Don't think you're funny. It'll never work if you think you're funny.
|George||Abbott||Friendly Advice by Jon Winokur|
The dramatist's function is (1) to earn a living for his family and himself and (2) to try to entertain people for a few hours.
|Lee||Adams||Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists on Theater|
We've put a man on the moon. If you miss a cue, no one will die.
The most important thing you can teach actors is to understand plays.
|Stella||Adler||The Audience Book of Theatre Quotations, by Louis Phillips|
Don't use your conscious past, use your creative imagination to create a past that belongs to your character. I don't want you to be stuck with your own life. It's too little.
|Stella||Adler||Friendly Advice by Jon Winokur|