICAN FOR MOTHER EARTH last season, La MaMa in association with the Obie Award-winning theatre company The Talking Band will present Sidney Goldfarb's play HOT LUNCH APOSTLES at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), with preview performances starting Thursday, March 1 prior to an official press opening set for Thursday, March 8. (more...)

Updated: Julie Taymor Cancels on NY Times Talks Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010

Though no official cancellation notice has gone up on the NYT Arts & Leisure Weekend's web site for a scheduled conversation on January 8th between Patrick Healy of the Times and currently troubled SPIDER-MAN director Julie Taymor, ticket buyers are telling us that they received a refund notice yesterday and the event is no longer on sale, marked as cancelled on the ticket sales web site. (more...)

Julie Taymor Talks SPIDER-MAN & New Audience's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in New Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

The story of alleged treachery and bureaucratic co-collaborators working backstage to force Taymor out after creative differences is widely known. In the podcast, the Tony-winner opened up about her work was affected by the issues. (more...)

KANE AND HABIL IN THE PIZZA PARLOR Plays La MaMa, 1/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

With humor and vision, 'Kane and Habil in the Pizza Parlor' (http://kaneandhabil.com) explores the original family sins that are still impacting our civilization. The title characters are the children of Adam and Eve. The play is a comedy, written and directed by Serge Ernandez. The production features an adept cast headed by Obie-winner Sheila Dabney as Eve, who also directs the play's chorus. Ernandez is a veteran of The Living Theatre; Dabney is a senior member of La MaMa's Great Jones Rep. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the play's premiere run January 18 to 27 in its second-floor Club. (more...)

It's Official: Carney, Damiano & Page Open SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Dec. 21, 2010; Previews Begin Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2010

Lead producer Michael Cohl announced today that SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will begin preview performances on Broadway on Sunday, November 14, 2010, at 3 p.m., with Opening Night set for Tuesday evening, December 21. Directed by Julie Taymor and featuring a book by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger, and new music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will open at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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