Quotations that match 'theater'.I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.
[ Best Experiences Had More Movies Powerful Than Theater Think]
My college degree was in theater. But the real reason, if I have any success in that milieu, so to speak, is because I spent a lot of years directing, I spent a lot of years behind the camera.
[ Any Because Behind Camera College Degree Directing Lot Milieu Real Reason Speak Spent Success Theater Years]
It's street theater. You have to make it entertaining so people don't get bored and walk away.
[ Away Bored Entertaining Get Make Street Theater Walk]
Thank God for the theater.
[ God Thank Theater]
I love working in the theater.
[ Love Theater Working]
I don't think there has been any increase in sophistication in the audience. When people are aware of a concept that's easy to understand, and there's an actor who will attract them to the theater and it's a movie that's funny three-quarters of the time, it will be successful.
[ Actor Any Attract Audience Aware Been Concept Easy Funny Increase Movie Sophistication Successful Theater Them Think Three-Quarters Time Understand Will]
The wonderful thing about Food for Thought is that it lets you keep your hand in theater and be in front of a live audience without a commitment of six months, or even three months.
[ Audience Commitment Even Food Front Hand Keep Lets Live Months Six Theater Thing Thought Three Without Wonderful Your]
I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too.
[ Choose Decided Films Going Had Important Independent Less Make Out Productions Reason Roles Theater Too Tried Type Wanted Where Work]
I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.
[ Adore Am Give Love Made Marriage More Once Painter Prove Soul Theater Think Two Will]
Television has some lovely aspects to it - and some ghastly aspects - but the theater itself was a wonderful invention.
[ Aspects Ghastly Invention Itself Lovely Some Television Theater Wonderful]
Theater is a verb before it is a noun, an act before it is a place.
[ Act Before Noun Place Theater Verb]
Well I'm not much of a singer. But it's been a really nice time to do film, television, theater and have it all happening at once. That wasn't planned but it just happens.
[ Been Film Happening Happens Just Much Nice Once Planned Really Singer Television Theater Time Well]
I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films. Movies
[ Films Married Mistress Theater]
In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine. Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part, but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it. Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience.
[ Concentrated Experience Feel Given Gravity Huge Machine More Movies Nature Part Quiet Small Some Still Theater Very Weight Whereas]
I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem.
[ Accurate Answer Formulation Great Most Much Myself Now Possible Problem Rather Statement Theater Thing Think]
The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we'll see that's to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.
[ Also Available Back Bring Broadway Come Else End Estate Everybody Finance Hope Next Real See Theaters Time Would Year]
At this point the theater America is in such a precarious place.
[ America Place Point Precarious Such Theater]
The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.
[ Accidental Because Endlessly Fascinating Life Much Theater]
With my background, I came out of the theater.
[ Background Came Out Theater]
During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
[ Action Air Base Brave During Fall Force Hospital Iraq Last Lives Medical Met Our Professionals Saved Skilled Soldiers Theater These Trip Visited Whose Witnessed]
I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
[ American British Films Getting Hopes La Move Rather Roles Small Than Theater]
Movies are getting more and more expensive to distribute. You need a lot of money to get people into theaters.
[ Distribute Expensive Get Getting Into Lot Money More Movies Need Theaters]
The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers.
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]
In theater, the wellspring of the character comes from the doing of it, like a trial by fire, but in front of an audience.
[ Audience Character Comes Doing Fire Front Theater Trial Wellspring]
The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.
[ Already Bringing Character Complete Conflict Create Either Enough Impersonal Know Life Masks New Only Passions Subtler Than Theater Those Virile]
I don't know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies.
[ Considered Immediate Know Maybe Movie Movies Neighbourhood Never Saw Surrounding Theaters Would]
When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.
[ Activities Because Began Discovered Interested Into Music School Settle Teenager Theater]
I'll eventually go back to theater because the feeling of being on stage where you have the audience right there, you can't replace that with anything.
[ Anything Audience Back Because Being Eventually Feeling Go Replace Right Stage Theater Where]
I would love to do more movies. I'd like to get into some theater, too, if I could, just to learn more. I want to do gritty performances that I'm proud of. It doesn't matter to me if four people see it or millions of people see it, as long as I perform in such a way that people go, 'Wow!'
[ Could Four Get Go Gritty Into Just Learn Long Love Matter Millions More Movies Perform Performances Proud See Some Such Theater Too Want Way Would Wow]
A theater is being given over to market forces, which means that a whole generation that should be able to do theater as well as see it is being completely deprived.
[ Able Being Completely Deprived Forces Generation Given Market Means Over See Should Theater Well Which Whole]
More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.
[ Anything Being Building Chair Christ Discussion Experienced Folding Going Hand Jesus Love Metal More Power Real Reality Seat Sit Than Theater Thing Transforming Want]
I've always just gone with the best role, and I don't care if it's in theater, film or television.
[ Always Best Care Film Gone Just Role Television Theater]
Well, first of all I'll say that I come alive best in theater.
[ Alive Best Come First Say Theater Well]
When I was doing theater, I was very successful at believing that I was great, God's gift to the theater.
[ Believing Doing Gift God Great Successful Theater Very]
People who are interested in the arts and theater are such a minority.
[ Arts Interested Minority Such Theater]
People whose understanding and taste in literature, painting, and music are beyond question are, for the most part, ignorant of what is good or bad art in the theater.
[ Art Bad Beyond Good Ignorant Literature Most Music Painting Part Question Taste Theater Understanding Whose]
I like doing theaters. I like being up close and personal with the fans. It's really cool.
[ Being Close Cool Doing Fans Personal Really Theaters Up]
I knew there was something special about the theater for me something beyond the regular reality, something that I could get into and transcend and become something other than myself.
[ Become Beyond Could Get Into Knew Myself Other Reality Regular Something Special Than Theater Transcend]
And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all humans are acting out their parts.
[ Acting Humans Out Owe Parts Shakespeare Theater Their Vision Wherein World]
I've just taken the decision that I'm going to now go full time back into the theater.
[ Back Decision Full Go Going Into Just Now Taken Theater Time]
What people really want in the theater is fantasy involvement and not reality involvement.
[ Fantasy Involvement Reality Really Theater Want]
Music, art, theater. I'm just a big fan of beauty.
[ Art Beauty Big Fan Just Music Theater]
You know, when we were kids, we had to go to a theater to see a movie. And then television came in and you had to wait until midnight to see the one you wanted to see. Now, all you've got to do is go to a store and buy it and you can watch it whenever you want!
[ Buy Came Go Got Had Kids Know Midnight Movie Now See Store Television Theater Then Until Wait Want Wanted Watch Were Whenever]
Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic.
[ Audience Doing Dynamic Filming Front Goes Interesting Just Later Live Millions Playing Several Something Such Theater Weeks]
The problem was to sustain at any cost the feeling you had in the theater that you were watching a real person, yes, but an intense condensation of his experience, not simply a realistic series of episodes.
[ Any Cost Episodes Experience Feeling Had His Intense Person Problem Real Realistic Series Simply Sustain Theater Watching Were Yes]
Everyone town of 100,000 in the United States should have a Classical Theater supported by the town, or the state of the county, or the Federal Government, as they have in every civilized country.
[ Civilized Classical Country County Every Everyone Federal Government Should State States Supported Theater Town United]
I started out to be a painter and was born into the theater.
[ Born Into Out Painter Started Theater]
I did a play I think my first six months on the show, called Bullpen. Then I got involved with Theater Forty and did this play called Plastic which is about two male models coming to a casting call.
[ Bullpen Call Called Casting Coming Did First Forty Got Involved Male Models Months Plastic Play Show Six Theater Then Think Two Which]
The Washington black community was able to succeed beyond his wildest dreams. I mean, we had our own newspapers, our own restaurants, our own theaters, our own small shops, our own clubs, our own Masonic lodges.
[ Able Beyond Black Clubs Community Dreams Had His Lodges Masonic Mean Newspapers Our Own Restaurants Shops Small Succeed Theaters Washington Wildest]
The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive.
[ Addictive Adrenaline Anything Film Live Performance See Theater Unlike Why]
The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.
[ Continual Doing More Needs Nothing Reminders Than Theater Those Well Work Worth]
In a sense I feel very much a part of the cinema now in a way where when I come back to the theater now I feel like a visitor. The cinema is really what I enjoy. I want to do more independent movies.
[ Back Cinema Come Enjoy Feel Independent More Movies Much Now Part Really Sense Theater Very Visitor Want Way Where]
Journalism as theater is what TV news is.
[ Journalism News Theater Tv]
The theater is a tough place. It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television.
[ Cushioned Film Place Television Theater Tough Way]
As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask people to pay to see what I do on the screen, I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
[ Am Ask Customers Go Into Kind Know Long Man Object Pay Pictures Screen See Should Theaters Want]
If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
[ Come Cows Direct Go Home Talk Theater Till]
No, I knew when I was doing theater in New York that this was what I was supposed to be doing.
[ Doing Knew New Supposed Theater York]
Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on.
[ Before Build Did Ever Film Goodness Had Rely Roles Say Technique Thank Theater Well Years]
I was preparing myself for the theater, and... I got a little job here and a job there, but it wasn't going well, and I considered some time before the mid-60s that maybe I should consider something else.
[ Before Consider Considered Else Going Got Here Job Little Maybe Myself Preparing Should Some Something Theater Time Well]
Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end.
[ Bombarded Came Date December Dream End Harbour Japanese Opening Pearl Prompt Put Theater Unfortunately Washington]
I've had three novels published, and I was working a little bit in theater in Ireland. I wrote one film script just to see what it would turn out like.
[ Bit Film Had Ireland Just Little Novels Out Published Script See Theater Three Turn Working Would Wrote]
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.
[ Blotted Camera House Looking Marks Out Quotation Recognized Screen Tend Theater Were While]
I jump at any chance to go back into theater.
[ Any Back Chance Go Into Jump Theater]
It was very natural for me to want to disappear into dark theater, I am really very shy. That is something that people never seem to fully grasp because, when you are an actor, you are meant to be an exhibitionist.
[ Actor Am Because Dark Disappear Exhibitionist Fully Grasp Into Meant Natural Never Really Seem Shy Something Theater Very Want]
An acting assistant stage manager in a theater in Canterbury, a rep theater. A small wage but just enough to get by on, and I made props and I walked on, and I changed scenery, and I realized that I just loved it.
[ Acting Assistant Canterbury Changed Enough Get Just Loved Made Manager Props Realized Rep Scenery Small Stage Theater Wage Walked]
People wear shorts to the Broadway theater. There should be a law against that.
[ Against Broadway Law Shorts Should Theater Wear]
What I don't have in theater is editing.
[ Editing Theater]
The Lord Chamberlin was censoring scripts when I first came into the theater.
[ Came Censoring First Into Lord Scripts Theater]
The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth; like canasta, it does away with the brother of talk after dinner.
[ After Art Away Branch Brother Cared Dinner Does Much Only Talk Theater Wealth]
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through.
[ Actors Against Casting Get More Movie Particularly Pigeonholed Quickly Skill Talent Theater Their Them Through Trusting Type Used Very Will]
Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry.
[ Abstract Far Film Poetry Superior Theater]
I grew up in Washington, D.C. But also loving the theater.
[ Also Grew Loving Theater Up Washington]
The drama may be called that part of theatrical art which lends itself most readily to intellectual discussion: what is left is theater.
[ Art Called Discussion Drama Intellectual Itself Left Lends May Most Part Readily Theater Theatrical Which]
The theater is the thing I love doing most.
[ Doing Love Most Theater Thing]
Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.
[ Actors Art Back Broadway Changed Comedies Consummate Days Early Expanded Form More Musical Necessary Norm Now Performer Referred Shows Singer Theater Then Tremendously Were]
My mother is an actress, and she used to drag me from theater to theater and reading to reading.
[ Actress Drag Mother Reading She Theater Used]
I attend surprisingly few shows. The type of theater that is popular today just doesn't appeal to me.
[ Appeal Attend Few Just Popular Shows Surprisingly Theater Today Type]
In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical cord from the writer and talk in their own voices.
[ Characters Cord Cut Own Talk Theater Their Umbilical Voices Writer]
Any show that's bringing in a young audience is doing a good thing, because that's the only way that theater will continue to grow. All the other audience members are going to be dead soon!
[ Any Audience Because Bringing Continue Dead Doing Going Good Grow Members Only Other Show Soon Theater Thing Way Will Young]
Anybody that goes to the theater, I think we're all misfits, so we ended up on stage or in the audience.
[ Anybody Audience Ended Goes Misfits Stage Theater Think Up]
The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done.
[ Done Over Perfection Second Theater]
I'm obviously very keen on the theater and I think it's inevitable that some of the orchestral and chamber pieces have got dramatic elements which might even suggest an unspecified dramatic plot of some kind or other, even though it's not in my mind at the time.
[ Chamber Dramatic Elements Even Got Inevitable Keen Kind Might Mind Obviously Orchestral Other Pieces Plot Some Suggest Theater Think Though Time Very Which]
I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.
[ Ballet Danced Grew Theater Up]
I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person.
[ Been Continue Doing Drama Funny Happy Here Hurt Just Keep Little Movies Person Straight Television Theater Very]
I'm constantly watching people. Watching their strengths and weaknesses. I find myself going into theater less and less, let alone horror. I gave that up when I was seven or eight years old.
[ Alone Constantly Eight Find Gave Going Horror Into Less Myself Old Seven Strengths Theater Their Up Watching Weaknesses Years]
I like time off because I also have a life outside of theater.
[ Also Because Life Off Outside Theater Time]
At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don't grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn't work, everyone will know.
[ Agents Any Early Every Everyone Friends Going Gossips Grant Hollywood Ill Know Night Previews Slack Something Spread Theater Will Wishing Word-Of-Mouth Work Your]
As soon as I read that, it clicked: that's my theater of war. It was exciting to think that I could write about World War Two from a totally new place.
[ Clicked Could Exciting New Place Read Soon Theater Think Totally Two War World Write]
I read and watch movies. I can't go to the movie theater much anymore, though, because I get recognized. It's worse sometimes if I wear a costume and try not to get recognized. I watch most of my films on airplanes.
[ Airplanes Anymore Because Costume Films Get Go Most Movie Movies Much Read Recognized Sometimes Theater Though Try Watch Wear Worse]
I came out of repertory theater, where I worked 50 weeks a year, and I loved working with the people.
[ Came Loved Out Repertory Theater Weeks Where Worked Working Year]
Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college.
[ Acting Advocate Agents Also Always College Depending Drama Field Great Interest Introduced Plays Recommend Representation School Seen Studying Theater Way Working Your]
The atmosphere of the theater is my oxygen.
[ Atmosphere Oxygen Theater]
Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave.
[ Enough Got Know Leave Politics Theater Things Those Where Wise]
I had never done any theater in high school, which actually worked to my benefit. I didn't develop any bad habits.
[ Actually Any Bad Benefit Develop Done Habits Had High Never School Theater Which Worked]
You go to a theater now and you literally see parents watching the movie and they suddenly cover their kid's ears. I figured I'd make one movie where they didn't have to do this.
[ Cover Ears Figured Go Kid Literally Make Movie Now Parents See Suddenly Theater Their Watching Where]
When I was in New York after I left the Army, I studied for two years at the American Theater Wing, studied acting, which involved dance and fencing and speech classes and history of theater, all that.
[ Acting After American Army Classes Dance Fencing History Involved Left New Speech Studied Theater Two Which Wing Years York]
I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language.
[ Cinema Language More Silence Theater Think]
I love theater.
[ Love Theater]
The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like.
[ Character Compete Each Few Forms Her His Idea Impossible Looks Mind Own Place Reader Suggestions Theater]
I think anybody who has been in the theater, prefers it. Television is a... factory. You turn out things on a revolving assembly line. You don't have time to perfect anything in television.
[ Anybody Anything Assembly Been Factory Line Out Perfect Prefers Revolving Television Theater Things Think Time Turn]
I moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
[ Because Dead Decided Films La Mainly Moved New Television Theater Totally York]
When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. My advisor happened to be from the theater department, and he encouraged me to take some classes there, which I did.
[ Advisor Classes College Department Did Encouraged Entered Going Happened Some Sure Take Theater Which]
When you go to the theater, if you're really involved in the play, you don't think about it - you're in it.
[ Go Involved Play Really Theater Think]
Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian, too. He had many faces; he wore many hats. But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors.
[ Actors Could Disciplinarian Faces Had Hats Larry Loved Many Sir Strict Theater Too Ultimately Very Wore]
And I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read.
[ Ended Journalism Love Major Ohio Read Started State Theater Up]
Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater.
[ Actors Beyond Certain Film Get Level Reach Theater Unless Work]
A theater person should know what holds an audience and what does not.
[ Audience Does Holds Know Person Should Theater]
Because I wanted to have a place that I could create everything that I that I never had as a child. So, you see rides. You see animals. There's a movie theater.
[ Animals Because Child Could Create Everything Had Movie Never Place Rides See Theater Wanted]
As I told you, from the time I was fifteen, I thought the theater was too much involved with actors trying to make the audience love them, being over emotional.
[ Actors Audience Being Emotional Fifteen Involved Love Make Much Over Theater Them Thought Time Told Too Trying]
I directed a piece of theater in Italy. We took nine fables from the town and we created a play.
[ Created Directed Fables Italy Nine Piece Play Theater Took Town]
The theater is magical and addictive.
[ Addictive Magical Theater]
Field of Dreams is the only movie - and I saw it in the theater - on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere, and there were like 12 people in the theater. I was just so devastated; I couldn't get out of my seat. And I sat and watched it a second time.
[ Afternoon Devastated Dreams Field Get Just Location Movie Only Out Sat Saw Seat Second Somewhere Theater Time Watched Were]
I love making people laugh. It's an addiction and it's probably dysfunctional, but I am addicted to it and there's no greater pleasure for me than sitting in a theater and feeling a lot of people losing control of themselves.
[ Addicted Addiction Am Control Dysfunctional Feeling Greater Laugh Losing Lot Love Making Pleasure Probably Sitting Than Theater Themselves]
The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth.
[ Domestic Hearth Real Sex Theater War]
And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
[ Above Cinema Craziest Feet Film Floating Ground Happened History Idea Know Left Peaks Saw Six Theater Twin]
After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded.
[ After Annoyed Cheering Colored Dreaded Hadn Houses Noise Now Something Theaters Whistling White Working Years Young]
The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
[ Academy Anyway Awards Best Black Ceremony Chris Designed Filmed Had Heard Interviews Irony Men Movies Never Nominated Picture Rock Supplied Without Women]
When I was thinking about The Lion King, I said, we have to do what theater does best. What theater does best is to be abstract and not to do literal reality.
[ Abstract Best Does King Lion Literal Reality Said Theater Thinking]
There's a kind of dynamic quality about theater and that dynamic quality expresses itself in relation to, first of all, the environment in which it's being staged; then the audience, the nature of the audience, the quality of the audience.
[ Audience Being Dynamic Environment Expresses First Itself Kind Nature Quality Relation Staged Theater Then Which]
What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending.
[ American Ending Happy Public Theater Tragedy Wants]
I need to go someplace faraway that doesn't have telephones and doesn't have a record player and doesn't have movie theaters and people walking down the street in order to not do anything.
[ Anything Down Faraway Go Movie Need Order Player Record Someplace Street Telephones Theaters Walking]
I did a lot of theater in the South side of Chicago.
[ Chicago Did Lot Side South Theater]
Cary Grant was wonderful to work with on stage. He would move downstage, so that as he looked at me the audience had to look at me, too. He knew a lot about the theater and how to move around. He was very secure.
[ Around Audience Cary Grant Had How Knew Look Looked Lot Move Secure Stage Theater Too Very Wonderful Work Would]
There was no professional theater in Cork, but still I did a lot of performing.
[ Cork Did Lot Performing Professional Still Theater]
I first got involved in theater in 1968, at the height of a social tumult. I was a poet.
[ First Got Height Involved Poet Social Theater Tumult]
Well, I go to the theater today, and its curtain - there is no curtain in this play; the lights go down and go up - and we start. And I live this character for two hours. There are only two of us in the play. And It's a complete experience.
[ Character Complete Curtain Down Experience Go Hours Lights Live Only Play Start Theater Today Two Up Us Well]
Live television drama was like live theater, because you moved without thinking about the camera. It followed you around. In film you have to be more aware of what the camera is doing.
[ Around Aware Because Camera Doing Drama Film Followed Live More Moved Television Theater Thinking Without]
Theater and poetry were what helped people stay alive and want to go on living.
[ Alive Go Helped Living Poetry Stay Theater Want Were]
Before we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun.
[ Before Books Both Each Enjoying Fun Had Having Husband Kids Lives Lot Love Other Our Really Theater Travel Traveling Were Working]
In the theater, it's about taking time in a musical segment, a pause in a musical way and then moving on.
[ Moving Musical Pause Segment Taking Theater Then Time Way]
I did theater at Carnegie, and in Pittsburgh and New York.
[ Carnegie Did New Pittsburgh Theater York]
Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one's own.
[ Begins Charity Ends Opening Own Play Theater Those Week Within]
The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
[ Acting Between Difference Film Fundamental Theater]
I write for an audience that likes what I like, reads what I read, thinks about the things I think about. In many ways, this puts me in opposition to the people who go to the theater generally.
[ Audience Generally Go Likes Many Opposition Puts Read Reads Theater Things Think Thinks Ways Write]
I had an interest, for as long as I could remember, in theater.
[ Could Had Interest Long Remember Theater]
I go a lot to see young people downtown in little theaters. It's great. If you start somebody's career, it's so exciting.
[ Career Downtown Exciting Go Great Little Lot See Somebody Start Theaters Young]
Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
[ Art Being End Esoteric Films Form Group Movies Only Out Put Singular Small Theaters Up Where Will]
I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there.
[ Actor Director Doing Edit Film Medium More Out Something Stage Theater Thing Think Wonderful]
When I doing dinner theater in high school, I was talking to a woman who had been in the business for a while and I said I want to act, that's all I want to do with my life and she said if you're serious then you need to hone every discipline you can.
[ Act Been Business Dinner Discipline Doing Every Had High Hone Life Need Said School Serious She Talking Theater Then Want While Woman]
Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.
[ Always Flattery Got Into Particularly Sheer Theater Women Works]
I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
[ Acting Because Care Films Get Long Love Out Radio Television Theater Whether Working]
I've always loved film more than theater.
[ Always Film Loved More Than Theater]
Theater actors like to change character roles. They don't like to always do the same thing.
[ Actors Always Change Character Roles Same Theater Thing]
I firmly believe lyrics have to breathe and give the audience's ear a chance to understand what's going on. Particularly in the theater, where you have costume, story, acting, orchestra.
[ Acting Audience Believe Breathe Chance Costume Ear Firmly Give Going Lyrics Orchestra Particularly Story Theater Understand Where]
Most of my career up until the last couple of years has basically been a training ground for me. Actors that came up in the '50s and '60s, they had the theater, and television was in its infancy.
[ Actors Basically Been Came Career Couple Ground Had Infancy Last Most Television Theater Training Until Up Years]
I had one of the best days of my life. I spent the afternoon with my two kids and my ex-wife at Serendipity. Then I came to the theater, and you know, I think I did the play the best I've ever done it.
[ Afternoon Best Came Days Did Done Ever Ex-Wife Had Kids Know Life Play Serendipity Spent Theater Then Think Two]
I've been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations.
[ Acting Been Film Living Locations Out Suitcases Theater Tours Years]
We knew all along we were making a good show, so its success was not a surprise to me. What has surprised me is the magnitude of this show's success. More people see me now in one episode than saw me in 20 years of movies and theater!
[ Along Episode Good Knew Magnitude Making More Movies Now Saw See Show Success Surprise Surprised Than Theater Were Years]
I had been a kid that moved so much, I didn't have a lot of friends. Theater really represented camaraderie.
[ Been Camaraderie Friends Had Kid Lot Moved Much Really Represented Theater]
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]
The mainstream is generally garbage. Look at the heavily subsidized theaters.
[ Garbage Generally Heavily Look Mainstream Subsidized Theaters]
I'm preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that's coming up in New York City.
[ Airport City Coming Multimedia Music New Piece Preparing Theater Up York]
The shows at the Hilton are the most exciting shows I've ever done. The stage is huge, but the theater is intimate, so we can have a magnificent production and still connect with the audience.
[ Audience Connect Done Ever Exciting Hilton Huge Intimate Magnificent Most Production Shows Stage Still Theater]
Toward the end of school I started watching movies. Got a job in a movie theater in Brookline, Massachusetts.
[ End Got Job Massachusetts Movie Movies School Started Theater Toward Watching]
I started a theater called Steppenwolf. We've been very supportive of the veterans there.
[ Been Called Started Steppenwolf Supportive Theater Very Veterans]
I believe that the story is the most important element of any medium whether it's theater, film, TV.
[ Any Believe Element Film Important Medium Most Story Theater Tv Whether]
I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place.
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
A lot of the shows that really become hit shows are often demonstrated, like Mystery Science Theater.
[ Become Demonstrated Hit Lot Mystery Often Really Science Shows Theater]
I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog.
[ Across Art Believe Concern Gets Help Here Making Morality Philosophical Point Psychological Showing Socially Speaking Statements Theater Trying Underdog]
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
[ Ancient Architecture Beasts Built Fight Greatest Masterpieces Romans Their Wild]
Also watching a movie on DVD is different than watching it in the theater.
[ Also Different Dvd Movie Than Theater Watching]
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance.
[ Actor Believe Director End Enjoyable Fast Great Live Medium Movies Performance Rewarding Theater Think Truly]
There's such a thing as theater discipline. One player doesn't appropriate another's inventions.
[ Another Appropriate Discipline Inventions Player Such Theater Thing]
I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see - you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location.
[ Amazing Go Idea Location Magical Mean Movie Movies See Something Special Theater Very Went Whole]
I come from a traditional theater background.
[ Background Come Theater Traditional]
Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience.
[ Art Audience Available Conventional Due Electronic Involve Media Performance Practical Small Smell Sounds Taste Theater Usually]
I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be.
[ Bizarre Boring Enormously Films Love Process Theater Truly Whole]
You have to transmit to them what it's like being in the theater. And it has to come from somewhere inside you and not by being like what somebody did last year.
[ Being Come Did Inside Last Somebody Somewhere Theater Them Transmit Year]
And it was out in the theaters in two weeks. This is not, 'We're going to develop twenty-five and maybe one's going to get made,' so the first three things I wrote got up on the screen and, good, bad or indifferent, I got to see them on their feet.
[ Bad Develop Feet First Get Going Good Got Indifferent Made Maybe Out Screen See Theaters Their Them Things Three Twenty-Five Two Up Weeks Wrote]
I don't think about going back to the theater.
[ Back Going Theater Think]
Our only competition in the theater is boredom, because if I'm bored with a play, if I'm revolted by a play on stage, with the Broadway prices, especially today, I'm going to walk out and not come back and pay that price again.
[ Again Back Because Bored Boredom Broadway Come Competition Especially Going Only Our Out Pay Play Price Prices Revolted Stage Theater Today Walk]
I used to say when I was working in the theater that if I ever had five seasons of a hit TV show I'd never have to worry about money and wouldn't have to do anything I didn't want to do.
[ Anything Ever Five Had Hit Money Never Say Seasons Show Theater Tv Used Want Working Worry]
I see only defects because I'm not following the scene as it were. I'm not following the other person. It's like the best thing to clarify this is the theater.
[ Because Best Clarify Defects Following Only Other Person Scene See Theater Thing Were]
I'm from the theater. I never wanted to be a star.
[ Never Star Theater Wanted]
Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects?
[ Allows Arise Cinema Combination Concepts Concrete Follow Forms Ideas Language Methodology New Now Objects Painting Rather Should Than Theater Two Which Wholly Why]
It's exciting to do something like this because usually what happens in theater is that, after the first or second reading of a play, it falls apart completely and the rehearsal process is such that you begin to pick up the pieces and put it back together again.
[ After Again Apart Back Because Begin Completely Exciting Falls First Happens Pick Pieces Play Process Put Reading Rehearsal Second Something Such Theater Together Up Usually]
Well, really the way worked was that I had probably built fifty robots before Mystery Science Theater, and I had sold them in a store in Minneapolis in a store called Props, which was kind of a high end gift shop.
[ Before Built Called End Fifty Gift Had High Kind Minneapolis Mystery Probably Props Really Robots Science Shop Sold Store Theater Them Way Well Which Worked]
I've never had any feeling of disconnection between the classical theater, or the contemporary theater, or musical theater, or the thing that we call opera.
[ Any Between Call Classical Contemporary Feeling Had Musical Never Opera Theater Thing]
I want to do theater and I am looking forward to doing more Television and Movies. I also want to direct some plays in theater workshops for people with disabilities.
[ Also Am Direct Disabilities Doing Forward Looking More Movies Plays Some Television Theater Want Workshops]
Theater is not to make a living, so I don't have the money pressure.
[ Living Make Money Pressure Theater]
I wouldn't say anything I ever did in film would be something I'd use the word proud about. I've done better work in the theater.
[ Anything Better Did Done Ever Film Proud Say Something Theater Use Word Work Would]
This is an age of specialization, and in such an age the repertory theater is an anachronism, a ludicrous anachronism.
[ Age Ludicrous Repertory Specialization Such Theater]
God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity.
[ Ballet Beautiful Comes Communicate Each Expressing God Humanity Orchestra Other Our Painting Play Symphony Theater Us Way Whether Wonderful]
I joined Tommy Dorsey at the Paramount Theater in New York as a singer. I replaced Frank Sinatra.
[ Dorsey Frank Joined New Paramount Replaced Sinatra Singer Theater Tommy York]
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.
[ Afraid Agonizing Always America Because Forgotten Pining Quite Right Theater Will]
The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent.
[ Audience Even Function Itself Please Primary Serve Talent Theater]
You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us.
[ Around Because Better Demand Failure Film Good More Must Peers Television Theater Things Us Why Your]
With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly. In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit, because getting women into the theaters was difficult.
[ Because Bit Company Did Difficult Early End Film Firmly Getting Hurt Into Label Men Probably Stuck Theaters Women]
I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture.
[ Believe City Culture Even Great Inward Outward Probable Sign Small Theater Village Visible]
I love doing this day, and George was exactly as he's always been, very calm and very gentle, and if I'm in the final cut in the summer theater, I'll be thrilled. If I'm not, well that's the way things go.
[ Always Been Calm Cut Day Doing Exactly Final Gentle George Go Love Summer Theater Things Thrilled Very Way Well]
Socrates didn't care to visit the theater, as a rule, except when the plays of Euripides (which some think, he himself had helped to compose), were performed.
[ Care Compose Except Had Helped Himself Performed Plays Rule Socrates Some Theater Think Visit Were Which]
If an American audience is given a serious musical theater piece that is well produced, dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted, they'll respond to it.
[ Acted American Audience Dramatically Given Gripping Musical Piece Produced Respond Serious Theater Well Wonderfully]
I'm theater trained.
[ Theater Trained]
They were totally supportive, always saw everything I did. One of the thrills of my life was when they went to the theater to see something that I wasn't in. It opened doors for them that otherwise would have been totally closed.
[ Always Been Closed Did Doors Everything Life Opened Otherwise Saw See Something Supportive Theater Them Thrills Totally Went Were Would]
My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.
[ Did Famous Goal Going Good New Required Rich Studying Theater Working York]
My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn't changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise.
[ Acting Always Been Came Changed Film Got Hasn Into Love Priority Really Surprise Theater Up Way Work]
I want to give the audience a hint of a scene. No more than that. Give them too much and they won't contribute anything themselves. Give them just a suggestion and you get them working with you. That's what gives the theater meaning: when it becomes a social act.
[ Act Anything Audience Becomes Contribute Get Give Gives Hint Just Meaning More Much Scene Social Suggestion Than Theater Them Themselves Too Want Won Working]
Now I'm back home, living in London, running my theater. I just want to enjoy all that.
[ Back Enjoy Home Just Living London Now Running Theater Want]
I wanted to be a theater actress, but I thought it would be easier to get to New York and the theater if I had a name than if I just walked the streets as a little girl from California.
[ Actress California Easier Get Girl Had Just Little Name New Streets Than Theater Thought Walked Wanted Would York]
I happened to happened to land in a time, in the middle '60s, that without knowing it, and without being told by the history of theater - which we now see from a historical point of view was an explosive time.
[ Being Explosive Happened Historical History Knowing Land Middle Now Point See Theater Time Told View Which Without]
All of the generations go to what is chic for them, and theater seems to be an older generation's art form.
[ Art Chic Form Generation Generations Go Older Seems Theater Them]
I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
[ Bag Believes Big Movie Only Popcorn Screen See Someone Theater Way]
Will the theater disappear? No. Is it healthy? Also no.
[ Also Disappear Healthy Theater Will]
Theater dates very quickly.
[ Dates Quickly Theater Very]
New York is not conductive to theater. New York does not encourage its young. It does not encourage experimentation.
[ Does Encourage Experimentation New Theater York Young]
I am married to the theater, and the films are only my mistress.
[ Am Films Married Mistress Only Theater]
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence. Power
[ Make Open Powerless Theater Violence]
Two packed houses. I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so it was an amazing experience.
[ Amazing Every Experience Guess Houses Night Packed Sat Theater Two]
Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment.
[ Also Clear Energy Entertainment Europe Except Films Here Institution Looked Maybe Moral More Only Poetic Power Still Theater Why Younger]
Actually, I didn't like Dartmouth very much, but the whole theater scene I really liked.
[ Actually Liked Much Really Scene Theater Very Whole]
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
[ America Art Bands Etc Football Good Impotent Jazz Kindness Make Museums New Rouge Theaters Things Veneer]
Because of the power of television, I was visible to everybody all over the world. But there are many things in the theater that are more fulfilling and that I look forward to doing more. But really, I love it all: theater, film, television.
[ Because Doing Everybody Film Forward Fulfilling Look Love Many More Over Power Really Television Theater Things Visible World]
In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated, while film and television are more toned down.
[ Animated Big Down Film More Musical Television Theater Toned Very While]
I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid, but I started doing theater in high school because it was a requirement. At first, I was completely irritated. But I ended up loving it.
[ Because Completely Doctor Doing Ended First High Irritated Kid Loving Requirement School Started Theater Up Wanted]
After that, I started going downtown and doing a lot of theater shows in Chicago. When you go downtown there, it's like you're in New York, it's like going to Broadway.
[ After Broadway Chicago Doing Downtown Go Going Lot New Shows Started Theater York]
Mystery Science Theater is really a postmodern show, it's really derived of many influences.
[ Derived Influences Many Mystery Postmodern Really Science Show Theater]
We do a lot of shows for young people who have probably never been to the theater before and they are learning about the Holocaust, which unhappily, many of them do not know about.
[ Been Before Holocaust Know Learning Lot Many Never Probably Shows Theater Them Unhappily Which Young]
Look at the darkest hit musicals - Cabaret, West Side Story, Carousel - they are exuberant experiences. They send you out of the theater filled with music.
[ Cabaret Carousel Darkest Experiences Exuberant Filled Hit Look Music Musicals Out Send Side Story Theater West]
Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job.
[ Disgust Done Entire Felt Got Hadn Job Left Middle Performance Row Theater Though Unless Up]
I was always talking in weird voices from the time I was two. I guess I just found a way to keep doing it! I did get a degree in theater and took some voice-over classes... but most of it is just the same stuff I was doing as a kid!
[ Always Classes Degree Did Doing Found Get Guess Just Keep Kid Most Same Some Stuff Talking Theater Time Took Two Voices Way Weird]
To me, theater is the mecca; if you really love to act, that's where it's the most fun, by a long shot.
[ Act Fun Long Love Mecca Most Really Shot Theater Where]
The oldest form of theater is the dinner table. It's got five or six people, new show every night, same players. Good ensemble; the people have worked together a lot.
[ Dinner Ensemble Every Five Form Good Got Lot New Night Oldest Players Same Show Six Table Theater Together Worked]
My father is an actor, so he brought me into his agency when I was young. It wasn't something I wanted to do until high school, when I started taking theater and really liked it. Then an agent found me and wanted me to come out to Los Angeles and give it a shot. I gave myself six months, but it only took me like a week to get a job.
[ Actor Agency Agent Angeles Brought Come Father Found Gave Get Give High His Into Job Liked Los Months Myself Only Out Really School Shot Six Something Started Taking Theater Then Took Until Wanted Week Young]
I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London.
[ Apartment Belong British Countries Director Had Hall Hollywood House London Married Moved Paris Peter Seemed Theater Three]
I happen to love working in cinema, but the theater is always there... you know, and I would never shut the door on it. Even though it's been quite a bit of time since I've done a play, last one was in New York.
[ Always Been Bit Cinema Done Door Even Happen Know Last Love Never New Play Quite Shut Since Theater Though Time Working Would York]
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
[ Cinema Sharpened Theater Verse Work]
When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
[ Big Cast Characters Dancing Girls Glen Group Had Miller Orchestra Owned Production Singing Takers Theater Ticket Ushers Well]
My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night.
[ Dad Every Had Movie Night Theater]
I take the theater seriously in that I loathe it, I'm bored by it.
[ Bored Loathe Seriously Take Theater]
I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic.
[ Act Company Constantly Different Direct Eclectic Keep Know Lot Movies New Plays Run Theater Things Try Work York]
I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies.
[ Brother Comedies Early Exposure Father Had Interested Literature Musical Older Sometimes Theater Very Work Would]
We used to play in a theater club in London called The King's Head. When the theater let nut, around 10:00 P.M., we'd be ready to go and really get it on for about an hour or so.
[ Around Called Club Get Go Head Hour King London Nut Play Ready Really Theater Used]
I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by.
[ Actor Bare Going Had Just Middle Pretend Prop Stage Theater Traffic Trained]
If ever I feel I might be able to tackle it, I'd love to try holding a spear or something in the theater, or opening a door, or anything, just to try it, you know, because it must be some marvelous magic thing.
[ Able Anything Because Door Ever Feel Holding Just Know Love Magic Marvelous Might Must Opening Some Something Spear Tackle Theater Thing Try]
Music is very influential to my writing, as are theater and film.
[ Film Influential Music Theater Very Writing]
Now in my theater training I showed no aptitude at all.
[ Aptitude Now Showed Theater Training]
Doing that, then doing a lot of theater, which I love. Doing guest stars, did two independent films that are going around to all these festivals. Both of them are going to be at the Lake Tahoe Film Festival.
[ Around Both Did Doing Festival Festivals Film Films Going Guest Independent Lake Lot Love Stars Theater Them Then These Two Which]
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
[ Best Convictions Duty Entering Great Life Loyalty More Simple Than Theater Their Those Upon Urged]
One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I'll never give it up, is that it's fifty percent the audience's responsibility.
[ Audience Fifty Give Love Never Percent Reasons Responsibility Theater Things Up]
It was considered that you were stepping down by doing television. I almost turned Cybill down because I so wanted to remain a theater actress.
[ Actress Almost Because Considered Doing Down Remain Stepping Television Theater Turned Wanted Were]
To do theater you need to block off a hunk of time.
[ Block Hunk Need Off Theater Time]
Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system.
[ Atmosphere Audience Every Front Get Go Live Out Seeing Something System Theater Time Unfold Your]
I think any actor would agree that you can't replace theater. It's immediate. You have the energy of the crowd and every single night it's different.
[ Actor Agree Any Crowd Different Energy Every Immediate Night Replace Single Theater Think Would]
Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater.
[ Characters Extreme Form Shakespeare Theater]
I wasn't hanging around the movie theaters in New York where I grew up, a Manhattan brat.
[ Around Brat Grew Hanging Manhattan Movie New Theaters Up Where York]
So I've done my fair share of theater. I have also been very fortunate in that I've been able to come to New York two or three times a year just to see as many shows as possible. I think the live theater culture here is incredible.
[ Able Also Been Come Culture Done Fair Fortunate Here Incredible Just Live Many New Possible See Share Shows Theater Think Three Times Two Very Year York]
We were tremendously encouraged by the testing of Analyze That. Audiences loved it. They were telling us that they liked it as much as the original. We recorded the laughs in the theater.
[ Analyze Audiences Encouraged Laughs Liked Loved Much Original Recorded Telling Testing Theater Tremendously Us Were]
I'm always struck by the kids who turn up in New York and LA, and places in between. Chicago. Wanting to do theater, wanting to do independent film. Wanting to break into television or radio.
[ Always Between Break Chicago Film Independent Into Kids La New Places Radio Struck Television Theater Turn Up Wanting York]
In some European theaters, it's still not uncommon to have a late start and three LONG intermissions, because people actually eat and drink and converse during the intermissions.
[ Actually Because Converse Drink During Eat European Late Long Some Start Still Theaters Three Uncommon]
In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education.
[ Actor Also Beautiful Difficult Education Knowledge Living Make Mexico Open Pathway Theater Underground Very]
I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?
[ Actor Been Before Being During Just Leading Nominated Now Part Show Supporting Theater Twice Until Wait Win]
I liked the theater. I liked the people. I liked the time that we worked.
[ Liked Theater Time Worked]
I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater. Movies
[ Day Doctor Every High Left Obsessed Opened Romance Saw School Theater Until]
As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it.
[ Back Filmmakers Goes Mind More Opposed Person Show Sit Theater Watch Where Which]
In '75, the year both A Chorus Line and Chicago hit Broadway, my head spun around and I became the ultimate theater queen for life.
[ Around Became Both Broadway Chicago Chorus Head Hit Life Line Queen Spun Theater Ultimate Year]
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
[ Babies Carried Crying Once Out Promises Should Theater]
What I'd really like to do is do a film or two a year and then do theater in New York the rest of the year.
[ Film New Really Rest Theater Then Two Year York]
In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
[ Angels God Life Man Only Reserved Theater]
I had done a lot of plays, particularly at my own theater in LA, and it was the first time in my theatrical life where I didn't feel that my role was also to keep everybody else working hard.
[ Also Done Else Everybody Feel First Had Hard Keep La Life Lot Own Particularly Plays Role Theater Theatrical Time Where Working]
That's one of the great things about DVD: In addition to reaching people who didn't catch the movie in theaters, you get to have this interaction of sorts.
[ Addition Catch Dvd Get Great Interaction Movie Reaching Sorts Theaters Things]
Every person on the streets of New York is a type. The city is one big theater where everyone is on display.
[ Big City Display Every Everyone New Person Streets Theater Type Where York]
You come in off the street, through the doors of the theater. You sit down. The lights go down and the curtain goes up. And you're in another world.
[ Another Come Curtain Doors Down Go Goes Lights Off Sit Street Theater Through Up World]
I'm from Chicago, my family started a chain of movie theaters in Chicago that were around for 70 years and then one of them became the head of Paramount and the other was the head of production at MGM and we all came out of Chicago.
[ Around Became Came Chain Chicago Family Head Mgm Movie Other Out Paramount Production Started Theaters Them Then Were Years]
Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends.
[ Better Day Depends Filming Great Just Sometimes Strikes Theater]
TV is like theater. You can't enjoy it without a program.
[ Enjoy Program Theater Tv Without]
A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.
[ Ballplayer First His Looks Regards Spring Stage Struck Theater Training Trip Woman Young]
The talent that I was blessed with was really for the theater.
[ Blessed Really Talent Theater]
I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
[ Actor Good Pretty Supposed Theater]
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in a theater.
[ Child Dance Drama Everything Loved Movies Theater Vaudeville Went]
I'm very resistant to most forms of theater.
[ Forms Most Resistant Theater Very]
I met the Colonel when Elvis was recording some song I'd written for one of his movies. Elvis was just having fun with the gang and all the Memphis boys and Colonel Parker was sitting over here in like a theater seat.
[ Boys Colonel Elvis Fun Gang Having Here His Just Memphis Met Movies Over Parker Recording Seat Sitting Some Song Theater Written]
I remember, especially like when I was in high school, going to see like Dawn of the Dead and it was like mayhem in the theater and you could barely even watch the movie. It was so fun.
[ Barely Could Dawn Dead Especially Even Fun Going High Mayhem Movie Remember School See Theater Watch]
Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience.
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
Live theater to me is much more free than the movies or television.
[ Free Live More Movies Much Television Than Theater]
Do theater. Because you'll develop a craft that you'll always have. It'll give you a chance to really learn how to act and you won't go into the world with a few measly tricks that will only carry you so far.
[ Act Always Because Carry Chance Craft Develop Far Few Give Go How Into Learn Only Really Theater Tricks Will Won World]
Theaters are great. They're designed to sound good, not for basketball.
[ Basketball Designed Good Great Sound Theaters]
I've worked for 27 years nonstop in theater and films. That's a lot of work.
[ Films Lot Nonstop Theater Work Worked Years]
We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater.
[ Back Could Great Into Music Musical Pop Put See Theater Thought Would]
When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible thing to do is go back to the theater.
[ Back End Go Most Sensible Sitcom Successful Theater Thing]
In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film.
[ Building Control Evening Film Go Performance Point Progresses Relinquish Theater Your]
If you really want to help the American theater, don't be an actress, dahling. Be an audience.
[ Actress American Audience Help Really Theater Want]
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
[ Ailment Coughing Criticism Respiratory Theater]
I'd also like to do a play. I've never done theater, and constantly changing and refining a performance is something I'd like to do, even though it may sound like work to some people - and it probably is work.
[ Also Changing Constantly Done Even May Never Performance Play Probably Refining Some Something Sound Theater Though Work]
We went to see all the shows. American musical theater and jazz were very big.
[ American Big Jazz Musical See Shows Theater Very Went Were]
I had all the normal interests - I played basketball and I headed the school paper. But I also developed very early a great love for music and literature and the theater.
[ Also Basketball Developed Early Great Had Headed Interests Literature Love Music Normal Paper Played School Theater Very]
All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
[ Art Between Difference Good Mere Performance Philosophical Pieces Some Theater Validity]
We all need to go to good theater; that is what I believe will save it.
[ Believe Go Good Need Save Theater Will]
They would have been very let down if they had to leave the theater and he had missed. He would feel badly. Everyone would feel badly. But he never let them down.
[ Badly Been Down Everyone Feel Had Leave Missed Never Theater Them Very Would]
I think every actor should go back and do theater periodically.
[ Actor Back Every Go Periodically Should Theater Think]
Also, if you're in a TV show that does turn out to be very successful, you then can do whatever you want to do in theater for a very long time.
[ Also Does Long Out Show Successful Theater Then Time Turn Tv Very Want Whatever]
I'm doing 5000 seat theaters and audiences are going nuts, it's fantastic and it makes me very happy. I'm dirty, but not like this; I just do comedy that I find funny. I'm working on a new tv show for cable and it's not set up yet.
[ Audiences Cable Comedy Dirty Doing Fantastic Find Funny Going Happy Just Makes New Nuts Seat Set Show Theaters Tv Up Very Working Yet]
The trick is to have my own particular taste and feel for the theater to audiences who have been used to one particular style and taste for nearly 40 years.
[ Audiences Been Feel Nearly Own Particular Style Taste Theater Trick Used Years]
My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater. I'm some kind of accident.
[ Accident Anything Certainly Kind Parents Some Theater]
I had a brief theater background and loved the backstage world there's more backstage work in television, so I saw a job advertised and applied, and got it. That was back in 1977, when getting jobs was easy.
[ Advertised Applied Back Background Backstage Brief Easy Getting Got Had Job Jobs Loved More Saw Television Theater Work World]
In the middle 1940s... I heard everyone live. Painting, the theater; everything was happening. It was an exciting time when New York was the place to be.
[ Everyone Everything Exciting Happening Heard Live Middle New Painting Place Theater Time York]
Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.
[ Before Course Hope Improve Life Maybe Reflection Theater]
Corporate Hollywood thinks I'm a geek to go back and do theater. They don't understand why I don't want to be a movie star, why I'm not pursuing Mel Gibson's roles.
[ Back Corporate Geek Gibson Go Hollywood Mel Movie Pursuing Roles Star Theater Thinks Understand Want Why]
You weren't going to the theater to change the world, but you had a chance to affect the world, the thinking and the feelings of the world.
[ Affect Chance Change Feelings Going Had Theater Thinking Weren World]
I have done a lot of theater.
[ Done Lot Theater]
Look, it's a mainstream animated movie, and how often are those considered thought provoking? It's meant to be a great time at the theater, but it's also designed to work on more than one level.
[ Also Animated Considered Designed Great How Level Look Mainstream Meant More Movie Often Provoking Than Theater Those Thought Time Work]
I'm not photographing the model in the classic sense; the model is playing a part in my photographs. It's more like theater. I always work with models I know, and I let them participate in deciding how to act their part.
[ Act Always Classic Deciding How Know Model Models More Part Participate Photographing Photographs Playing Sense Theater Their Them Work]
When I was about seven, I started touring the globe as part of New York's La MaMa theater company - without my parents!
[ Company Globe La Mama New Parents Part Seven Started Theater Touring Without York]
In a theater, the part is mine and I can control it as I want to. In the movies, I don't have direct contact, and I am fighting technical machinery.
[ Am Contact Control Direct Fighting Machinery Mine Movies Part Technical Theater Want]
I'll be going to the granddaddy of the Los Angeles theaters.
[ Angeles Going Los Theaters]
I like to do theater and hopefully be effective. Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation, can't do it. They don't have the chops.
[ Actors Chops Contemporary Effective Generation Hopefully Least Most Theater]
I've been doing my big theater projects, which take years, and writing a song here and there.
[ Been Big Doing Here Projects Song Take Theater Which Writing Years]
God help us if we ever take the theater out of the auction business or anything else. It would be an awfully boring world.
[ Anything Auction Awfully Boring Business Else Ever God Help Out Take Theater Us World Would]
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
[ Any Baseball Before Best Business Doing Field Get Give Know Life Love Man Old Out Short Theater Too Very Whether Your]
I'm doing a play, a musical. The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept. It's my first LA theater project.
[ Concept Doing First Follows La Musical Play Project Theater]
The show can go on without me, and probably will, but I want to come back to act in Chicago. My wife and I just bought a condo downtown, and I want to do theater.
[ Act Back Bought Chicago Come Condo Downtown Go Just Probably Show Theater Want Wife Will Without]
As much as we love playing the small clubs, we'd really like to get ourselves in front of a larger audience. I'm not talking about arenas or anything, but nice theaters and larger clubs.
[ Anything Arenas Audience Clubs Front Get Larger Love Much Nice Ourselves Playing Really Small Talking Theaters]
The only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
[ Bag Big Movie Only Popcorn Screen See Theater Way]
When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside, and it is the poet's task to turn it into an audience.
[ Audience Gates Inside Into Mob Open Poet Pours Task Theater Turn]
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]
We can guess that the unacceptable conduct of the soldiers at Abu Ghraib resulted in part from the dangerous state of affairs on the ground in a theater of war.
[ Abu Affairs Conduct Dangerous Ghraib Ground Guess Part Resulted Soldiers State Theater Unacceptable War]
Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty.
[ Any Costs Dramatic Failure Feel Form Guilty More Much Other Than Theater Uglier Writing]
Ultimately, it has been a struggle- but I was in Minneapolis and Austin a couple of weeks ago, sitting in theaters with complete strangers watching this weird movie that Kirk and I thought up and I was excited to be making film.
[ Ago Austin Been Complete Couple Excited Film Kirk Making Minneapolis Movie Sitting Strangers Theaters Thought Ultimately Up Watching Weeks Weird]
Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way.
[ Dangerously Exciting Hit New Open Repetition Theater Way]
We were at the Schubert Theater for two years. And we were the first act.
[ Act First Schubert Theater Two Were Years]
It's nice because working in England I'm know for working in television and theater when you get a chance to come out, it is quite fun to be out from behind the mask. You need to let people know who you are.
[ Because Behind Chance Come England Fun Get Know Mask Need Nice Out Quite Television Theater Working]
I was probably never going to get to do the kind of things dramatically that I really wanted to do, so I returned to theater from time to time, and to write, and produce. It's by no means sour grapes.
[ Dramatically Get Going Grapes Kind Means Never Probably Produce Really Returned Sour Theater Things Time Wanted Write]
We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
[ Actor Audience Before Film Front Got Into Live Television Theater]
I didn't think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising.
[ Advertising Artistic Career Could Doing God Help Make Money Only Realistic Somewhat Still Theater Thing Think Thought Very]
There's something about the theater which makes my fingertips tingle.
[ Fingertips Makes Something Theater Tingle Which]
I don't like sitting around in my dressing room very much. It feels a lot like theater.
[ Around Dressing Feels Lot Much Room Sitting Theater Very]
Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.
[ Ago Because Cool Delivered Finally Glass Horrors Movie Stained Theater Thirty Thought Were Wooden Years]
I wore goofy hats to school and did musical theater. Most people thought I was a dork. But if you have a sense of humor about it, no one can bring you down.
[ Bring Did Dork Down Goofy Hats Humor Most Musical School Sense Theater Thought Wore]
The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue.
[ Each Ensure Film Going Make Only Open Put Sell Smith Spots Sure Theaters Top Venue Way Will]
My sense of responsibility to the audience is to screen things that they would never see in a local theater.
[ Audience Local Never Responsibility Screen See Sense Theater Things Would]
I had such extraordinary breaks from the moment I entered the theater.
[ Breaks Entered Extraordinary Had Moment Such Theater]
I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater.
[ Absolutely Career Cry Em Laugh Make Theater Want Where]
Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that.
[ Almost Art Audiences Aware Completely Disappeared House Means Put Realistic See Shift Simple Theaters Vanishing Want Way]
We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience.
[ Anonymously Audience Critics Dark Done Four Greatest Joy Likes Make Millions Movies Paid Paying See Sit Somebody Theater Them Upon Watch]
NC-17 means that you get it in like 3 theaters. They won't run the spots on MTV, won't run the advertising. It's the kiss of death so there was really no other choice.
[ Advertising Choice Death Get Kiss Means Mtv Other Really Run Spots Theaters Won]
When I was 13 years old, a professional theater company in my town needed a kid actor. I auditioned, and I got the part, so for just a few weeks I became a member of the company and I met some professional actors.
[ Actor Actors Auditioned Became Company Few Got Just Kid Member Met Needed Old Part Professional Some Theater Town Weeks Years]
My favorite venues are the 2,000 seat theaters, like the Warfield. If there was a Warfield in every city, I would play it. That's all I would do. I love venues like that.
[ City Every Favorite Love Play Seat Theaters Venues Would]
Don't forget the prices are so high in theater; it isn't really where a young person can go on a date and buy two tickets and take someone out anymore.
[ Anymore Buy Date Forget Go High Out Person Prices Really Someone Take Theater Tickets Two Where Young]
At the School of Visual Arts in New York, you can get your degree in Net art, which is really a fantastic way of thinking of theater in new ways.
[ Art Arts Degree Fantastic Get Net New Really School Theater Thinking Visual Way Ways Which York Your]
We should have done more damage to the Iraqi forces before they withdrew from the Kuwaiti theater.
[ Before Damage Done Forces Iraqi More Should Theater Withdrew]
I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater.
[ Am Ballet Board Both Directors Honored Proud Texas Theater]
I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I'd love to do theater.
[ Films Lies Live London Love Made Secrets Since Six Still Theater]
I don't want the kind of theater that I love and grew up seeing to die out.
[ Die Grew Kind Love Out Seeing Theater Up Want]
I've always wanted to do theater in Chicago. Chicago is a big theater town-and, in some ways, I think this city is savvier and smarter than New York. Sometimes, I think it's a little too chic to go to theater in New York these days.
[ Always Big Chic Chicago City Days Go Little New Smarter Some Sometimes Than Theater These Think Too Wanted Ways York]
Sondheim is the Shakespeare of the musical theater world.
[ Musical Shakespeare Sondheim Theater World]
And I'm in favor of that because I have a gay son, who's a very successful theater designer.
[ Because Designer Favor Gay Son Successful Theater Very]
Theater to me is acting but it's more real on film.
[ Acting Film More Real Theater]
I'll see you at the theater tonight. I'll hold your seat til you get there. After that you're on your own.
[ After Get Hold Own Seat See Theater Til Tonight Your]
In the commercial theater, I've been pretty fortunate. The producers that I've worked with have allowed me to define the artistic integrity, the artistic limits of the work.
[ Allowed Artistic Been Commercial Define Fortunate Integrity Limits Pretty Producers Theater Work Worked]
I came to America to become an architect. And somewhere along the line while I was still in school, I was lured into theater, and that's how I became interested in theater. My first play was something called "A Banquet for the Moon." It was a weird play.
[ Along America Architect Banquet Became Become Called Came First How Interested Into Line Lured Moon Play School Something Somewhere Still Theater Weird While]
And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business.
[ Actors Always Been Business Closest End Fascinated Friends Lot Other Technical Theater]
I began thinking I would do musical theater because in high school that was really the only sort of curriculum they had as far as getting onstage and doing anything that anybody would see. So that's what I did.
[ Anybody Anything Because Began Curriculum Did Doing Far Getting Had High Musical Only Onstage Really School See Sort Theater Thinking Would]
These days, you can do a TV series for five years and all of a sudden be on top of the business. Features don't even run in theaters very long anymore before going right to television.
[ Anymore Before Business Days Even Features Five Going Long Right Run Series Sudden Television Theaters These Top Tv Very Years]
It's really hard to say how long the show will last and will continue. I hope it lasts for a very long time. As long as kids watch it, anyway. But beyond this, sure, I would love to be doing film. I'd love to be doing more theater and perhaps even writing.
[ Anyway Beyond Continue Doing Even Film Hard Hope How Kids Last Lasts Long Love More Perhaps Really Say Show Sure Theater Time Very Watch Will Would Writing]
The theater is where I belonged; I simply wanted to be an actress my whole life.
[ Actress Belonged Life Simply Theater Wanted Where Whole]
I might be doing a lot more theater, which is kind of what I love, but there's simply no time for.
[ Doing Kind Lot Love Might More Simply Theater Time Which]
I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
I'm hoping that word-of-mouth on the film - people seeing it and liking it - that that will drive more people to the theaters, because I haven't seen the billboards or the posters or anything.
[ Anything Because Billboards Drive Film Haven Hoping Liking More Posters Seeing Seen Theaters Will Word-Of-Mouth]
I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young. Every band that came through town, to the theater, or the dance hall. I was at every dance, every night club, listened to every band that came through, because in those days we didn't have MTV, we didn't have television.
[ Band Because Came Club Dance Days Every Hall Inspired Listened Lot Mtv Night Television Theater Those Through Town Young]
I'm trying to bring a new generation into the musical theater and to create a new audience.
[ Audience Bring Create Generation Into Musical New Theater Trying]
I'm the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
[ Absurd Appalling Died End Lifetime Line May New Seem Serious Theater York]
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.
[ Concert Disappointment Hall Kids Now Power Sound Speakers Surround Theater Them Used]
Movie theaters still exist in spite of all of the alternatives that are available, video and video-on-demand and DVD and streaming video and all of these things.
[ Alternatives Available Dvd Exist Movie Spite Still Streaming Theaters These Things Video]
But theater, because of its nature, both text, images, multimedia effects, has a wider base of communication with an audience. That's why I call it the most social of the various art forms.
[ Art Audience Base Because Both Call Communication Effects Forms Images Most Multimedia Nature Social Text Theater Various Why Wider]
I started acting when I was 10, doing musical theater. I was a brunette at that time. I was always cast in all the exotic parts.
[ Acting Always Brunette Cast Doing Exotic Musical Parts Started Theater Time]
There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge.
[ Charge Entertainer Gives Intimacy Opry Special Theater]
Tim Robbins had real confidence in college. He literally stole actors from the theater department at UCLA to be in his plays. The department heads got so mad at him.
[ Actors College Confidence Department Got Had Heads Him His Literally Mad Plays Real Robbins Stole Theater Tim Ucla]
There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.
[ Actors Among Anybody Down Film God Look Order Pecking Reality Shows Strange Thank Theater Tv]
The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater. That's the only principle meaning of any award.
[ Any Award Bring Important Meaning Movie Only Order Principle Theater]
I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films.
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
I was a ballet dancer and that kind of bled into musical theater. I was constantly in rehearsal for one thing or another.
[ Another Ballet Bled Constantly Dancer Into Kind Musical Rehearsal Theater Thing]
With acting, it was really more of a general kind of experience of really just loving being in the theater.
[ Acting Being Experience General Just Kind Loving More Really Theater]
In theater, you have a rehearsal period and you know just who to be.
[ Just Know Period Rehearsal Theater]
I'm set to have my best year ever: I'm hiring some acts and there will be a show in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. I'm going to use my theater to its fullest potential.
[ Acts Afternoon Best Evening Ever Fullest Going Hiring Morning Potential Set Show Some Theater Use Will Year]
As soon as white folks say a play's good, the theater is jammed with blacks and whites.
[ Blacks Folks Good Jammed Play Say Soon Theater White Whites]
So, through all that early professional career I would occasionally do a musical, a pantomime or a play with songs. The next stop would be a Shakespeare, or an Ibsen, or a play by a brand new writer who had never done anything in the theater before.
[ Anything Before Brand Career Done Early Had Ibsen Musical Never New Next Occasionally Pantomime Play Professional Shakespeare Songs Stop Theater Through Would Writer]
If I wasn't in the theater, I would be a hermit.
[ Hermit Theater Would]
Getting work in theater has always been sort of cyclical.
[ Always Been Cyclical Getting Sort Theater Work]
Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor.
[ Acting Actor Background Because Could Knew Living Make Radio Theater]
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
[ Cinema Forget Make Should Sitting Theater]
I got tackled once in a movie theater. I was with my mom and brother, and then suddenly I got hit from behind and sort of sprawled out on the candy counter.
[ Behind Brother Candy Counter Got Hit Mom Movie Once Out Sort Suddenly Tackled Theater Then]
I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I built a stage for theatricals in the attic.
[ Attic Built Eight Had Lantern Magic Stage Theater Theatricals Toy]
The thing that I had saved up for myself and wanted most to bring off was a fully fledged professional production of Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Theater in Stratford.
[ Bring Fully Had Hamlet Most Myself Off Production Professional Royal Saved Shakespeare Stratford Theater Thing Up Wanted]
Every week it's another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. And I love that it's like theater, too, and the audience, and it's so short. It's only 20 minutes. It's like a haiku or something.
[ Another Audience Better Every Figure How Love Make Minutes Only Opportunity Out Really Short Something Theater Too Week Work]
Whoever becomes the head of the National Theater finds himself in a position like that of Nelson's Column - pigeons dump on you because you're there.
[ Because Becomes Column Dump Finds Head Himself National Nelson Pigeons Position Theater Whoever]
At one time musical theater, particularly in the '40s and '50s, was a big source of pop songs. That's how musical theater started, really - it was just a way of linking several pop songs for the stage.
[ Big How Just Linking Musical Particularly Pop Really Several Songs Source Stage Started Theater Time Way]
I'm an actor, coming from New York theater.
[ Actor Coming New Theater York]
I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it's a good job that will continue.
[ Am Being Comes Continue Doing Fact Good Guess Happiness Happy Job Little Money More New Now Out Success Television Theater Will York]
I try to make films that move people when they are in the theater and make them think only after they leave.
[ After Films Leave Make Move Only Theater Them Think Try]
I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today.
[ Down Exists Fallen Had Judy Lady Met She Somehow Steps Still Theater Today Vanguard Village Wanted Which Young]
Actors didn't use to be celebrities. A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels.
[ Actors Ago Brothels Celebrities Hundred Next Put Theaters Use Years]
Theater in Chicago will always be my first love. It started careers for me and about 50 of my friends. We all love coming back. As soon as the TV show is over, I'll be back in Chicago, doing live theater.
[ Always Back Careers Chicago Coming Doing First Friends Live Love Over Show Soon Started Theater Tv Will]
Miramax can buy a small independent movie that isn't very good, but because it has great relationships with different theaters, it can get into a big theater.
[ Because Big Buy Different Get Good Great Independent Into Miramax Movie Relationships Small Theater Theaters Very]
Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater - you do the math!
[ Look Math Musical Single Theater Work]
I have so much respect for people in the theater. You can't do 10 or 15 takes. It's all live. It's like life in motion.
[ Life Live Motion Much Respect Takes Theater]
Corporations are social organizations, the theater in which men and women realize or fail to realize purposeful and productive lives.
[ Corporations Fail Lives Men Organizations Productive Purposeful Realize Social Theater Which Women]
I used to stand outside the theater knowing the truant officer was looking for me. I would stand there 'til someone came along and then ask them to buy my ticket.
[ Along Ask Buy Came Knowing Looking Officer Outside Someone Stand Theater Them Then Ticket Til Used Would]
Today's restaurant is theater on a grand scale.
[ Grand Restaurant Scale Theater Today]
The last thing in the world I should have done was go into the theater because was inordinately shy as a young man. I couldn't open my mouth. At a party, I was the one stuck up against the wall. I was embarrassed about talking. I felt that I couldn't talk well.
[ Against Because Done Embarrassed Felt Go Inordinately Into Last Man Mouth Open Party Should Shy Stuck Talk Talking Theater Thing Up Wall Well World Young]
I really would rather have gone to New York, since all my training had been in theater, but I didn't have the guts to go there alone. I knew only one person in New York, and that was a man. What I needed was a woman. That's the way Southern girls thought.
[ Alone Been Girls Go Gone Guts Had Knew Man Needed New Only Person Rather Really Since Southern Theater Thought Training Way Woman Would York]
I really miss the rehearsal process of theater.
[ Miss Process Really Rehearsal Theater]
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part.
[ Am Film Into Love More Naturalism Part Really Roles School Sink Style Teeth Than Theater Use]
Do some work in the theater if you can. It is the best training you can get.
[ Best Get Some Theater Training Work]
I was trained as a neurologist, and then I went into the theater, and if you're brought up to think of yourself as a biological scientist of some sort, pretty well everything else seems frivolous by comparison.
[ Biological Brought Comparison Else Everything Frivolous Into Neurologist Pretty Scientist Seems Some Sort Theater Then Think Trained Up Well Went Yourself]
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
[ Achieve Aim Black Bringing Into Marketing More Our Sophisticated Take Theater Very Will]
I spent 10 years in New York doing theater.
[ Doing New Spent Theater Years York]
I had studied theater for three years in London when someone suggested me for the role.
[ Had London Role Someone Studied Suggested Theater Three Years]
I've been doing musical theater since I was a kid. And look for a CD from me in the future. I want to write all the songs!
[ Been Cd Doing Future Kid Look Musical Since Songs Theater Want Write]
Film and television is just a different technique in terms of how to approach the camera but basically the job is the same; but what you learn as a craft in theater, you can then learn to translate that into any mediums.
[ Any Approach Basically Camera Craft Different Film How Into Job Just Learn Mediums Same Technique Television Terms Theater Then Translate]
Ever since I got on Days I've been doing theater.
[ Been Days Doing Ever Got Since Theater]
I would love to be in musical theater and be on Broadway. If someone were to offer me a position to do something like that, I wouldnt pass it down. Im a huge fan of musicals and I really want to do that.
[ Broadway Down Fan Huge Im Love Musical Musicals Offer Pass Position Really Someone Something Theater Want Were Would]
Oh, I was completely hooked on movies and plays and theater from the time I was a day old - I was very, very early on in love with movies and I loved plays.
[ Completely Day Early Hooked Love Loved Movies Oh Old Plays Theater Time Very]
I had no training in the theater. I did not study it but just did it.
[ Did Had Just Study Theater Training]
Writing for the theater, you find yourself living a nocturnal life.
[ Find Life Living Nocturnal Theater Writing Yourself]
It's not enough for me to cover theater, I have to throw myself around every other art form, and do so thoroughly and relentlessly.
[ Around Art Cover Enough Every Form Myself Other Relentlessly Theater Thoroughly Throw]
I believe in things that move people, if the audience isn't deeply caught up and moved to either laughter or tears then I don't think it is theater.
[ Audience Believe Caught Deeply Either Laughter Move Moved Tears Theater Then Things Think Up]
Boxing has become America's tragic theater. Sports
[ America Become Boxing Theater Tragic]
Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out. That desperate competition is, I think, horrendous. It's awful.
[ Awful Clock Competition Desperate Friday Goes Horrendous Know Movie Night Now Out Theaters Think Thousand Three Two]
I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'
[ Age Already Because Community Decided Got Had Jewish Knew Motivated Movies Plays Really Reinforced Say She Talent Teacher Theater Then Told Went]
I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment. And I didn't resist it.
[ Entertainment Everything Given Had Into Propelled Resist Theater Up]
The old studios that mass-produced dreams are gone with the wind, just like the old downtown theaters that were the temples of the dreams.
[ Downtown Dreams Gone Just Old Studios Temples Theaters Were Wind]
When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy.
[ Acting Characters Comedy Desire Doing Ended First Got Grand Great Had Lot Musical Opera Play Sidetracked Started Theater Tragic Up]
I thought that my movie career was finished. I was quite happy to dedicate myself 100% to the theater. Surprisingly enough, I've never gotten so many work offers. It's so exciting, this feeling of a new beginning after 40.
[ After Beginning Career Dedicate Enough Exciting Feeling Finished Gotten Happy Many Movie Myself Never New Offers Quite Surprisingly Theater Thought Work]
I want to make movies that people talk about when they leave the theater, that aren't clear-cut, but effective and fulfilling in some sense.
[ Clear-Cut Effective Fulfilling Leave Make Movies Sense Some Talk Theater Want]
I started out doing theater and a soap in New York and that's... sort of what I got stuck in. I was blessed enough to have long runs, and it's sort of hard sometimes then to get out.
[ Blessed Doing Enough Get Got Hard Long New Out Runs Soap Sometimes Sort Started Stuck Theater Then York]
I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
[ Acting After Angeles Fell Graduation Los Love Moved Pursue Theater]
I made theater very important in the beginning of my career.
[ Beginning Career Important Made Theater Very]
So long as there is one pretty girl left on the stage, the professional undertakers may hold up their burial of the theater.
[ Burial Girl Hold Left Long May Pretty Professional Stage Theater Their Undertakers Up]
Like Afghanistan before it, Iraq is only one theater in a regional war. We were attacked by a network of terrorist organizations supported by several countries, of whom the most important were Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.
[ Afghanistan Arabia Attacked Before Countries Important Iran Iraq Most Network Only Organizations Regional Saudi Several Supported Syria Terrorist Theater War Were Whom]
The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the '30s, was designed to attract children to movie theaters.
[ Attract Children Club Designed Established Mickey Mouse Movie Original Theaters]
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]