Quotes by theatre

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  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
    American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker 1933-2019
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    When I was eight, I bought my first puppet. It was a monkey, and I paid five cents for it. I collected some scrap wood and built myself a puppet theatre. I made 32 cents with my first show, which I thought was pretty good, and that's when I knew I would be a puppeteer when I grew up.
  • Kenneth Tynan
    Kenneth Tynan
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    A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    Cricket is first and foremost a dramatic spectacle. It belongs with theatre, ballet, opera and the dance.
    Source: Beyond a Boundary
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
    British poet and playwright 1955-
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    Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries.
  • Bill Veeck
    Bill Veeck
    American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter 1914-
    Bill Veeck
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    Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
    Augustus William Hare
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    Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager, actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, boxkeepeer, doorkeeper, all in one, and audience into the bargain.
  • Brenda Blethyn
    Brenda Blethyn
    English actress 1946-
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    Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's because we were trained - until now - in theatre.
  • Sarah Bernhardt
    Sarah Bernhardt
    French stage actress
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    For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.
  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1909-1993
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz
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    I am a critic - as essential to the theatre as ants to a picnic.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
    Isadora Duncan
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    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.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Andrew Lloyd Webber
    English composer and impresario 1948-
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    I knew nothing about film at all. I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things. In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three key interviews and that would be it.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
    American actor 1972-
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    I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes. To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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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.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
    Vaclav Havel
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    I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
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