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In Almost Every Musical…

  “In almost every musical ever written, there’s a place that’s usually about the third song of the evening – sometimes it’s the second, sometimes it’s the fourth, but it’s quite early – and the leading lady usually sits down on something; sometimes it’s a tree stump in Brigadoon, sometimes it’s under the pillars of […]

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6 Great Quotes About Theatre

“Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.” —Mary Pickford “I think there is no world without theatre.” —Edward Bond “All the best performers bring to their role something more, […]

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Sondheim on Theatre and Art

“All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That’s what makes theatre live. That’s why it persists.” “Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.” “I’m a great audience. I cry very easily. I suspend disbelief in two seconds.” “When […]

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The Future of Contemporary Theatre

“Digital Projections are the new future of contemporary theatre. Theatre Avenue allows you to have professional theatre quality scenic designs at a micro-cost of your budget.” —Paul Rivet, Theatre & Film Director I met Paul a few years back while teaching middle school and recognized from the start that he is one of those exciting, progressive drama […]

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Great quote about music from legendary theatre and film composer Leonard Bernstein.

Some Great Bernstein Quotes

Some great quotes from composer Leonard Bernstein… “Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” “The key to the mystery […]

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