Julie Taymor Talks "The Tempest" and Spider-Man on "Need to Know" (Video)

PlayBlog   Julie Taymor Talks "The Tempest" and Spider-Man on "Need to Know" (Video) Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor recently spoke about her two current projects – the film adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest and the new Broadway musical Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark - with PBS' "Need to Know." An extended version of the interview is available below.


Taymor received two Tony Awards for her direction and costume design for The Lion King. Other credits include Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass, The Green Bird, and the films "Titus," "Frida" and "Across the Universe."

"The Tempest" is now playing in New York and Los Angeles and opens nationwide Dec. 17. Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark is currently in previews at the Foxwoods Theatre. To see what Taymor has to say about her work, look below:


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