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I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.
What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I'll be manager. Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
I just am committed wholeheartedly to theatre with no intermission.
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That's what makes theatre live. That's why it persists.
Yeah, well I've always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre and that's really where my training is. As an actor, that's my training.
It was a different planet in 1967, the Broadway theatre. It had a little ashtray clamped to the back of every seat and the author got 10% of the gross.
I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.
When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.
I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
The theatre is the involuntary reflex of the ideas of the crowd.
My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics - they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled - even though it meant budgeting like crazy.
The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
For the theatre one needs long arms... an artiste with short arms can never make a fine gesture.
People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds.
I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills.
I'm thinking of doing more theatre. It makes me very happy.
Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
I like working in theatre now and I think that once you've done a certain amount of films most actors love working in the theatre because of the camaraderie.
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