155 Total Quotes

Theater Quotes

Percy Bysshe Shelley
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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I don't know anyone who's going to see Grind 22 times in the theater. My mom. Some kid who has short-term memory loss and forgot that he's seen it.
Adam Brody
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In the theater the audience wants to be surprised but by things that they expect
Tristan Bernard
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As a writer, I was writing for the Jane Wyman Theater, that was an anthology, and The Dick Powell Show was an anthology, and then the Danny Thomas Hour, and then Playhouse 90.
Aaron Spelling
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If I ask myself how many writers of color are writing in the American theater, it's sad. You could count the writers being supported on two hands.
Ricardo Khan
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James Thurber
If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.
James Thurber
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David Mamet
A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
David Mamet
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Hockey is our national theater, our water cooler talk.
Alan Adams
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Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.
Agnes Mille
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The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.
David Hare
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George Santayana
The theatre, for all its artifices, depicts life in a sense more truly than history, because the medium has a kindred movement to that of real life, though an artificial setting and form.
George Santayana
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Alfred Jarry
The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots.
Alfred Jarry
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It started on [the Utah State University] campus, but last year was held in the Ellen Eccles Theater and they liked it so much they wanted to come back this year.
Amanda Matthews
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We're both previous theater majors, so we're very supportive of the arts here.
Amber Clifford
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Arthur Miller
In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
Arthur Miller
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In presenting this, a theater is meant to open a discussion, not to close it,
Andrew Lloyd
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Bread and Puppet Theater got their start protesting the Vietnam War and have ever since been performing at social gatherings where everyone is invited. Quest wanted to be the people's theater of Chicago and Bread and Puppet represents the type of open and accessible art we're going for.
Andrew Park
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I believe in the theater; I believe in it as the first glamorizer of thought. It restores dramatic dynamics and their relations to life size.
Laurence Olivier
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I thought the Fox is way too big for this wonderful piece of theater. It would be just perfect in an intimate space (like Theatre Macon.) And it is.
Jim Crisp
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The group that does costumes for the Tennessee Repertory Theater is doing our costumes. We have access to their stuff and we have the ability to have stuff made. It's wonderful to have our own costumer instead of having to go to thrift stores all the time. That's actually where most of our budget went.
Andy Ford
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enemy combatants captured in the theater of war and detained abroad.
Leonie Brinkema
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Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater - you do the math!
Nathan Lane
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So for me, to go back to theater, that's everything.
Scott Caan
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We made $24 last week because our theater runs on donations.
Scott Caan
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That will bring our total of stealth fighters up to 24 in the theater, and our total number of aircraft up to about 220.
Ken Bacon
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That will bring our total of stealth fighters up to 24 in the theater, and our total number of aircraft up to about 220,
Ken Bacon
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Oscar Wilde
The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.
Oscar Wilde
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The Weather Channel was in Covington, and they showed the old movie theater, and half of it was gone,
Scott Ward
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The theater and what happens to the theater...is what's important here and no one person is more important than that.
George Cooper
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And the 442nd (Regimental Combat) Team emerged from the European theater as the single most decorated outfit to return from Europe.
George Takei
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