11 Total Quotes

Scott Sanders Quotes

We have to have a popular price for this show so that anyone who wants to see ‘The Color Purple,’ regardless of their income level, can afford to come,
Scott Sanders
#Color

I always thought Celie's journey was universal,
Scott Sanders
#Journey

We all have obstacles to overcome and while our life's journey may not be identical to Celie, I think that triumph over adversity and moving on and finding self-love and yourself and your voice is something that we all need to do. I didn't feel like it was a black story or a woman's story, I thought it was universal and always thought the story sang, that it had so much music in its soul.
Scott Sanders
#Journey

[Though an arduous journey for Sanders, the humble impresario noted his is a backseat on the producing team.] I actually asked her if she would put her name above the title as a presenter as well as a producer and she said 'I can't do that to you, you've been working on this for eight years, I'd never do that.' ... My name doesn't sell two tickets, put your name on the marquee.
Scott Sanders
#Journey

We're just incorporating so many things into one event — it's not just music, it's not just performance art.
Scott Sanders
#Art

I don't want people to get the notion we're getting fat and happy. The budget is lean. It's more honest in where costs are being incurred and clearer on where the costs are.
Scott Sanders
#People

The key point to the budget is that there are only two staff increases. The budget is status quo with the exception of two new positions in the police department. People need to understand we're not hiring a bunch of people or growing the government with the exception of those two people.
Scott Sanders
#Budget

It's a question of how do we pay those personnel costs. There are two main choices - raise property taxes or create a franchise fee on gas and electric. We're not seeing opportunities to decrease expenditures without harming services.
Scott Sanders
#Choices

That's another reason the mayor thought it was attractive. It keeps the money here in Council Bluffs.
Scott Sanders
#Money

Read these for the characters and tales, yes, but above all for the language, which seems to rise from the very springs of invention.
Scott Sanders
#Language

I didn't want to believe the 3.8 percent number published in the League's little research book. That wasn't the way we would sell this show. We deliberately went out and created a marketing plan that would appeal to audiences of all races, genders, ages - everyone.
Scott Sanders
#Research