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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Julie Taymor's Splendid Shakespearean Romp in Film

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Julie Taymor's latest triumph is the movie version of the play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, she debuted in 2013 at the Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn.

Composer Elliot Goldenthal: American Ballet Theater's Othello and Grounded at the Public Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

This week's opening of the American Ballet Theater's Othello at the Metropolitan Opera House, a version of Shakespeare's tragedy about the warrior king who succumbs to the manipulations of an ensign, and murders the love of his life, marks ABT's commitment to newer works.

First Nighter: Anne Hathaway in "Grounded," Irish Troubles in "The Belle of Belfast," Red Bull Theater's "'Tis Pity She's a Whore"

David Finkle | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Synchronicity can be a scary, shocking and ominously timely thing. Only days after Barack Obama apologizes for a drone killing hostages held by al Qaeda in Pakistan, George Brant's Grounded opens.

First Nighter: Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream Hits and Misses

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

If you know William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Julie Taymor's several publicity-nabbing productions -- many theater-goers are quite familiar with both -- then you kind of know what to expect when the latter Taymor takes on the former Shakespeare's comedy of love confused.

Julie Taymor's Gender-Wise Tempest

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The centerpiece of the New York Film Festival, "The Tempest," is state of the art Julie Taymor, that is, a study in the spectacular. The ashen spirit ...