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Julie Taymor

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Julie Taymor

American director of theater, opera and film add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1952.

Countries: United States (25%), United Kingdom (18%), Japan (8%)

Main connections: Spider-Man, Titus Andronicus, The Magic Flute

Linked to: Field Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Victoria and Albert Museum, Marvel Studios

 

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Julie Taymor was born in 1952 add something


1960

Taymor's more recent work has been as director of the film "Across the Universe", a 1960s love story set to the music of The Beatles and starring Jim Sturgess and Evan Rachel Wood add something

 

With a collection of 35 Beatles songs, the film stars Evan Rachel Wood and Jim Sturgess in a 1960s love story set to the music of The Beatles, and featured performances by Bono, Joe Cocker, Eddie Izzard and Salma Hayek add something


1970

In 1970 Taymor was enrolled in Oberlin College in Ohio, but she sought experience with Joseph Chaikin's Open Theatre and other companies and studied through correspondence add something


1973

In 1973, Taymor attended a summer program of the American Society for Eastern Arts in Seattle add something


1974

Taymor graduated from Oberlin College with a major in mythology and folklore and Phi Beta Kappa honors in 1974 add something


1975

The fellowship allowed her to travel to Japan and Indonesia from 1975-1979 add something


1980

She met her long-time collaborator, Elliot Goldenthal, in 1980 add something


1987

Cicely Berry - Including serving as "dialogue coach" on "The Last Emperor" ; "dialogue coach" on "Stealing Beauty" ; and as "voice specialist" on Julie Taymor's 1999 film, "Titus"


1991

In 1991, Taymor won the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for her innovative work in theatre add something


1992

Taymor's first opera direction was of Stravinsky's "Oedipus rex", for the Saito Kinen Orchestra in Japan, under the baton of Seiji Ozawa in 1992 add something

 

Sundance Film Festival - The hour-long film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on PBS in March 1992 add something


 

Taymor went on to direct the film adaptation of the opera Oedipus Rex, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Jury award at the Montreal Festival of Film on Art. Broadcast internationally in 1993, the film garnered an Emmy award and the 1994 International Classical Music award for Best Opera Production add something


1994

Titus Andronicus - Director Julie Taymor, who staged a production Off-Broadway in 1994 and directed a film version in 1999, says she was drawn to the play because she found it to be the most "relevant of Shakespeare's plays for the modern era

 

Titus Andronicus - In 1994, Julie Taymor directed the play at the Theater for the New City


1996

The work was first produced in 1996 by Theatre For a New Audience at The New Victory Theater and presented at the La Jolla Playhouse add something


1997

Taymor is most widely recognized for her production of "The Lion King", which opened on Broadway in 1997 add something

 

Francoise Bonnot - Since 1997, Bonnot has edited the films directed by Julie Taymor, who had been known primarily as a stage director


1999

Alan Cumming - He had prominent roles in the "Spy Kids" trilogy, "X-Men 2" , Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" and played Saturninus in the 1999 Julie Taymor film production of "Titus"

 

Titus Andronicus - In 1999, Julie Taymor directed an adaptation entitled "Titus", starring Anthony Hopkins as Titus, Jessica Lange as Tamora, Harry Lennix as Aaron and Laura Fraser as Lavinia

 

Jessica Lange - Lange received rave reviews at the close of the century for her risky performance in Titus, Julie Taymor's 1999 adaptation of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus.

 

Titus Andronicus - Much as Julie Taymor would do in her 1999 filmic adaptation, Howell set Young Lucius as the centre of the production to prompt the question "What are we doing to the children-" At the end of the play, as Lucius delivers his final speech, the camera stays on Young Lucius rather than his father, who is in the far background and out of focus, as he stares in horror at the coffin of Aaron's child


2000

In 2000, Taymor directed Carlo Gozzi's "The Green Bird" on Broadway add something


2002

Elliot Goldenthal - He is a film-music composer, and won the Academy *award for Best Original Score in 2002 for his score to the motion picture "Frida", directed by his long-time partner Julie Taymor

 

Antonio Banderas - In 2002, he starred in Brian De Palma's "Femme Fatale" opposite Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and in Julie Taymor's "Frida" with Salma Hayek

 

Chavela Vargas - Vargas appeared in the 2002 Julie Taymor film "Frida", singing "La Llorona"


2004

Over a decade later, Taymor premiered The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera in 2004 add something


2005

For the Metropolitan Opera 2005-06 season, Taymor directed a successful production of "The Magic Flute" add something

 

For the Metropolitan Opera 2005-06 season, Taymor directed a successful production of "The Magic Flute" add something


2006

It was revised for the 2006-07 season and, in addition to full-length performances, was adapted for a 100-minute version over the Holiday season to appeal to children add something

 

It was revised for the 2006-07 season and, in addition to full-length performances, was adapted for a 100-minute version over the holiday season to appeal to children add something

 

That version of the opera was the first of a series of NCM Fathom "Live on the Big Screen" presentations of MET operas downloaded via satellite to movie theaters across North America and parts of Europe for the 2006-07 season add something

 

In June 2006, Taymor directed and premiered an original opera "Grendel" for the Los Angeles Opera, starring Eric Owens, which was presented as part of the Summer 2006 Lincoln Center Festival in New York City add something

 

In June 2006, Taymor directed the opera "Grendel" for the Los Angeles Opera, starring Eric Owens, which was presented as part of the Summer 2006 Lincoln Center Festival in New York City add something

 

A newly translated and abridged English version of the opera premiered at the Met in December 2006, and inaugurated a new series on PBS in 2010 entitled, Great Performances at the Met as well as launched the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series of movie-theater transmissions add something


2007

In 2007, "The Lion King" was performed in Johannesburg, and had its first French language production in Paris add something

 

The opera was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2007 add something

 

In April 2007, it was announced that Marvel Studios was preparing to make a musical adaptation of "Spider-Man" for Broadway add something

 

Across the Universe (film) - "'Across the Universe"' is a 2007 British-American musical romantic drama film directed by Julie Taymor, produced by Revolution Studios, and distributed by Columbia Pictures


 

In 2008, Le Roi Lion was awarded Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design, and Best Musical at the Molière awardss, the national theatre awards of France add something

 

Most recently, in November 2008, Taymor directed a film version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest", released in December 2010 starring Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou and Ben Whishaw add something

 

Elliot Goldenthal - In 2008 Goldenthal reunited with Michael Mann to score 1930s gangster movie "Public Enemies" and in 2009 he scored another Julie Taymor Shakespeare adaptation, "The Tempest"


2010

Taymor was the 2010 Commencement speaker for her alma mater, &Oberlin, Ohio College in Oberlin, Ohio add something

 

The musical, "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark", was scheduled to begin previews on November 28, 2010, at the Foxwoods Theatre, with the repeatedly delayed official opening night finally held on June 14, 2011 add something

 

Spider-Man - Playbill.com, August 10, 2010 The music and lyrics were written by Bono and The Edge of the rock group U2, with a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


2011

In a March 14, 2011, piece by Roger Friedman, it was reported that Taymor will receive her original "Spider-Man" credits, with sources saying that "Spider-Man" producer Michael Cohl and Bono did bring in a script doctor, music supervisor and other new members for the creative team add something

 

April 17, 2011 was the last showing of Taymor's original version of the show add something

 

As of June 2, 2011, Laura Penn, the executive director of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, confirmed rumors of the ongoing dispute between Taymor and the show's producers about director's fees that Taymor has not received from the production add something

 

In a "Hollywood Reporter" piece from November 9, 2011, detailing the lawsuit as a co-bookwriter for the musical, Taymor is looking to stop "Spider-Man" from using copyrighted elements of the original production in the newly adapted version and subsequent licensing without approval as outlined in her author deal memo add something


2012

In 2012, Opera Australia produced this version with locally built scenery and props at the Sydney Opera House, the Arts Centre Melbourne, and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane add something

 

Taryn Fiebig - In 2012, Fiebig added the role of Pamina in Julie Taymor's English-language production of "The Magic Flute" for Opera Australia to her repertoire


2013

Kathryn Hunter - In November 2013 she co-starred as Puck in Julie Taymor's Brooklyn production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"


2015

Taymor was a 2015 inductee into the Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater add something


2017

Taymor directed a Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's M Butterfly, starring Clive Owen, which opened on October 26, 2017, at the Cort Theatre, with previews beginning on October 7 add something