Theatre Quotes

Words to the Wise
Quotations from a wide range of theatrical perspectives

For use in newsletters, season or fundraising brochures or emails, presentations--you name it.

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Acting

Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.

Donald Sinden
Backstage

Definition of Stage Manager: The person who rarely gets credit when everything goes right.

Anonymous
Acting, Directing, General, Playwriting

The only way to see the value of a play is to see it acted.

Voltaire
Acting

You can't be funny unless you're tragic, and you can't be tragic unless you're funny.

Elaine Stritch
Playwriting

I see the playwright as a lay preacher peddling the ideas of his time in popular form.

August Strindberg

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