quote by Julia Barr

Don't know about a cabaret act right now, would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical.

— Julia Barr

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Broadway musical quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

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I would like to win the Pulitzer Prize.

I would like to win the Nobel Prize. I would like to win a Tony award for the Broadway musical I'm now working on. Aside from these, my aspirations are modest ones.

Regarding the current Broadway revival of The Music Man, Jay Nordlinger wrote: There will always be those who sniff that the show is "feel good"-but, oh, it feels good to feel good. And the main reason The Music Man feels so good is that it is good-a great American musical.

Broadway musical quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad

Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

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I know, it's weird that I've never done a musical.

I turned down two of them. 'The Lion King' and 'The Producers.' I turned two of the biggest Broadway musicals down, am I a mess?

I would like to win the Pulitzer Prize.

I would like to win the Nobel Prize. I would like to win a Tony award for the Broadway musical I'm now working on. Aside from these, my aspirations are modest ones.

Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.

Broadway musical quote A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

I've heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason Bringing something we must learn And we are led to those who help us most to grow If we let them and we help them in return.

I do an act, and I've been doing an act for 50 years.

I do a variety show, which is a musical comedy show. I do comedy, and I do singing, Broadway show tunes and different songs that I like. Been doing it for many, many years.

I was a weird kid. I should've been gay because I listened to a lot of Broadway musicals. I don't know why I'm not gay.

Broadway musical quote The earth has music for those who listen.

The earth has music for those who listen.

It's a very tough time for the playwright.

Broadway has become almost a musical comedy theme park with all these long-running shows.

I was at the Apollo Theater all the time, skipping school, and I worked in a barbershop. That's how I started with doo-wop. Now I've come full circle. I did all kinds of music. I used to work on Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

So much of me is made of what I learned from you;

you'll be with me like a handprint on my heart and now whatever way our stories end I know you have re-written mine by being my friend

Broadway musical quote Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

We can't all come and go by bubble!

Most convicted felons are just people who were not taken to museums or Broadway musicals as children.

I'm hoping to do a Broadway musical on the life of Rasputin.

He's someone I can definitely identify with.

Broadway musical quote People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise

People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise

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Basically my influences have been American influences.

It's been blues, gospel, swing era music, bebop music, Broadway show music, classical music.

I definitely want my career to continue to branch out.

I've had the pleasure of working in different areas of entertainment, from being in the music business as a teenager in a girl group to doing Broadway.

I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive.

Broadway musical quote Music is the emotional life of most people.

Music is the emotional life of most people.

Always drawn to the theatric, Bowie also performed in stage productions of "The Elephant Man" and just recently collaborated on "Lazarus," an off-Broadway musical that's a sequel to his 1976 role in the film "The Man Who Fell To Earth."

I would love to be in musical theater and be on Broadway.

If someone were to offer me a position to do something like that, I wouldnt pass it down. Im a huge fan of musicals and I really want to do that.

I'm not gay, so I don't know much about Broadway musicals.

Broadway musical quote One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.

One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.

I don't like Tommy on Broadway at all.

I like the music, I'm pleased with Pete's success but I don't like what they've done to it.

I can tell you that in my modern life I enjoy language.

I enjoy words, their meaning, what they sound like to the ear, what they sound like to the listener. I strive to write the perfect sentence in all that I do, and when I write [the] perfect sentence I know it. If I had a second life I'd be a librettist for Broadway musicals.

The only stuff I don't like are Broadway musicals.

I hate them. I don't even like to talk about it. I can't bear musicals.

Broadway musical quote Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

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I would love to work on Broadway, but I don't know that it would manifest itself in musical theater.... I have terrible stage fright that I'd have to get over.

The beauty of Broadway is that if I'm 60 or 70 years old, if they'll accept me back, I can go back. So I think for right now I'm going to focus on the music--it's the new baby--and see how it's going to work out, and then maybe in a few years maybe I'll go back.

Broadway musical quote A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silen

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

An actor can do a play on Broadway for three years.

Every night he's expressing the same emotion in exactly the same way. He has developed a technique to convey those feelings so that he can get the ideas across. Or a musician may not want to play that damn music at all, but he has a booking and has to do it.

For performances I have my favorite go to's like Prince, Donna Summer, Vanity 6, Sheila E, but it also depends on the type of show I am giving. I could pull references from Broadway musicals, Rock Steady Crew, a Jamaican dancehall or gentlemen's club, etc. all within one show. It truly is a playground with no restrictions for me.

I went to School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, and we had a bunch of singing classes. My first job in New York was an Off-Broadway musical.

Broadway musical quote Without music, life would be a mistake.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

The possibilities are endless for me - Broadway, TV, music and film.

I love Broadway. And, I listen to country music, which I think a lot of people find surprising.

You know, they wanted to do a Broadway album and every show was kind of a bomb.

There was no music at all.

I was in California, and I was going to UCLA, and I knew I certainly didn't have movie star looks. I remember seeing pictures and photos of Ethel Merman and Mary Martin, who were kind of average looking. I said, 'Well, that's for me, then, to go back to New York and try to be in musical comedy on Broadway.'

I wanted to be on Broadway, but in musical comedy.

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