Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Julie Taymor on the Stage Magic of The Lion King, the Real Shock of M. Butterfly & More by

It’s no secret that Tony-winning director Julie Taymor is a visionary icon. The talented creator is having a major moment: The Lion King, Broadway’s box office bursting king of t…

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Broadway Theater Review: M. Butterfly with Clive Owen by Lauren Yarger

M. ButterflyBy David Henry HwangDirected by Julie TaymorCort TheatreBy Lauren YargerIn the opening scene of David Henry Hwang's updated M Butterfly, getting a Broadway revival directed by Ju…

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Let It Be! Julie Taymor is Ready to Bring Her Beatles Movie Musical Across the Universe to Broadway by

Come together, Across the Universe fans, for some major news! Tony Award-winning stage and film director Julie Taymor is ready to bring her 2007 Beatles movie musical to the stage.…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 20, 2017 - Once On This Island, The Band's Visit, and Meteor Shower Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 6.58, The Band's Visit 6.17, Spongebob 4.43, Dear Evan Hansen 2.66 and School of Rock 2.17. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

BWW Review: Julie Taymor Directs Revised Version of David Henry Hwang's Tony Winner M. BUTTERFLY by Michael Dale

When David Henry Hwang's 1988 Best Play Tony-winner M. BUTTERFLY, inspired by the romance between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Peking opera singer Shi Pei Pu, who the Frenchman didn…

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Friday, November 17, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Julie Taymor and David Henry Hwang to Chat LION KING, M. BUTTERFLY on THEATER TALK by BroadwayWorld

Director Julie Taymor and playwright David Henry Hwang are guests on the next THEATER TALK.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 #LiveatFive with Murray Bartlett of M. Butterfly by

Murray Bartlett stops by HQ to chat about M. Butterfly and more with Paul Wontorek.

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M. Butterfly by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Inspired by the true case of an affair between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Chinese opera singer Shi Pei Pu from 1960 – 1986 which led to a trial for espionage, Hwang’s problem …

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Review: ‘M. Butterfly’ at The Court Theatre by Richard Seff

The characters Song Lilig and her consort René Gallinard are back on Broadway. Their play is M.Butterfly and its tale of a romance between a French diplomat (Gallinard, played by Clive Owen…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 13, 2017 - Meteor Shower, The Band's Visit And More Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit 22.40, Spongebob 7.65, Dear Evan Hansen 1.70, Come From Away 1.34 and School of Rock 1.29. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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BWW Interview: Celeste Den Conducts Dangerous Liaisons in M. BUTTERFLY by Naomi Serviss

In her Broadway debut, Den is acting in a play that she says 'had a orofound effect on me' from the time she first read it while in high school.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

This 30-Year-Old Play About Gender And Asian Identity Is More Relevant Than Ever

Clive Owen and Jin Ha in M. Butterfly Matthew Murphy When M. Butterfly premiered on Broadway in 1988, audiences were stunned to discover that the central character, Song Liling, was a…

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - M. BUTTERFLY by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Interviews: Metamorphosis From Madama Butterfly to M. Butterfly and Miss Saigon

David Henry Hwang and Alain Boublil discuss the life cycle of their stage works based on the Puccini opera.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Broadway Box Office Off Again, But Amy Schumer Sparks ‘Meteor Shower’; ‘M. Butterfly’ Spreads Wings by Jeremy Gerard

A week that saw Broadway’s slide continue – all the Brooklyn fans staying home, no doubt, to watch the Dodgers in the World Series – and nearly every show down from the pre…

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See Tony-Winning Director Julie Taymor Receive a Sardi's Portrait by Lindsey Sullivan

At the helm of hits like The Lion King, which celebrates it 20th anniversary on the Great White Way this November, and M. Butterfly, which recently opened at the Cort Theatre, Julie Taymor i…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

M. Butterfly revisal starring Clive Owen and Julie Taymor by Oscar E. Moore

What should be an intriguing, fascinating and intimate story has been blown up to operatic proportions with floating screens, elaborate costumes and noisy percussive music.

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M. BUTTERFLY – why tinker with perfection? by Oscar E Moore

In this uneven and unbalanced revisal of the 1988 multiple award winning production of M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang you may find yourself as confused as its leading character Rene Galli…

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Review: M. Butterfly at Cort Theatre by Nicole Serratore

David Henry Hwang revises his M. Butterfly at a propitious moment. Nicole Serratore reviews The post Review: M. Butterfly at Cort Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Photo Coverage: Julie Taymor Celebrates Sardi's Caricature Unveiling by Walter McBride

It's about time Broadway icon Julie Taymor joins the wall at the world famous Sardi's restaurant. Look below to see Taymore celebrate with friends and colleagues including the cast of The Li…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Peeking Behind the Curtain of M. BUTTERFLY's Star-Studded History by Alexa Criscitiello

David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, M BUTTERFLY, directed by Julie Taymor, opened this week at the Cort Theatre.

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David Henry Hwang & Julie Taymor Chat M. BUTTERFLY Today at Asia Society Museum by BroadwayWorld

Asia Society continues its discussions and events, including David Henry Hwang and Julie Taymor in conversation about M. Butterfly's return to Broadway. Scroll down for details

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Junk review – Ayad Akhtar's fast-paced financial thriller falls short by Alexis Soloski

The Pulitzer prize winner’s stock market morality play zips by with speed but suffers from confused characterization and frustrating ambiguity Vivian Beaumont Theater, New YorkAyad Akhtar,…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Odds & Ends: Julianne Moore to Star in Sarah Ruhl & Julie Taymor's Gloria Steinem Biopic & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Julianne Moore to Play Gloria Steinem in Sarah Ruhl & Julie Taymor's Biopic My Life on the Road Oscar winner and Br…

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Shubert Organization Reveals for Cort Theatre Renovations by BroadwayWorld

The St. James and Helen Hayes Theatres might not be the only Broadway houses getting an update. According to Forbes, the Cort Theatre, currently home to M. Butterfly, might also get some ren…

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Theater News: Broadway's Cort Theatre Heading Toward Renovations

The Shubert Organization is hoping to expand the building which currently houses M. Butterfly.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Review: A ‘Butterfly’ That Blurs by Jil Picariello

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, October 31, 2017 If you have no idea what M. Butterfly is about and plan to see the play, now on Broadway with Clive Owen and Jin Ha starring, quit reading…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Broadway Grosses: 14 Years Later, Wicked's Still Green by Lindsey Sullivan

Wicked opened on Broadway on October 30, 2003. Fourteen years later, the Broadway juggernaut about everything that happened before Dorothy dropped into Oz is a regular member of the Great Wh…

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