Eileen Blumenthal

Eileen Blumenthal is professor of Theater Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. She co-wrote Julie Taymor: Playing With Fire with Julie Taymor. She is also the author of Puppetry: A World History, also published as Puppetry and Puppets: An Illustrated World Survey, and Joseph Chaikin: Exploring at the Boundaries of Theatre. She has published hundreds of theater reviews and feature articles. She is the recipient of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other awards. She also has researched and published on the arts of Cambodia. She resides in New York City.

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Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor is an award-winning theater, opera, and film director best known for being the first woman to win a Tony Award for directing a Broadway Musical: The Lion King.

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