Amusing SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK New Yorker Cover

     February 10, 2015

The New Yorker is known for their witty and sometimes controversial covers.  Julie Taymor’s Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark is known for almost killing its participants.  It’s only natural that the Broadway show would make the cover of the New …

Actor Falls During SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK [UPDATED]

     December 21, 2010

An actor in director Julie Taymor’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark fell tonight during a preview performance of the play at Broadway’s Foxwoods Theatre.  Although the play’s production has yet to issue an official word, Broadway World is reporting that …

Djimon Hounsou Video Interview THE TEMPEST

     December 20, 2010

Currently playing in limited release is writer-director Julie Taymor’s The Tempest.  Adapted from William Shakespeare, Taymor has added a twist to The Tempest by switching the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera (Helen Mirren).  In addition, Taymor …

Director Julie Taymor Interview THE TEMPEST

     December 10, 2010

In Julie Taymor’s version of William Shakespeare’s final masterpiece The Tempest, the gender of the traditionally male sorcerer Prospero has been changed into the sorceress Prospera and is played by the illustrious Helen Mirren. The film follows the exiled Prospera …