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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)
Video: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New VideoVideo: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New Trailer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2023

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. Plus, check out a new trailer of the cast in action!

VIDEO: THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years in Hamburg With Special Performance of 'Endl VideoVIDEO: 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.

VIDEO: Julie Taymor Brings THE LION KING to THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Julie Taymor Brings THE LION KING to THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2022

Julie Taymor appeared on The View to celebrate 25 years of The Lion King on Broadway. Taymor brought along performers from the Broadway production who demonstrated the puppets used in the show that she desgined, including The Lioness, The Bird Man, and The Cheetah. Watch Taymor discuss the puppets' designs and functions in the video now!

Video: THE LION KING Celebrates 25 Years on Broadway VideoVideo: THE LION KING Celebrates 25 Years on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2022

The Lion King celebrated its 25th anniversary last night, Sunday, November 13th. Check out video footage from the big night here, featuring a performance from Lebo M, plus the stars taking their bows, and walking the red carpet.

VIDEO: THE LION KING Cast Performs Tiny Desk Concert For 25th Anniversary VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Cast Performs Tiny Desk Concert For 25th Anniversary
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2022

The cast of The Lion King on Broadway, including L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Brandon A. McCall, Pearl Khwezi, Lindiwe Dlamini, Mduduzi Madela, and S'bu Ngema, performed “Circle of Life,' 'They Live in You,' 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight,' 'Hakuna Matata,' 'Endless Night / Shadowland,' and 'Circle of Life' (Reprise). Watch the video now!

Watch: THE LION KING on Broadway Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Short Film Highligh VideoWatch: THE LION KING on Broadway Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Short Film Highlighting 'The Circle of Life'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions has partnered with ArtClass‚Äô Jamaal Parham and Bashan Aquart, also known as the Brooklyn-based directing duo, ‚ÄėJams x Bash,‚Äô to collaborate on a branded short film, Generations, the first of its kind for a Broadway production in celebration of The Lion King‚Äôs historic 25th Anniversary on Broadway. Watch the film here!

VIDEO: Elton John Sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' From THE LION KING on GOOD MO VideoVIDEO: Elton John Sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' From THE LION KING on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2022

Sir Elton John honored The Lion King's 25th Anniversary on Broadway this morning by singing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' on Good Morning America. Before the performance, John shared how he first became involved in the musical and how it went on to change his life. Watch a complete video performance now!

VIDEO: THE LION KING Performs 'The Circle of Life' on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Performs 'The Circle of Life' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Last night, The Late Show welcomed the cast of The Lion King for the first-ever late night television performance of their showstopping hit, 'The Circle of Life.' Check out the video here!

Video: Julie Taymor Talks THE LION KING 25th Anniversary and More! VideoVideo: Julie Taymor Talks THE LION KING 25th Anniversary and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 24, 2022

The Lion King will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Sunday, November 13th. Julie Taymor sat down with Richard Ridge to discuss the show's impact and more. Check out the full interview in the video here!

VIDEO: Kathryn Hunter Talks Playing The Witches in THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH VideoVIDEO: Kathryn Hunter Talks Playing The Witches in THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
by Michael Major - Jan 14, 2022

In the new film adaption of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Kathryn Hunter plays all three witches. BroadwayWorld caught up with Hunter to discuss playing all three witches, working with Joel Coen and Denzel Washington, and what it was like bringing the popular play to the big screen.

VIDEO: Broadway in Detroit Performs From THE LION KING on America's Thanksgiving Para VideoVIDEO: Broadway in Detroit Performs From THE LION KING on America's Thanksgiving Parade
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021

Members of Broadway in Detroit, featuring the Detroit Youth Choir, performed a song from The Lion King during America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit.

VIDEO: West End THE LION KING Returns to Rehearsal With 'Circle of Life' VideoVIDEO: West End THE LION KING Returns to Rehearsal With 'Circle of Life'
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2021

Learn more about the production, watch the video, and find out how to purchase tickets when the show returns to the West End this week!

VIDEO: Gloria Steinem Talks About THE GLORIAS Coming to Life VideoVIDEO: Gloria Steinem Talks About THE GLORIAS Coming to Life
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2020

James Corden connects with the iconic Gloria Steinem who talks about her friendship with Meghan Markle and their adventures phone banking together, what her message to Amy Coney Barrett would be and why the importance of voting is different this time around. And James asks her about the experience of watching 'The Glorias' come to life.

VIDEO: Alicia Vikander Talks About Her Role in THE GLORIAS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH ME VideoVIDEO: Alicia Vikander Talks About Her Role in THE GLORIAS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2020

Alicia Vikander talks about meeting Gloria Steinem, her novel solution to having dinner parties during the pandemic and getting her drivera??s license.

VIDEO: Julianne Moore Fangirls Over Julia Steinem on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALL VideoVIDEO: Julianne Moore Fangirls Over Julia Steinem on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON
by Stage Tube - Sep 22, 2020

Julianne Moore shares her thoughts on soap operas using mannequin heads during kissing scenes, talks about what Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fight for gender equality means to her and what it was like to play Gloria Steinem in the film The Glorias.

VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for THE GLORIAS, Starring Julianne Moore & Directed by Jul VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for THE GLORIAS, Starring Julianne Moore & Directed by Julie Taymor
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2020

Journalist, fighter, and feminist Gloria Steinem is an indelible icon known for her world-shaping activism, guidance of the revolutionary womena??s movement, and writing that has impacted generations.

VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for THE GLORIAS, From Julie Taymor & Sarah Ruhl VideoVIDEO: Watch a Teaser for THE GLORIAS, From Julie Taymor & Sarah Ruhl
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

Journalist, fighter, and feminist Gloria Steinem is an indelible icon known for her world-shaping activism, guidance of the revolutionary womena??s movement, and writing that has impacted generations.

VIDEO: THE LION KING Original Cast Members Reunite for A Virtual Performance of 'He L VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Original Cast Members Reunite for A Virtual Performance of 'He Lives In You'
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020

Members of the Original Cast of Broadway's 'The Lion King' reunites after 23 years to uplift and celebrate the fact that even in the midst of this unprecedented time, 'He Lives in You'.

VIDEO: Learn Choreography From THE LION KING in a Tutorial Introduced by Michelle Oba VideoVIDEO: Learn Choreography From THE LION KING in a Tutorial Introduced by Michelle Obama
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

You can now learn choreography from the THE LION KING on Broadway! 

VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Giraffe Is Brought To Life VideoVIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Giraffe Is Brought To Life
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the giraffe, to life eight times a week with the help of four of the show's cast member, Ray Mercer. Check it out with the video!

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