Meet Julie Taymor Tonight at The Angelika New York!

December 10, 2010

Oscar Nominated, Tony Award Winning Director Julie Taymor will be stopping by the Angelika Film Center tonight, Friday, December 10th for a very special Q&A following the 9:15 PM screening of THE TEMPEST and to introduce the midnight show!

In addition to Julie Taymor’s appearance tonight, renowned actor Alan Cumming will also stop by to host a Q&A Saturday, December 11th following the 7:45 PM screening. Also be sure to stop into the Angelika’s lobby for original costumes from THE TEMPEST now on display!

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Synopsis: Academy Award nominee Julie Taymor’s (FRIDA, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE) comedic, gender-reversed version of Shakespeare’s masterpiece boasts a tremendous cast, including Academy Award winner Helen Mirren (THE QUEEN), nominees David Strathairn (GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK) and Djimon Hounsou (BLOOD DIAMOND, IN AMERICA), and Alan Cumming, Alfred Molina, Felicity Jones and Russell Brand. THE TEMPEST centers on Mirren as Prospera (refashioned as a woman), her daughter, and a shipwrecked crew full of her enemies in this story that intertwines romance, fraternal politics and the supernatural.

Angelika Film Center is located at 18 W. Houston Street, New York, NY, 10012

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