World events do not occur by accident. They are made to happen, whether it is to do with national issues or commerce; and most of them are staged and managed by those who hold the purse strings.— Denis Healey
Controversy Stage Managers quotations
Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things.
This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.
There is a kind of classlessness in the theater.
The rehearsal pianist, the head carpenter, the stage manager, the star of the show-all are family.
Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.
We [at Soros Fund Management] use options and more exotic derivatives sparingly.
We try to catch new trends early and in later stages we try to catch trend reversals. Therefore, we tend to stabilize rather than destabilize the market. We are not doing this as a public service. It is our style of making money.
EMILY: "Does anyone ever realize life while they live it.
..every, every minute?" STAGE MANAGER: "No. Saints and poets maybe...they do some.
An acting assistant stage manager in a theater in Canterbury, a rep theater.
A small wage but just enough to get by on, and I made props, and I walked on, and I changed scenery, and I realized that I just loved it.
If you want to improve how you manage your time, stop doing what doesn't need to be done.
The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors.
As regards Hillary C;inton's foreign policy actions and the powerful vested interests she seems gleefully beholden to, including all the biggest players in the military-industrial complex, I feel that she would be no better an actor on the world stage than Trump and whatever coalition of managers he might cobble together.
The actor must be full of passion. If he's too cool he's better off as the manager of a company, not someone who appears on the stage.
Be happy with the little you have, there are some people with nothing who still manage to smile
According to most philosophers, God in making the world enslaved it.
According to Christianity, in making it, He set it free. God had written, not so much a poem, but rather a play; a play he had planned as perfect, but which had necessarily been left to human actors and stage-managers, who had since made a great mess of it.
The first time that I appeared on stage, it scared me to death.
I really didn't know what all the yelling was about. I didn't realize that my body was moving. It's a natural thing to me. So to the manager backstage I said, "What'd I do? What'd I do?" And he said, "Whatever it is, go back and do it again."
Life is a thing of many stages and moving parts.
What we do with ease at one time of life we can hardly manage at another. What we could not fathom doing when we were young, we find great joy in when we are old. Like the seasons through which we move, life itself is a never-ending series of harvests, a different fruit for every time.
Entrepreneurship isn't about luck, it's about vision, time management, creativity, determination and goals.
I want as many people to see the show [Hamilton] in its musical theater form as possible before it's translated, and whether it's a good act of translation or a bad act of translation, it's a leap, and very few stage shows manage the leap successfully.
I think I may drop dead on the stage someday.
I hate to think of it. But it's getting tough on me, the travel. The show, I somehow manage to rise up to it, you know. But I have no desire to retire.
Whether you are a writer, or an actor, or a stage manager, you are trying to express the complications of life through a shared enterprise. That's what theatre was, always. And live performance shares that with an audience in a specific compact: the play is unfinished unless it has an audience, and they are as important as everyone else.
If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wing and put compensation as a carrier behind it. you almost don't have to manage them.
Now what else is the whole life of mortals, but a sort of comedy in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each ones part until the manager walks them off the stage?
Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.
I went with my husband and an innocent child to California.
I went to a theatrical manager and asked him to allow me to earn money enough on the stage to buy our tickets home. He did.
How you manage truth greatly affects how you manage your life.
Cutting carbon in the supply chain is the next critical stage in the business contribution to reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change and, represents a significant commercial opportunity.
I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates.
Sometimes when I'm directing, the stage manager will have a good idea and that's okay with me.
Management is doing things right, Leadership is doing right things.
Adolescence is a tough time for parent and child alike.
It is a time between: between childhood and maturity, between parental protection and personal responsibility, between life stage- managed by grown-ups and life privately held.
We are now in the third stage of the industrial revolution.
The first involved machines which extended human muscle; the second used machines to extend the human nervous system (radio, television, telephones); the third is now utilizing machines which extend the human mind-computers. About half of all service workers (43 percent of the labor force by 2000) will be involved in collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, structuring, storing, or retrieving information... By 1995, 80 percent of all management will be knowledge workers.
Management interests me at some stage in my life, I have always said that.
When that will be I really couldn't tell you.
I think the world is run by "C" students.
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
I was able to go from stage hand to floor manager to assistant director to director in a year because there was just no one else to do it and what I didn't realise and what people don't understand now about television is that we used to do about five shows a day.
I've broken my nose, I've broken ribs.
You name it. In fact, we just got back from South America, and I fell over a monitor speaker on the stage and almost ended up in the front row of the audience. I managed to sprain my wrist on that one but luckily nothing was broken.
Not doing what we love in the name of greed is very poor management of our lives.
It takes two years on the stage for an actor or an actress to learn how to speak correctly and to manage his voice properly, and it takes about ten years to master the subtle art of being able to hold one's audience.
The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors.
I don't know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldn't make it to the play. I didn't think anything of it.
Everyone has friend during each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have same friend in all stages of life.
We've managed to keep a spirit of fun, I guess, of urban satire and finding new and odd interesting angles to the ways of life to put on the stage.
I guess the story that best defines us [with Bud Yorkin] and our relationship goes back to the [Dean] Martin and [Jerry] Lewis show. The four stage managers on that show became major TV creators and directors - John Rich, Jack Smight, Arthur Penn and Bud Yorkin.
I was applying to the art school, but there was a checklist that said I had to do either production design or stage management or acting. I thought, "I don't want to be an actor, but I know production and stage management take acting classes" - this is literally my internal monologue. I was like, "Designers don't have to take acting classes. Cool. I'll check that box".
Pages were always supposed to be off-camera - we were supposed to be invisible.
But I had a moment where I saw a kid who was ready to flip himself out of the balcony, so I ran down and grabbed him and put him back in his seat. I remember the stage manager taking me aside and saying, "Can you please never do that again? I know you were saving his life, but we have you in the shot."
I met my manager when I was 17, when I didn't have enough money to buy a set of guitar strings. There are not very many people who are looking out for you and being in business with you when you're at that stage. And it's not in my nature to think that success as a musician makes you any different from anybody else.