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Julie Taymor

1952-12-15 Newton, Massachusetts, USA

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Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film. Taymor's work has received many accolades from critics, and she has earned two Tony Awards out of four nominations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design, an Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination for Original Song. She is widely known for directing the stage musical, The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. She had been the director of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark before leaving in March 2011, after four months of previews (the longest preview period for any show in Broadway history), following artistic differences with the producers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Julie Taymor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


On Broadway Self (archive footage) 2021-08-20
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Self 2018-12-07
Julie Taymor: Shakespeares Kino Herself 2017-01-01
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Self - Stage and Film Director 2014-12-12
Muse of Fire Self 2013-09-26
Kurosawa, la voie Self 2011-05-13
Pride of The Lion King Herself 2011-11-01
Dante Ferretti - Scenografo italiano Self 2010-09-10
Creating the Universe 2008-02-05
Lights, Action, Music 2007-08-06