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, Directing, General, Playwriting

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

Voltaire
General

It is the characteristic of the most stringent censorships that they give credibility to the opinions they attack.

Voltaire
General

Theater is life, film is art, television is furniture.

Unknown
General

All the world's a stage. Some of us just have better seats.

Unknown
Acting

I don't make mistakes, I have unintentional improvisations.

Anonymous
Lighting, Set Design

When it's good design, you alone will know. When it's bad design - everyone will tell you!

Unknown
Backstage

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

Anonymous
Backstage, Management

Tell me and I'll forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I'll understand.

Chinese Proverb
Fundraising

You cannot expect people to give to you on an annual basis if they have never heard of your organization or are unaware of what you do in the community and why it is so important. As part of this annual giving plan, your board of directors (with staff help) needs to have a time of brainstorming so you can identify all your “target markets” i.e. those people with whom you need to establish a relationship.

NonprofitExpert.com http://www.nonprofitexpert.com/annualgiving.htm
General

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle The Audience Book of Theatre Quotations, by Louis Phillips

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