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|Acting, Directing, General||
Theater is a verb before it is a noun, an act before it is a place.
|Martha||Graham||Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance, by Roger Copeland (Routledge Books)|
My process is that I will read the play a couple of times and then not do anything until I've spoken with the director, because, of course, there are 500 different ways a play can look--and still honor every word that's in those stage directions. I don't want to think about how it works until I know what the director is interested in, and if the playwright is around, what they're thinking about as they've written it. Then I go away and do my research.
|Rachel||Hauck||Interview with the set designer in Stage Directions magazine, August 2019|
You know what's the loudest noise in the world, man? The loudest noise in the world is silence.
|Thelonious||Monk||The Quotable Musician, from Bach to Tupac, by Sheila E. Anderson (Allworth Press)|
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|