FORA.tv Speaker - Julie Taymor

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Biography

In 1998, Julie Taymor became the first woman to win the Tony® Award for Best Direction of a Musical, and also won a Tony® for Best Costumes, for her landmark production of The Lion King. The musical has won three Molière Awards including Best Musical and Best Costumes, garnered Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for Taymor’s direction, and myriad awards for her original costume, mask and puppet designs. For her latest Broadway production, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Taymor served as director and co-book writer. Taymor made her Broadway debut in 1996 with Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass, nominated for five Tony® Awards.

3 Programs

Magician David Blaine: Live Every Day Like a Car Crash

09.19.12 | 00:05:21 min | 0 comments

Theater That Matters: Social Justice and Positive Change

07.01.12 | 01:01:59 min | 0 comments

Julie Taymor & Michael Eisner: Future of Storytelling

06.29.12 | 00:57:11 min | 0 comments