Don't kid yourself; the guy who's onstage in ripped-up jeans is wearing as much a costume as I am.— Paul Stanley
Seductive Onstage quotations
We're better than Metallica. We're better musicians, better players. Put it this way, they can try to walk onstage after an Iron Maiden show if they want.
I knew that I could be more creative onstage, to state my own case and deliver my own interpretation of the role much more aggressively than in the recording studio.
I'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character.
We usually surprised everyone, and still do, as we keep the craziness onstage.
It's sort of a feeling of power onstage.
It's really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don't really think it's power... it's the goodness.
The first state an actor experiences onstage is the one he just experienced in life. One needs great courage not to portray this experience. One must surrender entirely to the power of one s artistic nature. It will do all the necessary things. Do not impose any solution upon yourself in advance. The quality to develop in an actor is courage.
If I found a cure for a huge disease, while I was hobbling up onstage to accept the Nobel Prize they'd be playing the theme song from 'Three's Company'.
When we're onstage, it's like mind reading: we're on the same page.
I want to feel lucky every night when I go onstage, and not feel like, 'Oh, great, here we go again.
We played in Texas about a year ago, at Emo's, the famous country and western club in Austin. And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage, that's where it's going to be!
Once I get onstage the tension explodes and I'm fine.
I'm in another world - in a trance almost, doing what I love best, expressing myself through guitar.
When I go out there onstage, I want to be more than just a blocky guy who waddles onto the posing platform. I want the girls to feel something.
Pure entertainment is not an egotistical lady singing boring songs onstage for two hours and people in tuxes clapping whether they like it or not. It's the real performers on the street who can hold people's attention and keep them from walking away.
In real life we don't know what's going to happen next.
So how can you be that way on a stage? Being alive to the possibility of not knowing exactly how everything is going to happen next - if you can find places to have that happen onstage, it can resonate with an experience of living.
The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.
I'm trying to take culture and put it onstage, demonstrate it is capable of sustaining you. There is no idea that can't be contained by life: Asian life, European life, certainly black life. My plays are about love, honor, duty, betrayal - things humans have written about since the beginning of time.
Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder.
The thing I love about live performance the most, is that the doors are closed, the lights are turned down, and the audience has to be reverential to what's happening onstage.
Touring is tough. You're almost in a haze because you don't really know where you are half the time: You're in a hotel room one moment, and the next thing you know, you're onstage performing for 60,000 people, then you're back on an airplane. It's very hectic and I couldn't do it without my family.
I was wearing black clothes almost from the beginning. I feel comfortable in black. I felt like black looked good onstage, that it was attractive, so I started wearing it all the time.
You can't drink on an eight hour flight, pass out, and then go onstage.
.. well you can, but then you're Spandau Ballet.
I'm the most mellow person offstage. I think it's just, going onstage lets me get out some frustration that I'm too shy to do in real life. Instead of doing it in private, I'd rather do it in front of 1,000 people who've paid $25 to see me lose my mind.
I came up with a new game-show idea recently.
It's called The Old Game. You got three old guys with loaded guns onstage. They look back at their lives, see who they were, what they accomplished, how close they came to realizing their dreams. The winner is the one who doesn't blow his brains out. He gets a refrigerator.
Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you?
Everybody has a line. It doesn't matter how you're dressed onstage or what you say in your songs, that doesn't give anybody the right to invade your personal space.
Dancers Onstage - Dancers Onstage (French - Danseuses sur la scène) is an 1889 oil on canvas painting by Edgar Degas, now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
List of entertainers who died during a performance - The volunteer from the audience was given the gun and a bullet to load onstage; the bullet was a blank, but unbeknownst to Buck, the audience member inserted
Black Lives Matter - Black Lives Matter including chapter co-founder Marissa Johnson who walked onstage, seized the microphone from him and called his supporters racists and white
TNL Onstage - TNL Onstage is an annual music talent competition based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, organised by the TNL Radio Network. It is currently in its seventeenth
George Floyd protests - Chauvin wearing a "Make Whites Great Again" hat and that Chauvin appeared onstage with President Donald Trump at a rally; both claims were false. Some social
OnStage Playhouse - OnStage Playhouse is a non-profit community theatre located at 291 3rd Ave. in Chula Vista, California. For the past 28 years, OnStage Playhouse has acted
Cillian Murphy - amorous male." Variety considered his performance to be "as magnetic onstage as onscreen", remarking that his "unhurried puzzlement pulls the slight
Leslie Jordan - (2011–present), and Sid in The Cool Kids (2018–2019). One of his best-known onstage performances was in Sordid Lives, where he played Earl "Brother Boy" Ingram
Elvis Presley - ever failed. And then they entered me in this talent show ... when I came onstage I heard people kind of rumbling and whispering and so forth, 'cause nobody
I’m a Brooklyn guy onstage, and I try to really feed my fans with the kind of material they expect from me.
Just the other day someone threw a bra duct-taped to a tennis ball.
I just stood there, playing guitar, thinking how this was totally premeditated. Some girl sat around inventing a way to get her bra onstage from 40 rows back.
Onstage I do all the stuff I'd never do in real life, like lashing out at people who make me mad or freaking out in a long bank lineup. Performing allows me to fulfill all the sicko fantasies I've ever had.
The whole deal is when you walk onstage, you're up there bigger than life. People idolize you.
I'm not good enough to be playin' much acoustic guitar onstage.
Man, you gotta get so right; I mean, the tones, the feel, the sound. Plus, acoustic blues guitar is just that much harder on the fingers.
I don't use the big video screens that a lot of other artists use because personally, I think it's kind of a crutch. I think sometimes it's like watching television as opposed to really getting involved with what is happening onstage and the people in your section.
I began thinking I would do musical theater because in high school that was really the only sort of curriculum they had as far as getting onstage and doing anything that anybody would see. So that's what I did.
When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience.