Julie Taymor, Diane Paulus, Elliot Goldenthal Will Take Part in MT-G Talkbacks Moderated by Thomas Schumacher
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, Tony nominee Elliot Goldenthal, Porgy and Bess Tony nominee Diane Paulus and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner will participate in interviews moderated by Disney Theatrical Group producer and president Thomas Schumacher for Music-Theatre Group.
The interviews, which will feature the artists discussing their careers and their work at Music-Theatre Group, will be held May 17 (Taymor and Goldenthal) and June 7 (Paulus and Weiner) at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music at 7:30 PM.
"The legacy of MT-G is inextricably linked with the artists who have worked with us over the years," said MT-G producing director Diane Wondisford in a statement. "We couldn't be prouder of our association with Julie, Elliot, Diane and Randy, and these talks will very much feel like a homecoming."
Taymor is a Tony Award winner for her work on the long-running musical The Lion King. She was also nominated for her work on Juan Darien and is credited with the original direction of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. For more on Taymor's theatrical history, visit the Playbill Vault.
Goldenthal was nominated for a Tony Award for his work on Juan Darien. He also composed music for The Green Bird. Visit Goldenthal's page at the Plabill Vault.
Paulus, a 2012 Tony nominee for her direction of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, has also been nominated for her work on Hair. Visit her page at the Playbill Vault.
The Dimenna Center for Classical Music is located at 450 W. 37th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). For more information, call (718) 797-1145 or visit MusicTheatreGroup.org.
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