Maeve Binchy - The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.
[ Social Spiritual Theatre Time X-Ray]
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Rudolf Bing - The theatre was created to tell people the truth about life and the social situation.
[ Created Life Situation Social Tell Theatre Truth]
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Jeff Bingaman - The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.
[ Come Comes Greeks Life Means Place See Seeing Situation Social Theatre Truth Word]
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Muriel Box - Theatre director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.
[ Act Cannot Conceal Director Engaged Fact Management Person Players Theatre]
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Georges Braque - I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.
[ Bad Believe Believing Both Done Fact Film Good Lost Read Reading Reviews Start Theatre Then Things Think True]
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Tim Buckley - My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
[ Active Also Builders Father Know Nonsense Painters Parents Partly Several Such Theatre Them Very Were]
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Adrienne Clarkson - I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act and my ability to support myself together. I'd run through the possibilities in Washington, so that meant moving to New York.
[ Ability Act Breathing Bring Decided Desire Find Had Living Loved Meant Moving Much Myself New Possibilities Run Support Theatre Through Together Washington Way York]
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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - A few years later, my Uncle David took me to the Earle Theatre to hear Duke Ellington.
[ David Duke Ellington Few Hear Later Theatre Took Uncle Years]
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Just Fontaine - Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
[ Dench Hard How Ian Judi Mckellen Respect Taught Theatre Work]
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John Harsanyi - The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid puts on the mask and it is his POV, I was hooked.
[ Film First Halloween His Hooked Horror Kid Mask Pov Puts Remember Scene Seeing Theatre]
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Herodotus - I was prepared for the theatre, but not for the nuts and bolts.
[ Bolts Nuts Prepared Theatre]
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Alexander Herzen - I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera.
[ Contemporary Interested Kind Only Opera Possible Seemed Started Television Theatre Towards Working Would]
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Augustine of Hippo - The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre.
[ Concerts Entertainment Field Go Interest Loved More Mother She Theatre]
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Wally Lamb - Inside I never said I wanted to do theatre or be an actor.
[ Actor Inside Never Said Theatre Wanted]
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Henry Laurens - But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
[ Angels God Know Life Man Men Must Only Reserved Theatre]
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Eric Liu - The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
[ Art Built Compromise Gross Name Second Sweeps Theatre]
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Andrew Marvell - There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
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Newton N. Minow - It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman.
[ Count Ironies Man Night Only Steady Theatre Tragic Watchman Work]
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Yitzhak Navon - I am so far as I am aware not at all influenced by dramatists, expect for Shakespeare, who I have to say, it is impossible not to be influenced by if you hold language to be the major element of theatre.
[ Am Aware Dramatists Element Expect Far Hold Impossible Influenced Language Major Say Shakespeare Theatre]
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Nursultan Nazarbayev - I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly.
[ Am Assure Clearly Myself National Plays Rejection Seeing Submit Theatre]
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Ednita Nazario - We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets.
[ Beautiful Because Enlighten Secret Secrets Seduce Share Suffocated Theatre Their Truths Us Want Writers]
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Alla Nazimova - When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it.
[ Am Behavior Dangerous Dark Giving Keep Lecture Light Often Out Place Say Should Sometimes Theatre Write]
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Joe Pesci - For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.
[ Arms Artiste Better Fine Gesture Long Make Needs Never Short Than Theatre Them Too]
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Steven Seagal - I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills.
[ Acting Bills Love Pay Process Stage Theatre Unfortunately]
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McLean Stevenson - When I first saw a Fellini movie, I came out of the movie theatre and decided to become a lawyer! I thought to myself, it's impossible to make something so beautiful!
[ Beautiful Become Came Decided Fellini First Impossible Lawyer Make Movie Myself Out Saw Something Theatre Thought]
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Joseph E. Stiglitz - Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
[ Cities Dead Experience Exploring Ground Instrument Lie Medium Memory Past Theatre Which]
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Debi Thomas - I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
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Sol Wachtler - In the theatre the audience wants to be surprised - but by things that they expect.
[ Audience Expect Surprised Theatre Things Wants]
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Chris Wallace - For the theatre one needs long arms... an artiste with short arms can never make a fine gesture.
[ Arms Artiste Fine Gesture Long Make Needs Never Short Theatre]
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Eli Wallach - The theatre is the involuntary reflex of the ideas of the crowd.
[ Crowd Ideas Involuntary Reflex Theatre]
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Edmund Waller - The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
[ Absolute Beauty Bodily Chief Consists Fine Proportions Theatre Truth]
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Isaac Watts - Most Americans would agree that Plowshares is a Theatre of the Absurd.
[ Absurd Agree Americans Most Theatre Would]
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Frank Yerby - Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general.
[ Am Artist Body Concerts Despite Disapprove Except Fact Films General Jewish Label Labels Large Many Resent Theatre Tv Viewed Work]
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- Choosing to be in the theatre was a way to put my roots down somewhere with other people. It was a way to choose a new family.
[ Choose Choosing Down Family New Other Put Roots Somewhere Theatre Way]
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- My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
[ Formal Operas Pieces Theatre Very Works]
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- The theatre only knows what it's doing next week, not like the opera, where they say: What are we going to do in five years' time? A completely different attitude.
[ Attitude Completely Different Doing Five Going Knows Next Only Opera Say Theatre Time Week Where Years]
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- This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
[ Always America Audiences Been Business Cinema Europe Film Intellectual More Perhaps Sexuality Than Theatre True Young]
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- What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
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- I feel like I've been marinated in Australian theatre.
[ Australian Been Feel Theatre]
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- Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's because we were trained - until now - in theatre.
[ Actors Because British Everyone Now Over Talent Talks Theatre Think Trained Until Were World]
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- I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion. I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
[ Cinema Going Hate Normally Occasion Special Theatre Think Treat Wish Would]
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- I've done a lot of costume drama and theatre - the National Theatre and In fact, most of my work at the theatre, at the National Theatre anyway, was period.
[ Anyway Costume Done Drama Fact Lot Most National Period Theatre Work]
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- It's a real leveller, you know, to do theatre at least once every two years.
[ Every Know Least Once Real Theatre Two Years]
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- When I left drama school, there were dozens of rep theatres you could apply to where you got a good training.
[ Apply Could Dozens Drama Good Got Left Rep School Theatres Training Were Where]
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- I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners.
[ Allowed Also Clean Design Game Graphics Home Look Memory Never Owners Provide Seen Sharp Sound Surround System Theatre Unique Us User Xbox]
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- At the turn of the century theatre does not have to be prescriptive.
[ Century Does Theatre Turn]
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- First there was the theatre of people and animals, then of people and the devil. Now we need the theatre of people and people.
[ Animals Devil First Need Now Theatre Then]
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- I don't think it's the job of theatre at the moment to provide political propaganda; that would be simplistic. We have to explore our situation further before we will understand it.
[ Before Explore Further Job Moment Our Political Propaganda Provide Simplistic Situation Theatre Think Understand Will Would]
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- I think there is no world without theatre.
[ Theatre Think Without World]
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- In the end I think theatre has only one subject: justice.
[ End Justice Only Subject Theatre Think]
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- Now, drama is quite useful at helping us to understand what our position is and, conversely, we might then understand why our theatre is being destroyed.
[ Being Conversely Destroyed Drama Helping Might Now Our Position Quite Theatre Then Understand Us Useful Why]
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- The theatre, our theatre, comes from the Greeks.
[ Comes Greeks Our Theatre]
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- People know that they're going to see something which is entertaining but challenging as well because of the form it's in. It's dance theatre and it requires you to use your imagination - it's not straight forward.
[ Because Challenging Dance Entertaining Form Forward Going Imagination Know Requires See Something Straight Theatre Use Well Which Your]
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- I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
[ Absurd Along Am Being Best Communicate Deliberately Ever Example Feel Heard Line Linear Pulpit Rather Same Sermons Some Than Theatre Were]
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- Theatre sports is the best improv training period.
[ Best Improv Period Sports Theatre Training]
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- I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.
[ Keeps Known Prefer Theatre Tv Well]
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- We need more theatres, more art and more culture in this country.
[ Art Country Culture More Need Theatres]
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- Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
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- As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
[ Alien Art Artists Before Collaborated Colleges Context Had Idea Installations Music Painting Performance Pieces Response Taught Theatre Time Visual Whether Works Writing]
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- I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck!
[ Advance Drink Eat Get Leave Luck Plenty Prepare Rest Right Shoes Theatre Things Time]
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- I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
[ Continue Film Hope Television Theatre Working]
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- I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
[ Bold Books Drama Fabulous Go Grew Had Hollywood Just Look Movies New Read School Supposed Take Theatre Then Those Thought Up York]
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- If you're interested or like it, but could be just as happy living in a regular town, having a regular job, maybe doing little theatre, you're better off and you'll be a happier person. This is too gut-wrenching and heartbreaking.
[ Better Could Doing Happier Happy Having Heartbreaking Interested Job Just Little Living Maybe Off Person Regular Theatre Too Town]
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- Once you get into your stride, the camera becomes like another person in the room. It's like being in a very small theatre where there is no getting away with anything because the audience is centimetres away from you.
[ Another Anything Audience Away Because Becomes Being Camera Get Getting Into Once Person Room Small Stride Theatre Very Where Your]
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- They pulled Resurrection out of the theatres, so it was running in New York and I was nominated for the Oscar and there was no ad in the newspapers to say it was running. So it was literally killed.
[ Ad Killed Literally New Newspapers Nominated Oscar Out Pulled Resurrection Running Say Theatres York]
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- My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre.
[ Actor Doing Real Started Theatre Training]
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- I love old movies. The '40s theatre pace is fantastic.
[ Fantastic Love Movies Old Pace Theatre]
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- My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
[ Broadway Family General Grandfather Manager Mother Neil Production Shows Side Simon Theatre Vega]
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- At times as a performer they segregated us in some of theatres.
[ Performer Segregated Some Theatres Times Us]
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- My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer.
[ Actor Becoming College Director Eye Primarily Producer Theatre Training]
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- I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction.
[ Able Above Am Best Born Deep Extraordinarily Family Great Inner Life Liked Lucky Moral Satisfaction Strong Theatres Values]
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- No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home.
[ Another Back Children Collage Daughter Going Home Industry Just Little Ones Opened Record School Theatre Two Works]
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- My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of, Let's try this.
[ Been England Environment Experiences Film More Much States Theatre Try]
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- The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film.
[ Better Film Much Roles Than Theatre Women]
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- Theatre can't be done again and again and again and again - it's organic.
[ Again Done Organic Theatre]
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- It's great to be in a film that's able to have people really want to become socially conscious, to walk out of the theatre and want to do something.
[ Able Become Conscious Film Great Out Really Socially Something Theatre Walk Want]
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- I've been doing theatre since I was 5 years old.
[ Been Doing Old Since Theatre Years]
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- I never thought of myself in comedy at all... I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance.
[ Beautiful Clothes Come Comedy Dance Down Going Loved Myself Never Seeing Staircase Start Theatre Thought Wearing]
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- I always thought that it was every performer's dream. That's the epitome of being an artist, being able to express song, dance and acting in a live theatre setting and really connecting with an audience on that level.
[ Able Acting Always Artist Audience Being Connecting Dance Dream Epitome Every Express Level Live Performer Really Setting Song Theatre Thought]
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- It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been. The clubs are way more underground.
[ Been Clubs Garland Grand Great Judy Legendary More Old Performers Really Spirits Theatre These Underground Way Where]
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- The club shows are really intense and powerful, but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre.
[ Audiences Close Club Intense Palace Performing Powerful Proximity Really Shorter Shows Than Theatre Time]
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- Where every moment is about truth and I think it's a great challenge every night. That's what really drove me to wanting to do theatre, and it's great.
[ Challenge Drove Every Great Moment Night Really Theatre Think Truth Wanting Where]
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- Fundamentally, whether directing in the theatre or a film, you have to be a good storyteller, regardless of the form. The thing I had to work hardest at was thinking in shots.
[ Directing Film Form Fundamentally Good Had Hardest Regardless Shots Storyteller Theatre Thing Thinking Whether Work]
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- The people on the business side in the music business are kind of different from the theatre business. I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries.
[ Because Business Different Industries Kind Music Partly Pressures Side Theatre Think]
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- I am a nationalist... my native soil is the theatre.
[ Am Nationalist Native Soil Theatre]
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- I love the theatre and theatre people.
[ Love Theatre]
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- Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French.
[ English French Identity Irish National Something Theatre Whether World]
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- To maintain one's individuality, integrity, and true personality in the theatre is a big task.
[ Big Individuality Integrity Maintain Personality Task Theatre True]
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- There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life.
[ After Asking Being Day Every Feel Given Hate His Life Main Much Paint Painter Performances Picture Really Reasons Repetition Same Sorts Theatre Two Why Work]
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- Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted.
[ Film Fragmented Get Gets Gives Hands Into Lot Lots Other Perform Pleasures Theatre Uninterrupted]
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- A career in the theatre demands so much commitment.
[ Career Commitment Demands Much Theatre]
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- We talk about theatre museums filled with old costumes and things. What we also need is a theatre museum of the old routines on videotape. We are only the custodians of those techniques, and they should be preserved.
[ Also Costumes Custodians Filled Museum Museums Need Old Only Preserved Routines Should Talk Techniques Theatre Things Those Videotape]
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- You learn more discipline in the theatre than you do in movies or TV. You're on stage every night and you have to sustain your energy level tor several hours.
[ Discipline Energy Every Hours Learn Level More Movies Night Several Stage Sustain Than Theatre Tv Your]
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- I just loved being in the theatre with all those crazy, creative people.
[ Being Crazy Creative Just Loved Theatre Those]
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- Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part.
[ Actor Analogy Being Best Effect Everything Get Going Know Learning More Part Place Play Rehearsed See Show Theatre Things Together Where Whole Works Yes]
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- In contrast, the control you have in a theatre is very attractive to me.
[ Attractive Contrast Control Theatre Very]
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- Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
[ Actor Being Different Film Theatre Very]
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- I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.
[ Actors Any Been Classes Different Directors Good Had Lot Never Pretty Room School Stage Theatre Training Went]
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- I think theatre helped, only because it was acting experience. I got to work with a lot of directors.
[ Acting Because Directors Experience Got Helped Lot Only Theatre Think Work]
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- The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
[ Alike Men Mingled Pit Place Tears Theatre Virtuous Where Wicked]
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- My parents used to take me to a lot of theatre when I was young.
[ Lot Parents Take Theatre Used Young]
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- Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries.
[ Children City Doing Edinburgh Favourite Galleries Lot Theatre]
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- You know, this isn't theatre like it used to be.
[ Know Theatre Used]
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- I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre.
[ Grew Theatre Up Wanting Writer]
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- I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium.
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
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- I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul.
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
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- Rather than disliking theatre, I've expressed a preference for television because it tends to deal in its small way much more with issues and is able to reach a broader church of people than theatre.
[ Able Because Broader Church Deal Expressed Issues More Much Preference Rather Reach Small Television Tends Than Theatre Way]
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- The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
[ Acting Better Films Money More Rewarding Television Terms Theatre]
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- Theatre is expensive to go to. I certainly felt when I was growing up that theatre wasn't for us. Theatre still has that stigma to it. A lot of people feel intimidated and underrepresented in theatre.
[ Certainly Expensive Feel Felt Go Growing Intimidated Lot Stigma Still Theatre Underrepresented Up Us]
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- I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.
[ Academy Actor Arts Became Britain Did Doing Dramatic Enter Field Good Great London Music National Plays School Study Theater Theaters Theatre Then Way Work Youth]
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- I'm definitely nervous and excited. I feel like I've been playing off-Broadway, not to say that Boston doesn't have a great theatre district or great theatre, but it's not going to Broadway; it's just a different city.
[ Been Boston Broadway City Definitely Different District Excited Feel Going Great Just Nervous Playing Say Theatre]
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- What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that's what I want to give.
[ Beauty Give Theatre Want]
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- I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre, Marx for politics and Freud for psychology: someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
[ After Cinema Freud Marx Nothing Politics Psychology Shakespeare Someone Theatre Used Whom]
Topic:
- I really loved Twin Peaks. When I saw the two-hour pilot, they screened it in the big theatre. I said, I don't know what is going to happen. I'm in this and I don't understand it. This is never going to sell. Who's going to watch this thing?
[ Big Going Happen Know Loved Never Peaks Pilot Really Said Saw Screened Sell Theatre Thing Twin Understand Watch]
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- You say a line and you wait for them to laugh, then you say another line and you wait... It felt weird to me. But it's interesting and the energy is almost like theatre, I suppose, with all the people there.
[ Almost Another Energy Felt Interesting Laugh Line Say Suppose Theatre Them Then Wait Weird]
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- Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it.
[ Also Always Best Reach Theatre Want Way]
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- You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theatre because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again.
[ Again Because Days Doing Eight Exact Going Life Love Over Performances Really Same Six Theatre Thing Week]
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- Films take up so much time, and with theatre, you do have to plan a period of time that you can be free.
[ Films Free Much Period Plan Take Theatre Time Up]
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- I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
[ Art Became Called Film Intrigued Live Part Performance Started Theatre Used Using]
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- Well, I've always thought that my career was in England, really. I used to do more in the theatre, and I felt that I should be there. It's not far is it? It's amazing the way that special FX have taken a quantum leap in what they're capable of doing.
[ Always Amazing Capable Career Doing England Far Felt Leap More Quantum Really Should Special Taken Theatre Thought Used Way Well]
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- I went to the Glasgow Youth Theatre and they just let me in. But I was so shy that I was there for about six weeks without actually introducing myself.
[ Actually Glasgow Introducing Just Myself Shy Six Theatre Weeks Went Without Youth]
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- The best theatre I've done, I've done right here in this living room.
[ Best Done Here Living Right Room Theatre]
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- Actually, my favourite roles have been in theatre, but on TV, my faves were Slap Maxwell and Larry Sanders.
[ Actually Been Favourite Larry Maxwell Roles Sanders Slap Theatre Tv Were]
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- I always go back to theatre. It's probably where I'll draw my last breath.
[ Always Back Breath Draw Go Last Probably Theatre Where]
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- My family were broadminded enough to support me when I wanted to pursue a life in the theatre.
[ Broadminded Enough Family Life Pursue Support Theatre Wanted Were]
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- I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I've taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money.
[ Actor Am Because Keeps Last Money Movies Parts Taken Ten Theatre Years]
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- You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre's going to finish me off.
[ Being Classical Doing Films Finish Get Going Lazy Off Theatre Used]
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- Theatre demands different muscles and different aspects of one's personality.
[ Aspects Demands Different Muscles Personality Theatre]
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- You can only do so much theatre.
[ Much Only Theatre]
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- My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre.
[ Acted Acting Always Any Bit Community Films First Interest Into Itself Kid Know Little Mean Music Natural Somehow Theatre Transition Would Young]
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- I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn't even know there was a show business!
[ Before Being Business Cbs Even Hired Job Just Know Needed Show Theatre Usher]
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- I like going to New York. I like the galleries and the theatre and the restaurants and bars and music. I think that city is more alive than Los Angeles.
[ Alive Angeles Bars City Galleries Going Los More Music New Restaurants Than Theatre Think York]
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- It's like Branson. When I went to Branson there was only 4 acts in there. Now, you can't count 'em. There's so many theatres now, that only the strong will survive.
[ Acts Count Em Many Now Only Strong Survive Theatres Went Will]
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- Lost In Space fans are going to get organized, because we'll see them showing up in all the theatres.
[ Because Fans Get Going Lost Organized See Showing Space Theatres Them Up]
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- Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
[ Good Preparation Pure Teaching Theatre Three-Fourths]
Topic: Education
- The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous. There is a palpable, critical energy created by the presence of the audience.
[ Audience Between Created Critical Difference Energy Enormous Palpable Presence Theatre Without]
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- I am drawn to writing and directing as it is most like the feeling I had when I was a teenager with my puppet theatre. You are more in control of everything and involved in every aspect of production, so more challenged and fulfilled.
[ Am Aspect Challenged Control Directing Drawn Every Everything Feeling Fulfilled Had Involved More Most Production Puppet Teenager Theatre Writing]
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- I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre. When I go to the theatre, I get so angry. I don't go.
[ Acting Angry Get Go Large Level Mediocre Theatre Think]
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- Once in awhile, there's stuff that makes me say, That's what theatre's about. It has to be a human event on the stage, and that doesn't happen very often.
[ Awhile Event Happen Human Makes Often Once Say Stage Stuff Theatre Very]
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- I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre.
[ Answers Anybody Ask Film Filmmakers Give Good Job Leave Makes Questions Theatre Think Though Yourself]
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- People come to the theatre to be excited and uplifted - I want to inspire my audience.
[ Audience Come Excited Inspire Theatre Uplifted Want]
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- Theatre is about people, not buildings. Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs - from wardrobe to lighting technicians.
[ Been Buildings Company Damage Done Expert Incalculable Lighting Needs Talent Technicians Theatre Wardrobe]
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- I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
[ Always Should Somewhat Suspect Theatre Think]
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- The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.
[ Always Am Confines Confused Consistently Die Feel Good Life Prevail Safe Theatre Wicked Within Young]
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- I grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, really in suburbia, so my mother was in community theatre plays.
[ Community Grew Jackson Mississippi Mother Plays Really Suburbia Theatre Up]
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- I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money.
[ Failed La Meant Miserably Money Probably Raise Start Theatre Tried]
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- Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas. They had a really wonderful theatre department.
[ Dallas Department Had Methodist Off Really Southern Theatre Then University Went Wonderful]
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- I love film and TV, the medium of them, just because it's such a smaller screen. It's much more precise. Ideally, I'd like to do maybe a film a year of some sort and use that to work more in the theatre because theatre really is my first love.
[ Because Film First Ideally Just Love Maybe Medium More Much Precise Really Screen Smaller Some Sort Such Theatre Them Tv Use Work Year]
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- At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
[ Art Because Design First Interested Major Maryland Off Planning Stage Started Television Theatre University Year]
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- I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
[ Acting Bit Design Did Interested Little Mostly Stage Theatre Very]
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- The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill.
[ Actors Earth Fill God Nature Stage Theatre Which World]
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- A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
[ Admission Babysitter Dinner Film Good Price Theatre Were Worth]
Topic: Movies
- Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
[ Crowded Fire Free Means Right Shout Speech Theatre]
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- I think I want to pursue a movie career and maybe even pursue some theatre.
[ Career Even Maybe Movie Pursue Some Theatre Think Want]
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- But theatre is always a difficult experience.
[ Always Difficult Experience Theatre]
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- Firstly I did it in this huge theatre in Avignon, then to smaller places, then bigger places. You have to change the volume of the voice, give more or less. The way you have to relate to space makes it like sculpture.
[ Bigger Change Did Firstly Give Huge Less Makes More Places Relate Sculpture Smaller Space Theatre Then Voice Volume Way]
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- For me, making films is like being on vacation, it's a nice walk. But theatre is like mountaineering. You never know whether you're going to fall off or make it to the top.
[ Being Fall Films Going Know Make Making Mountaineering Never Nice Off Theatre Top Vacation Walk Whether]
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- The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre.
[ Already Character Films Greeks Interest More Portraying Purpose Than Theatre Understood Unusual Usual]
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- If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind. Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind.
[ Cinema Cross Even Film Making Mind Similarly Theatre]
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- From there, I tried out for a community theatre play, joined an improv group... it all started opening up.
[ Community Group Improv Joined Opening Out Play Started Theatre Tried Up]
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- I think it's one of my favourite theatres ever, so quirky and wonderful and steeped in history. The space is wonderful and the acoustics are brilliant.
[ Acoustics Brilliant Ever Favourite History Quirky Space Steeped Theatres Think Wonderful]
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- Soon I worked during twelve years in theater works of the prestigious Theatre National Populaire. It was the best time of my life, the most difficult, the most interesting, the most exciting.
[ Best Difficult During Exciting Interesting Life Most National Prestigious Soon Theater Theatre Time Twelve Worked Works Years]
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- I think the same way about theatre, you go out there and you are creating a world for a moment that can actually have a real impact on people, present some kind of story that gives you something to think about when you walk away, feeling enriched - if it works out well.
[ Actually Away Creating Enriched Feeling Gives Go Impact Kind Moment Out Present Real Same Some Something Story Theatre Think Walk Way Well Works World]
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- I've gotten to go wonderful places, meet interesting and intelligent people, and I started of course in the theatre and continue to work in the theatre where there is some intelligence involved in it.
[ Continue Course Go Gotten Intelligence Intelligent Interesting Involved Meet Places Some Started Theatre Where Wonderful Work]
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- This outfit called Los Angeles Theatre Works does readings of plays.
[ Angeles Called Does Los Outfit Plays Readings Theatre Works]
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- I gave my life to the Group Theatre, because in it I'm building something for myself. What I build, I am.
[ Am Because Build Building Gave Group Life Myself Something Theatre]
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- In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback.
[ Actor Feedback Given Immediate Theatre]
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- I write plays for people who wouldn't be seen dead in the theatre.
[ Dead Plays Seen Theatre Write]
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- I've always found it not only easy, but enjoyable. It's necessary for us to reach out and I'm speaking for myself here. I certainly have a sense of responsibility to reach out to these people in the theatre who might look to someone like me for some guidance.
[ Always Certainly Easy Enjoyable Found Guidance Here Look Might Myself Necessary Only Out Reach Responsibility Sense Some Someone Speaking Theatre These Us]
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- Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books.
[ Adler Anyone Anything Books Find Genius Get Heard Her Interested Might Read Recommend Stella Teacher Theatre Them Then]
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- I think I'm a better actress for having friends and interests outside the theatre. I wouldn't want to live my life surrounded by other actors all the time.
[ Actors Actress Better Friends Having Interests Life Live Other Outside Surrounded Theatre Think Time Want]
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- My dream is to eventually open a children's theatre.
[ Children Dream Eventually Open Theatre]
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- My background is somewhat unusual, as I trained to be a ballet dancer. I worked in the theatre for eight or nine years as a contemporary dancer. But as an actor one does read Shakespeare and does try to learn the classics.
[ Actor Background Ballet Classics Contemporary Dancer Does Eight Learn Nine Read Shakespeare Somewhat Theatre Trained Try Unusual Worked Years]
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- Fifteen years before I became a screen actor, I was in the theatre. A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing. It's harder.
[ Actor Became Before Comedy Doing Fifteen Harder Lot Loved Screen Theatre Which Work Years]
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- The entrance into Jerusalem has all the elements of the theatre of the absurd: the poor king; truth comes riding on a donkey; symbolic actions - even parading without a permit!
[ Absurd Actions Comes Donkey Elements Entrance Even Into Jerusalem King Parading Permit Poor Riding Symbolic Theatre Truth Without]
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- When I play, I feel like I'm in a theatre, why should I look ugly then, because I'm a tennis-player?
[ Because Feel Look Play Should Theatre Then Ugly Why]
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- Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job... and you better do it well!
[ Actually Audience Better Chance Exciting Eye Job Know More See Sense Takes Theatre Well Your]
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- I'm trying to do the kind of projects that I want to see in the theatre.
[ Kind Projects See Theatre Trying Want]
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- I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.
[ Any Classical Enormous Theatre Think Training Value]
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- When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.
[ Act Audience Because Come Get Give Into Love Pleasure Security Sense Theatre Trying]
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- Kerri and I met at theatre camp when were 16 years old, which is pretty lame. The rest of us met when we founded the State at New York University in 1988. Most of our adult lives have been spent bickering with these people.
[ Adult Been Bickering Camp Founded Lame Lives Met Most New Old Our Pretty Rest Spent State Theatre These University Us Were Which Years York]
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- I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently.
[ Early Frequently Gay Got Into Quite Surrounded Theatre Very Yes]
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- A theatre receives recognition through its initiative, which is indispensable for first-rate performances.
[ First-Rate Indispensable Initiative Performances Receives Recognition Theatre Through Which]
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- I am musical and I enjoy theatre, but I never wanted to just do theatre. I always wanted to go into film. I love film. I loved growing up in the theatre, but I always wanted to do film all along. But, I still pursue music separately.
[ Along Always Am Enjoy Film Go Growing Into Just Love Loved Music Musical Never Pursue Separately Still Theatre Up Wanted]
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- Acting must be scaled down for the screen. A drawing room is a lot smaller than a theatre auditorium.
[ Acting Auditorium Down Drawing Lot Must Room Scaled Screen Smaller Than Theatre]
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- I just love the hours of the theatre, I love the way it operates. I always say that when you're doing a play it's like getting a shot of B12, and when you do television for a long series you need a shot of B12.
[ Always Doing Getting Hours Just Long Love Need Operates Play Say Series Shot Television Theatre Way]
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- This is a group effort. This is group theatre. This is no big star turn. You could do things with it to do that but it would just be out of kilter. This is one reason I like this play. This is a unit.
[ Big Could Effort Group Just Out Play Reason Star Theatre Things Turn Unit Would]
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- I was on a founding members of the Canadian theatre movement in the late 60's till the mid 70's and performed theatre from Halifax to Vancouver and all places in between.
[ Between Canadian Founding Late Members Mid Movement Performed Places Theatre Till Vancouver]
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- I used to go with my parents and loved it, I was in school plays, and I started reading plays before I started reading novels. I'll defend it to the hilt. When theatre is good it is fabulous.
[ Before Defend Fabulous Go Good Hilt Loved Novels Parents Plays Reading School Started Theatre Used]
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- Theatre is how I first encountered art on any level.
[ Any Art Encountered First How Level Theatre]
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- I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don't get in film.
[ Doing Film Get Love Theatre]
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- The truth of the matter is I stayed in L.A. raising my children, and when they went to college, I packed my bags along with them and came to New York and looked for parts in the theatre, because that's always what I preferred doing.
[ Along Always Bags Because Came Children College Doing Looked Matter New Packed Parts Preferred Raising Stayed Theatre Them Truth Went York]
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- The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break.
[ Acquired Actors Because Before Break Community Deaf Experience Favorable Get Groups National Often Own Position Skills Started Theatre Their Them Training Valuable Very]
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- It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a $50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor. There's always a depression in the theatre.
[ Actor Always Been Classical Debt Depression Going Into Scary Theatre Thing Trained Workforce]
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- As a child I was taken to the pantomime or the theatre and I would always, always fall in love with somebody on the stage. And want to have sex with them.
[ Always Child Fall Love Pantomime Sex Somebody Stage Taken Theatre Them Want Would]
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- From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife, and then three years of drama school in London.
[ Acting Course Did Drama Fife London School Theatre Then Three Year Years]
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- Then I left school at 16 and worked in Perth Repertory Theatre, which was quite nearby where I lived. And I worked there for about six or seven months, as part of the stage crew.
[ Crew Left Lived Months Nearby Part Perth Quite Repertory School Seven Six Stage Theatre Then Where Which Worked]
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- I can't do theatre in the US,' she says, 'because I don't have a green card.
[ Because Card Green Says She Theatre Us]
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- Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
[ Acted Acting Amadeus Appeared Audience Broadway Discovered Eight Guthrie Hundreds Long Possibility Presence Productions Really Run Shows Stage Theatre Thirties Though Unnatural Week Were]
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- I had great faith in Irish actors, that they'd be hip to the whole theatre thing, and they are. I had no illusions of coming over here as some kind of big shot. It's been a learning experience for me too.
[ Actors Been Big Coming Experience Faith Great Had Here Hip Illusions Irish Kind Learning Over Shot Some Theatre Thing Too Whole]
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- The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life.
[ Correctly Difficult Done Every Everyday Feast Find Fraught Hate High Life Meal Never-Ending Night Once Play Reason Stakes Tedium Theatre Then Very Why Working]
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- I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
[ Come Friends Friendship Gay Grace Lot Male New Stretch Such Theatre Will World York]
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- All of a sudden Kevin told me that the movie got bought and was gonna be shown in a movie theatre. I was shocked. I was psyched. It was just weird.
[ Bought Gonna Got Just Kevin Movie Psyched Shocked Shown Sudden Theatre Told Weird]
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- I showed my mom the movie then I told her the movie got bought and that it was gonna be shown in theatres and be on video. Everyone was really psyched about it. Everyone in my little town of hounds started to call me movie star.
[ Bought Call Everyone Gonna Got Her Hounds Little Mom Movie Psyched Really Showed Shown Star Started Theatres Then Told Town Video]
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- Working on a film, you don't get time to develop rivalries, but the theatre is like a little village, and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew.
[ Between Develop Differences Film Georgia Get Grew Lionel Little Rivalries Theatre Time Village Working]
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- I have ambitions to do a Broadway record one of these days and get in the studio with like, a real orchestra. I'm a big musical theatre geek.
[ Ambitions Big Broadway Days Geek Get Musical Orchestra Real Record Studio Theatre These]
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- By obtaining a sense of its place in the unfolding drama of life, set in an ecological theatre, so we can understand why it has become one of the leading players.
[ Become Drama Ecological Leading Life Obtaining Place Players Sense Set Theatre Understand Unfolding Why]
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- I've always tried to not let movie, television or theatre be all that my life is about. I've always tried to get involved in the community or my family now I have kids.
[ Always Community Family Get Involved Kids Life Movie Now Television Theatre Tried]
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- I love doing movies but I loved doing theatre just as much.
[ Doing Just Love Loved Movies Much Theatre]
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- There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer.
[ First Moments Olympia Pregnant Singer Singing Son Strange Theatre Time Very Were Which Wonderful]
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- Having started out in theatre, I feel an impulse to do it as much as I can.
[ Feel Having Impulse Much Out Started Theatre]
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- Normally our season is seven weeks in the Drama Theatre and four weeks in the Opera Theater.
[ Drama Four Normally Opera Our Season Seven Theater Theatre Weeks]
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- I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes. To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
[ Because Broad Definition Far Paint Really Stretching Strokes Theatre]
Topic:
- Musical theatre is something I'm familiar with, I've been doing that.
[ Been Doing Familiar Musical Something Theatre]
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- People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds.
[ Also Ask Because Best Between Both Coast Europe Ever Feel Great Half-Way Hollywood Loop Lot Never New Outside Theatre Us West Worlds York]
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- I love the rehearsal process in the theatre, and the visceral sense of contact and communication with a live audience.
[ Audience Communication Contact Live Love Process Rehearsal Sense Theatre Visceral]
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- When I was in college, all the pretty women were in the theatre, so I auditioned for a play.
[ Auditioned College Play Pretty Theatre Were Women]
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- There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.
[ Atmosphere Charming Determined Each Enjoy Entertainment Exert Fact Few Good Holiday Hours Influence Mind Music Picture Relaxation Speaks Surroundings Theatre Visitor]
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- When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered.
[ Appearance Days First Made Numbered Ordinary Theatre Told Were]
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- I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy.
[ Activities Amongst Anne Art Associated Her Influence Interests Into Met Movement Music Opened Other Philosophy Politics Sociology Student Theatre Things Time Together Up Wife]
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- I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording.
[ Able Also Areas Been Creative Different Film Given Into Lucky Music Recording Still Television Theatre Very Whatever Whether Which]
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- I have done every job in the Theatre apart from wardrobe. I was out of work more times than I was in it.
[ Apart Done Every Job More Out Than Theatre Times Wardrobe Work]
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- I paid my dues at drama school and worked backstage in every Theatre in London.
[ Backstage Drama Dues Every London Paid School Theatre Worked]
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- I tell my children to avoid theatre and go into cinema and TV.
[ Avoid Children Cinema Go Into Tell Theatre Tv]
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- As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That's it. It's terrifying when you don't work. It's very hard when you don't work. There have been times when I've been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna.
[ Actor Been Feel Hard Months Out Six Terrifying Theatre Times Very Want Work Working]
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- I feel that David took a risk with me. I have a sense that by starting off in the theatre and going off to do films you are seen to sell out in some way. I don't hold truck with that, but you can't stop people from feeling it.
[ David Feel Feeling Films Going Hold Off Out Risk Seen Sell Sense Some Starting Stop Theatre Took Truck Way]
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- I think film likes me better than the theatre does for some reason.
[ Better Does Film Likes Reason Some Than Theatre Think]
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- I received the most fantastic welcome to the Broadway Theatre community. I walked on stage to tremendous applause and a long standing ovation, wondering when I was ever going to be able to say my first line!
[ Able Applause Broadway Community Ever Fantastic First Going Line Long Most Ovation Received Say Stage Standing Theatre Tremendous Walked Welcome Wondering]
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- My playground was the theatre. I'd sit and watch my mother pretend for a living. As a young girl, that's pretty seductive.
[ Girl Living Mother Playground Pretend Pretty Seductive Sit Theatre Watch Young]
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- I did loads of student films and fringe theatre. I worked for free a lot.
[ Did Films Free Fringe Loads Lot Student Theatre Worked]
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- But I loved the theatre and I was just doing theatre 24/7 and kept dropping courses because I didn't have the time and the chancellor thought that wasn't a good idea after awhile.
[ After Awhile Because Chancellor Courses Doing Dropping Good Idea Just Kept Loved Theatre Thought Time]
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- There are a few directors around who I have some excitement about spending my $7 at the theatre watching their movies.
[ Around Directors Excitement Few Movies Some Spending Theatre Their Watching]
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- When you combine the men and women deployed from our military installations with activated reservists and members of the National Guard, Georgia is contributing more personnel to the theatre than any other State in our Union.
[ Activated Any Combine Contributing Deployed Georgia Guard Installations Members Men Military More National Other Our Personnel State Than Theatre Union Women]
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- Now I'm seen by more people in one episode than I was in 20 years of theatre and movies. It's gratifying to have an impact on 25 million people a night, but I can say goodbye to my lunch-pail life as a working actor. I'm scared I might be a celebrity.
[ Actor Celebrity Episode Goodbye Gratifying Impact Life Might Million More Movies Night Now Say Scared Seen Than Theatre Working Years]
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- Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
[ Am Cry Emotional Exercise Forgotten Go Hack Laugh Laughter Make Never Servant Theatre Them]
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- It was in New York, and I've always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we've done it. So it's great.
[ Always Did Done Dream Film Friend Great Had Later Making Mine New Teenage Ten Theatre Together Wanted Were Writer Years York Youth]
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- There's a tradition in British intellectual life of mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics, especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre.
[ Any Arts British Especially Force Gets Intellectual Involved Life Mocking Non-Political Politics Sphere Theatre Tradition Within]
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- I feel that film, as opposed to theatre, is about capturing that one, real moment.
[ Capturing Feel Film Moment Opposed Real Theatre]
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- The play is on top of me all the time, and I am constantly thinking about it. Even when I leave the theatre, I'll mumble the lines to myself or think about the way the character walks or holds himself.
[ Am Character Constantly Even Himself Holds Leave Lines Mumble Myself Play Theatre Think Thinking Time Top Walks Way]
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- I'm looking for one of two things and sometimes they dovetail: I'm looking to go into a theatre and see a certain kind of show. And if it's not there, I'd like to do it myself so it would be there.
[ Certain Go Into Kind Looking Myself See Show Sometimes Theatre Things Two Would]
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- I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
[ Achieved Acting Actors Company First Goal National Never Permanent Theatre Which]
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- I would have started the National Actors Theatre 30 years earlier.
[ Actors Earlier National Started Theatre Would Years]
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- Many of the Universities have very good Theatre Departments these days.
[ Days Departments Good Many Theatre These Universities Very]
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- The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre. That's what they were written for. That's where the enjoyment is. Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever.
[ Enjoyment Plays Real Seeing Should Studying Theatre Them These Thing Were Whatsoever Where Written]
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- Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because of the major increases in the Drive-In Theatre Outlets.
[ Because Bulk Competition Increases Into Major Most Outlets Popcorn Theatre]
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- It's communication - that's what theatre is all about.
[ Communication Theatre]
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- Theatre is immediate gratification.
[ Gratification Immediate Theatre]
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- You take a plug and put it in a socket, and that's what the theatre is-it lights up right away. You speak, and they respond immediately.
[ Away Immediately Lights Plug Put Respond Right Speak Take Theatre Up]
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- Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre.
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
Topic: Movies
- The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors.
[ Acting Actors Between Difference Great Reacting Reactors Screen Theatre Time]
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- I'm really keen to go back and do some theatre, but I can't afford to at the moment because we're getting married in September. And then I'm hoping to direct a film at the end of this year, and that means a year of your life without pay.
[ Afford Back Because Direct End Film Getting Go Hoping Keen Life Married Means Moment Pay Really September Some Theatre Then Without Year Your]
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- Our job is to make manifest the story, to be it. In a sense, the theatre is such a big star itself, bigger than any Shakespearean actor I could hire, that we should take the opportunity to fill it with voice and verse and movement, not interpretation.
[ Actor Any Big Bigger Could Fill Hire Interpretation Itself Job Make Manifest Movement Opportunity Our Sense Shakespearean Should Star Story Such Take Than Theatre Verse Voice]
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- I started off in a small theatre performance company and worked my way into commercials.
[ Commercials Company Into Off Performance Small Started Theatre Way Worked]
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- Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat.
[ Actors Responsible Sacred Space Theatre]
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- With a theatre audience there's always the additional sense of a sustained challenge of which I'm acutely aware and for which you need to have the tools ready - your voice, physicality, brain.
[ Acutely Additional Always Audience Aware Brain Challenge Need Physicality Ready Sense Sustained Theatre Tools Voice Which Your]
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- Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
[ Arts Collision Complicated Literature Movies Music Theatre Visual]
Topic: Movies
- Thirty years ago dinner theatre used to be much more of a going concern than it is now.
[ Ago Concern Dinner Going More Much Now Than Theatre Thirty Used Years]
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- I still think of myself as a stage actor. When I do film and television I try to implement what I was taught to do in theatre, to try to stretch into characters that are far from myself.
[ Actor Characters Far Film Implement Into Myself Stage Still Stretch Taught Television Theatre Think Try]
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- I've directed enough in the theatre and a couple of films to know that - to feel fairly secure that if I find a story that I really like I can probably get it done somewhat.
[ Couple Directed Done Enough Fairly Feel Films Find Get Know Probably Really Secure Somewhat Story Theatre]
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- I come from a TV background, so for me this more like doing a freeing theatre piece because we'd go into a room and do the scene, instead of doing it as a wide shot, medium shot, and close up with only the odd line of dialogue.
[ Background Because Close Come Dialogue Doing Freeing Go Instead Into Line Medium More Odd Only Piece Room Scene Shot Theatre Tv Up Wide]
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- There's something about doing theatre in London - it sinks a little bit deeper into your soul as an actor. It's something about the tradition of theatre, about performing on the West End stage.
[ Actor Bit Deeper Doing End Into Little London Performing Sinks Something Soul Stage Theatre Tradition West Your]
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- I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
[ Ephemeral Every Ghost Gone Performance Theatre Then Thing]
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- I directed before I was even in television; I directed in the theatre for seven years, so that was my trade anyway. But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director.
[ Any Anyway Before Being Considered Directed Director Even Given Hope Seven Television Theatre Trade Uk Up Years]
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- All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That's what makes theatre live. That's why it persists.
[ Author Best Bring Different Live Makes More Paper Performers Persists Put Role Something Than Theatre Their Why]
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- Pornography is a theatre of types, never of individuals.
[ Individuals Never Theatre Types]
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- I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.
[ Beyond Dialogue Drama Got Grew Perfection Start Television Theatre Theatrical Up Where Writing]
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- If these theatres didn't exist, the tradition of British theatre would cease to exist.
[ British Cease Exist Theatre Theatres These Tradition Would]
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- It's important to move the theatre into the 21st Century.
[ Century Important Into Move Theatre]
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- One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre.
[ Beliefs Certain Church Community Football Heart Institutions Local Pub Spirit Stand Team Theatre Which Within]
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- The first perk of theatre is the girls.
[ First Girls Perk Theatre]
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- We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
[ Actors Chess Cinema Classical Compare Latter Prefer Rapid Some Theatre Work]
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- Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it.
[ Better Ennoble Flee Make Person Should Theatre Unless]
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- On the last day of our five-day work week, we did two performances and we had an audience. It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end, and it was very pleasing.
[ Audience Beginning Day Did End Had Last Our Performances Pleasing Similar Theatre Two Very Week Went Work]
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- I worked in rep for six years, then I came to London and to the National Theatre. What's better than that?
[ Better Came London National Rep Six Than Theatre Then Worked Years]
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- I sometimes think that theatre is a torture.
[ Sometimes Theatre Think Torture]
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- For seven years I did very little theatre, and I have to make up some time.
[ Did Little Make Seven Some Theatre Time Up Very Years]
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- I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me.
[ Able Fact Films Living Love Lucky Make Man Realize Staggers Theatre Tv Very]
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- I get bored at the theatre a lot because I notice that there's not always a connection between the actors. They may be technically proficient, but they're not surprising each other. I'm thrilled by actors who make choices that are surprising.
[ Actors Always Because Between Bored Choices Connection Each Get Lot Make May Notice Other Proficient Surprising Technically Theatre Thrilled]
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- I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre. I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights.
[ Again Believe Characters Costume Else Few Great Hours Make Play Playwrights Pretending Putting Realized Respect Someone Theatre Traditional Wanted]
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- What draws me to the theatre, and what appealed to me about Too Much Light, is that you have no idea what's going to happen. That's the most exciting part of theatre, it's never the same. If it were, it would be like watching a movie.
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- What I love about theatre is that it disappears as it happens.
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- You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one.
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- I did a play called Throne of Straw when I was 11, at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. It became really clear to me at that point that I enjoyed acting more than any other experience I was having.
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- I do still like television very much, but the theatre does really have something special about it.
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- I'd like to do some more classical work if I do some more theatre.
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- But I think theatre in a repressive society is an immensely exciting event and theatre in a luxurious old, affluent old society like ours is an entertaining event.
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- In this country, you have movie actors and theatre actors and television actors.
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- My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I'll be manager. Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
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- I like simple things. I like to sneak in the theatre and watch movies. I'm a movie buff.
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- Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio.
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- Early British pop was helped tremendously by the writing of Bob Dylan who had proved you could write about political and quite controversial subjects. Certainly what we did followed on from what was happening with the angry young men in the theatre.
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- What I'm trying to do is find either existing properties or come up with properties or angles or stories which will create music drama. It's my obsession and most of all I would like to remain working in theatre. I think it's very much alive.
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- What theatre started to look at much earlier than any other form was the internal operations of ordinary people, sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.
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- This visible world is wonderfully to be delighted in, and highly to be esteemed, because it is the theatre of God's righteous Kingdom.
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- The theatre fulfills, whereas the cinema is empty.
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- All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because the medium is so utterly different. But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece Theatre has undoubtedly brought me.
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- I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress.
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- A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
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- I did a little theatre work after that and the following year I got another part in a television series. Then it was almost to the end of the year before I got more work. That was coming to terms with the reality of the vocation I had chosen.
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- When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic.
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- Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
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- In my freshman year in high school, I went to the only public high school in Boston with a theatre program.
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- At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
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- It was progressively more difficult to find work in the theatre, as well.
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- Nevertheless, in the theatre, and in the cinema, the contemporary reality of Poland has been represented only to a minuscule degree in the last 12 years.
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- On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre, because they wanted to get closer to the cinema, despite having studied and worked for the theatre.
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- Television theatre, as is implied in its name, should rely on adaptations of scripts written for the theatre.
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- The difficulty of writing a good theatre play set in new reality was even greater given that the level of similitude to life that is allowed in a film would not work on the stage.
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- Yeah, well I've always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre and that's really where my training is. As an actor, that's my training.
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- I never had any acting heroes. I never really went to the theatre.
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- It's a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it's inexorable.
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- I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this.
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- I knew nothing about film at all. I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things. In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three key interviews and that would be it.
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- I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and which we couldn't do in the theatre of course because no girl of 16 or 17 could sing 8 shows a week, couldn't sing two.
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- It must have been an extraordinary time. I guess the worrying thing about musical theatre to me, is if you look at the London season this year, mine is actually the only one to have come in.
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- Well the least favourite question is the one that one's asked particularly about in Japan is what's the difference between theatre and cinema and I think, well, that's about eighty bucks.
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- I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
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- At heart, this job is about continuing to make great theatre for the people of Sheffield - a city I've known and loved since childhood.
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- In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities.
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- Suddenly we saw that you could do plays about real life, and people had been doing them for some time, but they weren't always getting to the audiences. They were performed in little, tiny, theatres.
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- The newly decorated theatres produced things like car parks and restaurants, so you could have a good night out, quite cheaply without all that bother of having to go somewhere else.
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- There was no real fringe theatre in London until way after the war, so either a play was done secretly with a club licence or it was done openly and had to be assessed along with everything else.
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- In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school.
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- The theatre is supremely fitted to say: 'Behold! These things are.' Yet most dramatists employ it to say: 'This moral truth can be learned from beholding this action.'
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- Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting, I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer.
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- In fact, one was so booked out we went from March and were to go till November, but the pantomime was booked so they transferred the show to the Prince of Wales Theatre because it was so packed out, and it ran on from there.
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- But, you see, the theatre is not always art in America.
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- Every time I listened to Lux Radio Theatre, I wanted to vomit.
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