Theatre Quotes

The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.

David Hare

The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.

Oscar Wilde

The stage is life, music, beautiful girls, legs, breasts, not talk or intellectualism or dried-up academics.

Harold Clurman

No theater could sanely flourish until there was an umbilical connection between what was happening on the stage and what was happening in the world.

Kenneth Tynan

It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work -- the night watchman.

Tallulah Bankhead

Theatergoing is a communal act, movie going a solitary one.

Robert Brustein

The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.

Stella Adler

Drama lies in extreme exaggeration of the feelings, an exaggeration that dislocates flat everyday reality.

EUGENE IONESCO

The drama is not dead but liveth, and contains the germs of better things.

WILLIAM ARCHER

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Updated On : September 23, 2013
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