1. 10

    Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.

  2. 9

    The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.

  3. 8

    For me, you say the words 'concept record,' and the first thing I think of is theater or the opera or something.

  4. 7

    I grew up in Queens and New Jersey. I started doing children's theater when I was seven to get out of school because I didn't fit in.

  5. 6

    We live in what is, but we find 1,000 ways not to face it. Great theatre strengthens our faculty to face it.

  6. 5

    Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.

  7. 4

    Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous parts, is but the background and theater of the tragedy of man.

  8. 3

    Drama assumes an order. If only so that it might have -- by disrupting that order -- a way of surprising.

  9. 2

    What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending.

  10. 1

    The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.