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Julie Taymor

 
Bio:
Taymor is an American director and writer of theater, opera and film. Her stage adaptation of The Lion King debuted in 1997, and received eleven Tony Award nominations, with Taymor receiving Tony Awards for Best Director and Costume Designer. Her film Frida, about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, was ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Taymor is an American director and writer of theater, opera and film. Her stage adaptation of The Lion King debuted in 1997, and received eleven Tony Award nominations, with Taymor receiving Tony Awards for Best Director and Costume Designer. Her film Frida, about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, was ... (read complete bio)
MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES to be Presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in March Photo MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES to be Presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023

Yale Repertory Theatre will start the second half of its 2022‚Äď23 season with¬†Mojada: A¬†Medea¬†in Los Angeles¬†by¬†Luis Alfaro,¬†directed by¬†Laurie Woolery, March 10‚ÄďApril 1 at the University Theatre.

Beowulf Boritt's The 1/52 Project Now Accepting Applications for $15,000 Grants Photo Beowulf Boritt's The 1/52 Project Now Accepting Applications for $15,000 Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023

The 1/52 Project, the financial grant program funded largely by Broadway designers, has announced that applications are now being accepted for early-career designer recipients to benefit from $100,000 in grants.

Japan Society Presents AKUTAGAWA Puppet Theater, February 23-25 Photo Japan Society Presents AKUTAGAWA Puppet Theater, February 23-25
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2023

AKUTAGAWA is a stage portrait of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, father of the modern Japanese short novel and best known for In a Grove, the basis of Akira Kurosawa's landmark 1950 film Rashomon.  

What's On Tour? A Guide to Currently Running and Upcoming National Touring Production Photo What's On Tour? A Guide to Currently Running and Upcoming National Touring Productions
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2023

Favorites like Hamilton, Wicked, Anastasia, and Beetlejuice have already announced planned stops around the country. Want to know what's on tour now, or coming soon to a theatre near you? Enjoy Broadway locally with BroadwayWorld's full list of Broadway National Tours in 2023. 

VIDEO: THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years in Hamburg With Special Performance of 'Endl Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years in Hamburg With Special Performance of 'Endless Night'
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2023

Watch as Gino Emnes, who originated the role of Simba on stage in Hamburg in 2001, performs a special interpretation of 'Endless Night' in celebration of the production's 21st Anniversary.

World Premiere of ICELAND, a Re-Creation Myth, to be Presented at La MaMa in March Photo World Premiere of ICELAND, a Re-Creation Myth, to be Presented at La MaMa in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2023

Overtone Industries will present the World Premiere of ICELAND, a re-Creation Myth, an original multidisciplinary work of opera theater by O-Lan Jones and Emmett Tinley from March 24-April 2, 2023 at La MaMa.

THE INDIGO ROOM¬†To Play La MaMa ETC As Part Of The Under The Radar Festival, January Photo THE INDIGO ROOM¬†To Play La MaMa ETC As Part Of The Under The Radar Festival, January 6 ‚Ä" 22
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2023

La MaMa in association with The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival presents THE INDIGO ROOM,  an immersive ritualistic theater and installation work by Timothy White Eagle and The Violet Triangle.

Harvey Fierstein Gifts $250,000 Matching Grant To Tony-Winning La MaMa Experimental Photo Harvey Fierstein Gifts $250,000 Matching Grant To Tony-Winning La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2023

La MaMa ETC has announced a $250,000 matching grant from the actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, one of La MaMa's most beloved and iconic artists, to help complete the renovation and historic restoration of La MaMa's landmark building at 74 East 4th Street.  The gift was announced by Mary Fulham, La MaMa's Managing Director.  

KING GILGAMESH & THE MAN OF THE WILD World Premiere to be Presented by La MaMa & Unde Photo KING GILGAMESH & THE MAN OF THE WILD World Premiere to be Presented by La MaMa & Under the Radar Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

La MaMa and The Public’s Under the Radar Festival will present King Gilgamesh & the Man of the Wild, bringing to New York audiences a moving one-act production that fuses live music with storytelling to share co-creator’s Ahmed Moneka's personal journey as an Iraqi actor-refugee in North America.

BALD SISTERS Extended for Additional Week at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo BALD SISTERS Extended for Additional Week at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has added week of performances for its world premiere of Vichet Chum’s Bald Sisters, now extended through January 21, 2023.

La MaMa to Present Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE With Czech Marionettes Photo La MaMa to Present Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE With Czech Marionettes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2022

From¬†February 2 to 19, 2023¬†La MaMa¬†will present the world premiere of¬†Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's puppet version of¬†'Audience' by V√°clav Havel, translated and directed by V√≠t HorejŇ°.

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca to Perform SEARCHING FOR GOYA at The Center at West P Photo Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca to Perform SEARCHING FOR GOYA at The Center at West Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

Searching for Goya will include several pieces in development from an eventual evening-length work inspired by Goya. Performing at The Center at West Park are dancers Soledad Barrio, Marina Elana, Pablo Fraile, and Antonio Granjero.

Broadway Buying Guide: December 12, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: December 12, 2022
by Team BWW - Dec 12, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, December 12, 2022.

From ALMOST FAMOUS to WICKED: The Music Fan's Guide To Broadway Photo From ALMOST FAMOUS to WICKED: The Music Fan's Guide To Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2022

Musical genres from all over the spectrum have hit our stages this season! From the rock stars of Almost Famous to the witches of Wicked, find the show that best suits your musical taste!

Listen: Andrea Martin & Julie Taymor Join AND THE AWARD GOES TO… Season 3 Premiere  Photo Listen: Andrea Martin & Julie Taymor Join AND THE AWARD GOES TO… Season 3 Premiere Episodes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

Listen to the premiere episodes of Ilana Levine‚Äôs ‚ÄúAnd the Award Goes To‚Ķ‚ÄĚ Season 3, featuring Tony Award Winners Andrea Martin and Julie Taymor.

Sensory Friendly Performance Of Disney's THE LION KING Announced At At Bass Performan Photo Sensory Friendly Performance Of Disney's THE LION KING Announced At At Bass Performance Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions and Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, has announced that a Sensory Friendly Performance of Disney's THE LION KING will be offered on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 PM at Bass Performance Hall.

Julie Taymor's Family-Friendly THE MAGIC FLUTE to Kick Off The Metropolitan Opera Hol Photo Julie Taymor's Family-Friendly THE MAGIC FLUTE to Kick Off The Metropolitan Opera Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera’s annual holiday presentation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute will return for nine performances, starting December 16. A holiday treat for audiences of all ages, this English-language adaptation runs under two hours, with special ticket prices starting from $35.

DISNEY'S THE LION KING Single Tickets On-Sale This Friday At Stranahan Theater Photo DISNEY'S THE LION KING Single Tickets On-Sale This Friday At Stranahan Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

Tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 2 at 10 a.m.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 28, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 28, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 28, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 28, 2022.

Kyle Richardson and More Join the Cast of THE LION KING UK and Ireland Tour Photo Kyle Richardson and More Join the Cast of THE LION KING UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

The UK and Ireland Tour of Disney's The Lion King will welcome 12 new members to its cast of over 50 actors, singers and dancers this winter. The award winning landmark musical is currently playing a season at Manchester Palace until 11 March, where over 300,000 people will experience the show during the only North West dates.

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