Stage Play Quotes

Stage Play Quotes by Colin Wilson, William Shakespeare, Debbie Reynolds, Sam Shepard, Stephen Charnock, Gary Gygax and many others.

A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
All the world‘s a stage, and all the men and women mearly players.
We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking.
When I was doing theater in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s we weren’t allowed to film any of the shows that I did, it was against union rules. It was a stupid law, because so much is lost. We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking.
Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
Without the heart it’s not worship, it’s a stage play.
When AI approximates Machine Intelligence, then many online and computer-run RPGs will move towards actual RPG activity. Nonetheless, that will not replace the experience of ‘being there,’ any more than seeing a theatrical motion picture can replace the stage play.
Most of my nightmares involve me forgetting my lines in a stage play.
One man in his time plays many parts.
I came to Mozambique in 1986, when I first became involved with Teatro Avenida – a theatre company that stages plays concerned with political and social issues.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
There will always be a theatrical experience because there will always be cinemas no matter what. It’s like there will always be theaters to have stage plays in.
It takes a lot out of you to do a stage play, but I’d love to do that. I’d love to continue to do challenging material, whatever shape or form that comes in.
It worries me a little bit the reach and power of TV. More people saw me in The Practice than will ever see me in all the stage plays I ever do. Which is sort of humbling. Or troubling. Or both.
You need three things in the theatre – the play, the actors and the audience, and each must give something.
Kenneth Haigh
They were all dressed in their finest as though life really were some magical stage play in which every moment ought to be illuminated with its own bright spotlight.
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.