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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. (Quote by - James Randi)

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. (Quote by - Treat Williams)

In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated, while film and television are more toned down. (Quote by - Kevin Richardson)

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. (Quote by - Brad Bird)

Now I'm back home, living in London, running my theater. I just want to enjoy all that. (Quote by - Sam Mendes)

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. (Quote by - Rob Zombie)

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. (Quote by - John Lithgow)

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. (Quote by - Julie Taymor)

The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything -- gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness -- rediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations. To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre. (Quote by - Antonin Artaud)

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. (Quote by - Lee Child)

I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies. (Quote by - William H. Macy)

Corporations are social organizations, the theater in which men and women realize or fail to realize purposeful and productive lives. (Quote by - Lester Bangs)

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. (Quote by - Jeremy Bulloch)

The theatre, for all its artifices, depicts life in a sense more truly than history, because the medium has a kindred movement to that of real life, though an artificial setting and form. (Quote by - George Santayana)

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. (Quote by - Mako)

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. (Quote by - Orson Welles)

I had learned to have a perfect nausea for the theatre: the continual repetition of the same words and the same gestures, night after night, and the caprices, the way of looking at life, and the entire rigmarole disgusted me. (Quote by - Isadora Duncan)

I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater. (Quote by - Jim Carrey)

The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater. That's the only principle meaning of any award. (Quote by - Javier Bardem)

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. (Quote by - Kim Weston)

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. (Quote by - Maximilian Schell)

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. (Quote by - Fay Wray)

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. (Quote by - Michael Jackson)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Miller)

To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed, the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greeks, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest their dinner. (Quote by - Eleanor Duse)


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