Acting is therefore the lowest of the arts, if it be an art at all.
1891Impressions and Opinions,'Mummer- Worship'.
The theatre is a place where one has time for the problems of people to whom one would show the door if they came to one's office for a job.
A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth.edward albee
If you want to help the American theater, don't be an actress, be an audience.tallulah bankhead
If you have a message, call western union.
The theater is a great equalizer: it is the only place where the poor can look down on the rich.will rogers
A playwright is a lay preacher peddling the ideas of his time in popular form.August Strindberg
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large number of people from coughing.
Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture.
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.laurence olivier