Lion King's Taymor to Be Honored at Japan Musical Awards Nov. 4

News   Lion King's Taymor to Be Honored at Japan Musical Awards Nov. 4 Lion King director Julie Taymor will receive a Japan Musical Award on Nov. 4 at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City in honor of her "outstanding achievements on Broadway and the development and growth of the Japanese musical industry."

Lion King director Julie Taymor will receive a Japan Musical Award on Nov. 4 at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City in honor of her "outstanding achievements on Broadway and the development and growth of the Japanese musical industry."

Taymor's award package comprises a silver Tiffany bowl and a $10,000 honorarium, half of which is presented to a nonprofit organization of her choice.

The Japanese Musical Awards are determined by a jury of 11 Japanese theatre critics and professionals.