Theater—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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131 Page Quotation Collection on Theater
This 131 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Theater. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Theater, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
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When you step from the wings onto the stage you go from total blackness to a blinding hot glare. After a moment you adjust, but there is that moment like being inside lightning.
Oh, those wonder-filled evenings when acting enables me for a short moment to have more life.
Every now and then, when you’re on stage, you hear the best sound a player can hear. It’s a sound you can’t get in movies or in television. It is the sound of a wonderful, deep silence that means you’ve hit them where they live.
Good actors are good because of the things they can tell us without talking. When they are talking, they are the servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor.
All theories of what a good play is, or how a good play should be written, are futile. A good play is a play which when acted upon the boards makes an audience interested and pleased. A play that fails in this is a bad play.
Flint must be an extremely wealthy town; I see that each of you bought two or three seats.
--Victor Borge, playing to a half-filled house in Flint, Michigan
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