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USITT Begins Series of COLLABORATION CONVERSATIONS With Julie Taymor and Donald Holde Photo USITT Begins Series of COLLABORATION CONVERSATIONS With Julie Taymor and Donald Holder
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

USITT will begin a series of Collaboration Conversations by welcoming Tony Award-winning collaborators, Julie Taymor and Donald Holder to discuss the process of working together to build a production. The online event will be held Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST and is offered free of charge for USITT members.

Julie Taymor Gloria Steinem Bio-pic THE GLORIAS Heads to Amazon Prime Next Month Photo Julie Taymor Gloria Steinem Bio-pic THE GLORIAS Heads to Amazon Prime Next Month
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

The upcoming Gloria Steinem biopic, from theatre and film director Julie Taymor, will now stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. and Canada.

KUSC Will Present SUMMER SUNDAY EVENINGS With the Pacific Symphony Photo KUSC Will Present SUMMER SUNDAY EVENINGS With the Pacific Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

Pacific Symphony's official classical radio station, KUSC 91.5 FM, will broadcast seven of the Symphony's 2019-20 Classical Series concerts to over half a million listeners in Southern and Central California, beginning July 26 at 7 p.m. and continuing on summer Sunday evenings through Sept. 6.

LD Entertainment, Roadside Attractions Buy Julie Taymor's Gloria Steinem Biopic Photo LD Entertainment, Roadside Attractions Buy Julie Taymor's Gloria Steinem Biopic
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Variety reports that the upcoming Gloria Steinem biopic, from theatre and film director Julie Taymor, has sold to LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions.

POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two Photo POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Eight new half-hour episodes of Poetry in America will begin airing on public television stations nationwide (check local listings) and on the World Channel starting this April and continuing through the spring and summer. Also in April, which is National Poetry Month, the series will be available to stream on pbs.org and individual episodes will be available on poetryinamerica.org.

Guitar Mash Brings “Urban Campfire: Queens” to Flushing Town Hall Photo Guitar Mash Brings “Urban Campfire: Queens” to Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

On Friday, February 7, Guitar Mash and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will bring an audience as diverse as Queens itself to 'mash' with some of the music industry's most acclaimed guitarists and singer/songwriters when Flushing Town Hall hosts the first-ever NYC Urban Campfire: QUEENS.

Guitar Mash And The Mayor's Office Of Media And Entertainment Will Present URBAN CAMP Photo Guitar Mash And The Mayor's Office Of Media And Entertainment Will Present URBAN CAMPFIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

On February 7, Guitar Mash and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will bring an audience as diverse as Queens itself to 'mash' with some of the music industry's most acclaimed guitarists and singer/songwriters when Flushing Town Hall hosts the first-ever NYC Urban Campfire: QUEENS.

Elliot Goldenthal's New Work Will Have World Premiere Photo Elliot Goldenthal's New Work Will Have World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Enter the concert hall doors for an electrifying evening nodding to classical music's past and present with guest pianist Vadym Kholodenko, Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony. Before Kholodenko's passionate showcasing of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 and the orchestral power of Beethoven's 7th Symphony, the night begins with a world premiere of Academy Award-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal's tribute to Maestro St.Clair: a?oeOctober Light: Adagio for Orchestra,a?? a lush cinematic work.

BWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Martín Santangelo of ENTRE TU Y YO at Z Space  Photo BWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Martín Santangelo of ENTRE TU Y YO at Z Space Shares His Passion for Flamenco as a Dramatic Form
by Jim Munson - Oct 22, 2019

Following on the rousing success of Antigona, their acclaimed and wildly popular flamenco adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone, Noche Flamenca returns to San Francisco's Z Space with their latest program Entre Tú y Yo (You and I). Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Noche Flamenca Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and lead dancer Soledad Barrio, Entre Tú y Yo explores romantic relationships through dance, music, and song. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Mr. Santangelo, who also just happens to be married to Ms. Barrio. A legendary dancer known for the drama and ferocity of her movements, Barrio has been called the a?oecrown jewel of flamencoa?? by Dance Magazine and a?oea force of naturea?? by The New York Times. Santangelo himself also has a rich history as a dancer, including performing on Broadway in Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal's Juan Darien.

BHANGIN' IT and THE LUCKY ONES Named Winners of Richard Rodgers Award Photo BHANGIN' IT and THE LUCKY ONES Named Winners of Richard Rodgers Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The winners of the 2019 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Pacific Symphony Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Pacific Symphony Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Carl St.Clair, music director of Pacific Symphony and John Forsyte, the Symphony's president, announce programming for the orchestra's 2019-20 season. Pacific Symphony will celebrate Carl St.Clair's 30th year as music director of the orchestra and pays homage to Beethoven to honor the 250th anniversary of the great composer's birth. This landmark season commences on Thursday, Sept. 26 with Maestro St.Clair conducting the combined forces of Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale in a program featuring two great blockbusters: Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, a forerunner to his mighty Ninth Symphony along with Carl Orff's popular masterpiece Carmina Burana, the most frequently performed choral work of the 21st century.

WNO Presents THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME Photo WNO Presents THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its annual holiday family opera tradition with The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me, December 14-16, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Based on Jeanette Winterson's award-winning children's book which tells the Nativity story from the donkey's point of view, The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me features music by Tony-award winning composer Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) and a libretto by the late poet J.D. 'Sandy' McClatchy. These performances star current and former members of WNO's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.

Julie Taymor to Receive the Honorary Maverick Award at the 19th Annual Woodstock Fil Photo Julie Taymor to Receive the Honorary Maverick Award at the 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The Woodstock Film Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 top honorary award recipients: Tony®, Emmy®, and Grammy® winning and Oscar® nominated filmmaker, Julie Taymor will receive the honorary Maverick Award at the 19th annual Woodstock Film Festival. Oscar® nominated and Emmy® award-winning director Matthew Heineman will receive the Filmmaker Award of Distinction during that same time. The Maverick Awards ceremony takes place on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Backstage Studio Productions in Kingston, NY. Additionally, Heineman's feature narrative debut, A PRIVATE WAR, starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci will close the film festival on the evening of Sunday, October 14th and Taymor's globally renowned ACROSS THE UNIVERSE will have a special tribute screening on the morning of October 14th. Both films will be followed by Q&As. The 19th annual Woodstock Film Festival takes place from October 10-14, 2018. 

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera Photo Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia.

Photo Coverage: Carey Mulligan and Company Celebrate Opening Night of GIRLS & BOYS Photo Photo Coverage: Carey Mulligan and Company Celebrate Opening Night of GIRLS & BOYS
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 21, 2018

BAFTA Award winner and Academy & Tony Award nominee Carey Mulligan (Skylight, An Education) just took her opening night bows in Girls & Boys, the shattering new play by Dennis Kelly (Matilda The Musical, Taking Care of Baby) and directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner (Machinal, Chimerica).

Photo Coverage: Julie Taymor is Honored With the Mr. Abbott Award Photo Photo Coverage: Julie Taymor is Honored With the Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), honored acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award was presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.

Photo Coverage: Mr. Abbott Award Honors Julie Taymor - On the Red Carpet Photo Photo Coverage: Mr. Abbott Award Honors Julie Taymor - On the Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), honored acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award was presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.

Julie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC Foundation Photo Julie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), will honor acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award will be presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Announces 50th Anniversary Season At The Joyce Theater Photo Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Announces 50th Anniversary Season At The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The internationally renowned Lar Lubovitch Dance Company celebrates its 50th anniversary this spring with two programs at The Joyce Theater featuring the world premiere of Lar Lubovitch's Something About Night as well as signature works from the Company's vast repertory. The Company will be joined by the Martha Graham Dance Company and principals from The Joffrey Ballet, each performing seminal Lubovitch dances in honor of this milestone year. Performances are at The Joyce Theater April 17–22, 2018 (Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm, Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm).

J.D. McClatchy And Composer Christopher Theofanidis To Write Opera-Oratorio On Nichol Photo J.D. McClatchy And Composer Christopher Theofanidis To Write Opera-Oratorio On Nicholas Gage's Memoir ELENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Impresario Peter Tiboris announced today that he has commissioned acclaimed composer Christopher Theofanidis and poet and librettist J. D. McClatchy, a 2003 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, to create an opera-oratorio based on the international bestseller 'Eleni,' about a woman's sacrifice to save her children during the Greek Civil War.

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