Dumb.com Theater Quotes, Quotations and Theater Sayings
Search Dumb.com:

Dumb.com » » Quotes » » Theater Quotes
Bookmark and Share

  Theater Quotes

This section contains Theater Quotes




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. (Quote by - Eric Bogosian)

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. (Quote by - Wole Soyinka)

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. (Quote by - Quincy Jones)

If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps. (Quote by - James Thurber)

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. (Quote by - Jerry B. Jenkins)

The drama may be called that part of theatrical art which lends itself most readily to intellectual discussion: what is left is theater. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

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. (Quote by - Scott Wolf)

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. (Quote by - David Selby)

My playground was the theatre. I'd sit and watch my mother pretend for a living. As a young girl, that's pretty seductive. (Quote by - Gwyneth Paltrow)

The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

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. (Quote by - Harold Ramis)

I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment. And I didn't resist it. (Quote by - Vincente Minnelli )

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. (Quote by - John Madden)

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. (Quote by - Treat Williams)

I had studied theater for three years in London when someone suggested me for the role. (Quote by - Orlando Bloom)

Two packed houses. I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so it was an amazing experience. (Quote by - Blair Underwood)

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. (Quote by - Ryan Phillippe)

The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent. (Quote by - Robert Brustein)

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. (Quote by - Derek Jacobi)

My mother is an actress, and she used to drag me from theater to theater and reading to reading. (Quote by - Alicia Keys)

Now in my theater training I showed no aptitude at all. (Quote by - Jeremy Irons)

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. (Quote by - Steve Burns)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

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. (Quote by - Richard Foreman )

The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done. (Quote by - William Hurt)


Pages:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12