John Maxwell Taylor is perhaps best known in America for his portrayal of Carl Gustav Jung in Forever Jung, the award-winning, 20-character, one-man play Taylor penned about the life of the famed Swiss psychologist.
Taylor has starred in Forever Jung in more than 250 performances, earning widespread critical acclaim and the prestigious Gradiva Award for Best Actor, presented in New York in 1996 by the NAAP (National Association for the Advancement of Psycholanalysis).
Critics and professionals commend “Forever Jung”.
“Speaks from the heart! A big name bio with spiritual overtones… an authentic glow.” – San Francisco Chronicle
“Entertaining! enlightening! A sensitive portrayal of Jung’s life…” – New Age Journal
“A remarkable example of Transformational Theater.” – Los Angeles Magazine
“Vivid and amusing characterizations! Taylor is a fine writer as well as a good performer. A classically trained actor and it shows.” – Dramalogue
“An experience of sacred theater. Illuminates the mind and nourishes the soul.” – The Light Connection
“Taylor brought to life on stage Jung, his wife and Toni Wolff…Having known them well I could thoroughly enjoy his impersonation.” – Joseph L. Henderson, Analyst & author – Man and His Symbols
“Delightful…Even Amazing…inspired with emotional sensitivity. Taylor is a genuine professional.” – George & Suzanne Wagner, producers of the film about Jung, “Matter of Heart”.
“Our members returned from Forever Jung with glowing reviews – Charlene Sieg, C.G. Jung Institute, L. A.
“The authentic Jungian spirit.” – Doctor John Beebe, C. G. Jung Institute, San Francisco