Quotes about Theater.

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The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done.
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I'm a kid that went to theater school. I thought I was going to be making my living doing plays regionally or in New York or on Broadway, and maybe if I got lucky I would do a movie here or there.
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I love big, bold, truthful theater - the tradition of Victorian theater.
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There's guys like me who aren't going to the theater, so distributors are leaving money on the table.
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The whole film genre is one of deceit. It is the suspension of disbelief. That's what all theater and all film is based on.
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In my theater, I'm not trying to change the world.
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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.
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I grew up doing sitcoms and theater and even playing with the Beach Boys, where you're programmed to perform, your body gets into a rhythm and you know it has to perform.
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The theater is a tough place. It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television.
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The beautiful thing about theater is every night is an opportunity to incorporate what you discovered the night before.
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I got started as an actress doing musical theater, and I always loved 'Grease' and 'West Side Story,' and all those kind of movies.
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Without a doubt, I'd love to do Broadway. I actually can't wait to get back to musical theater.
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Film directing has perfected my theater directing. I think when I first started directing, a lot of my stuff was very lateral; I was afraid to have the actors' backs turned away, afraid to put them too far upstage, and I think once I did more things with film, I got more interested in composition.
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I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
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As a kid, I had a background in theater.
Background, Had, Kid, Theater
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As I've gotten older and I've watched people in productions, I go to the theater when I go back to London and see friends in Broadway, I think maybe there might come a time here to get back up there and prove oneself. It's just an itch; it's a nagging itch to go back there.
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When I was a kid, it was Bette Davis. She was my idol. I used to cut school and sit in the back of the theater; of course, I would have snuck in because I couldn't afford a ticket.
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You have to take away some of tax breaks for the wealthy, and you have to cut back on some entitlements. Because, unless we do all of these things, it just doesn't work. And what's good theater and what's good politics isn't necessarily good economic policy.
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In the theater there is often a tension, almost a contradiction, between the way real people would think and behave, and a kind of imposed dramaticness.
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I've just taken the decision that I'm going to now go full time back into the theater.
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In New York, the theater is a destination point. In Los Angeles, no matter how provocative, how successful, how star-studded the theater event may be, it is, at best, a second-class citizen.
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That's one of my real goals is to keep theater in my life.
Goals, Keep, Life, My Life, Real, Theater
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You can't stay away from the theater too long.
Away, Long, Stay, Theater, Too, You
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In theater, you've got to be aware of your whole body because it involves stamina. It involves two-and-a-half hours and a sustained release of energy, maybe for six months.
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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.

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