Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal Take Part in MT-G Talkback, Moderated by Thomas Schumacher, May 17
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award winner Julie Taymor and Tony nominee Elliot Goldenthal participate in an interview moderated by Disney Theatrical Group producer and president Thomas Schumacher for Music-Theatre Group May 17 at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music.
The interview, set to begin at 7:30 PM, will feature the artists discussing their careers and their work at Music-Theatre Group. Porgy and Bess Tony nominee Diane Paulus and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner will be the next pair of artists interviewed by Schumacher June 7.
"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 previous 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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