quote by Goh Chok Tong

New Singapore will be one of the world's finest, most liveable cities. Arts, theatres, museums, music and sports will flourish. Singapore will be a lively and exciting place.. Our city will not only have depth, but also the richness of diversity. But above all, Singapore will a home for Singaporeans.

— Goh Chok Tong

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Musical theatre 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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Musical theatre is something I'm familiar with, I've been doing that.

I used to do puppet theatre and also mime and musical theatre in Florida for competitions and festivals, which was great. I was very much involved in theatre when I was in college.

Musical theatre 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 dislike organized games, swimming pools, fashionable resorts, night clubs, music in restaurants, and political manifestoes; I enjoy driving from coast to coast, good food and drink, a few friends, dogs, the theatre, long walks, music and free conversation.

I grew up overseas in Indonesia, and my school had a great art, music, and theatre program.

Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it.

Musical theatre 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.

There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.

The musical has always been in jeopardy - until - or was in jeopardy until it was realised that it is probably the safest living theatre art form.

We haven't truly had a zeitgeisty, 'songs on the radio' show, since.

..I want to say "One Night in Bangkok" was the last musical theatre song that charted. That was so long ago.

Musical theatre quote The earth has music for those who listen.

The earth has music for those who listen.

I wanted to be a musical theatre actress - I wanted to play Sally Bowles, forever and ever always.

See, there's only two theaters, man that are set up pretty groovy all around for music and for smooth stage changes, good lighting and all that - the Fillmore and The Capitol Theatre. And those are the only two in the whole country.

I adored Freddie Mercury and Queen had a hit called Radio Gaga.

That's why I love the name. Freddie was unique - one of the biggest personalities in the whole of pop music. He was not only a singer but also a fantastic performer, a man of the theatre and someone who constantly transformed himself. In short: a genius.

Musical theatre 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.

Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage.

Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.

I've always loved musical theatre. I've always been a big kind of closeted musical theatre nerd. I really have always dreamed about being able to do musical theatre.

Musical theatre 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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When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage.

He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic.

Theatre can transform a child's life, just as an early cultural experience whether with opera, ballet, music or art is a wonderful thing because it opens the door to a life-long experience, a life-long enjoyment.

When I was a little younger, I really did love musical theatre in the same hopeless dorky way that she does. I was obsessed with Jesus Christ Superstar and I used to reenact it in my room when no one was home.

Musical theatre quote Music is the emotional life of most people.

Music is the emotional life of most people.

Art, in the widest sense of the word, is the instrument Hellenism has used and would use for that purpose. All the arts, poetry, music, ritual, the visual arts, the theatre, must work singly and together to create the most comprehensive art of all, a humanized society, and its masterpiece, the free man.

I don't see why people want new plays all the time.

What would happen to concerts if people wanted new music all the time?

There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.

Musical theatre 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 became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.

I like going to New York. I like the galleries and the theatre and the restaurants and bars and music. I think that city is more alive than Los Angeles.

I've always been a huge fan of theatre and performance.

The idea of just the human voice and just this night. Live music is the same. They're doing it for you right now. It's an amazing thing. And if you perform a story properly, it can be a transporting, too.

Musical theatre quote Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

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

Lou Tyrrell has created a theatre that is a safe haven for playwrights, a birthing center for new American writing. Arts Garage has created a vital, enthusiastic audience for theatre, music, painting and sculpture in Delray Beach.

My father was a classical singer of baroque music, and my older sister was in musical theatre, and I thought about doing the same thing but then realised straight acting was for me.

I am in musical theatre, but it isn't necessarily what I listen to in my leisure time, do you know what I mean?

Musical theatre 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.

I was sad to leave Europe in 1890, after my student days in Germany.

.. But then, once back in New York, I experienced an intense longing for Europe, for its vital tradition of music, theatre, art, craftsmanship... I felt bewildered and lonely. How was I to use myself?

I can't sit through plays and musical theatre.

I just want to run up onstage and mess up their hair and turn over the furniture.

I started acting as a child in Community Theatre but I didn't do any serious stuff. It was all musicals like 'Annie' and 'Wizard of Oz.' I was always in the chorus.

Musical theatre quote Without music, life would be a mistake.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

I initially told people I wanted to be a dancer and ultimately a "Rockette.

" I didn't really know what a musical theatre performer was other than the Shirley Temple type.

I think there's that weird bastardization where musical theatre actors are treated as almost like vaudevillians or circus performers - that we're somehow not good actors because we sing and dance.

I don't see that many plays, and for me, musicals are rarely pleasing.

I feel the actors are being put through a kind of nightmarish labor. They're like animals being forced to pull heavy carts of vegetables at incredible speeds.

I grew up in musical theatre and love to perform on stage.

I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.

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