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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. (Quote by - Carlisle Floyd)

I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly. (Quote by - Howard Barker)

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. (Quote by - Rene Auberjonois)

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. (Quote by - Shirley Knight)

Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema. (Quote by - James Broughton)

There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge. (Quote by - Charley Pride)

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. (Quote by - Gregory Harrison)

I attend surprisingly few shows. The type of theater that is popular today just doesn't appeal to me. (Quote by - Ethel Merman)

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. (Quote by - Francis Ford Coppola)

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. (Quote by - Paul Reiser)

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. (Quote by - Bob Balaban)

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. (Quote by - Neil Tennant)

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. (Quote by - Bob Balaban)

Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty. (Quote by - Lillian Hellman)

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. (Quote by - Agnes de Mille)

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. (Quote by - Leon Askin)

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? (Quote by - Alan Alda )

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. (Quote by - James Earl Jones)

Sondheim is the Shakespeare of the musical theater world. (Quote by - Mandy Patinkin)

There was no professional theater in Cork, but still I did a lot of performing. (Quote by - Fiona Shaw)

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. (Quote by - Sam Mendes)

I've been doing my big theater projects, which take years, and writing a song here and there. (Quote by - David Friedman)

People wear shorts to the Broadway theater. There should be a law against that. (Quote by - Stanley Tucci)

Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women. (Quote by - Carroll O'Connor)

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. (Quote by - Kim Cattrall)


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