Quotes about dramaturgy


Selected quotes about dramaturgy…

“Symbols are nothing but the natural speech of drama.”
― Tennessee Williams


“Drama is life with the dull parts left out.”
― Alfred Hitchcock


“I can’t go on, I’ll go on.”
― Samuel BeckettI Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On: A Samuel Beckett Reader


“A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.”
― Charles DickensA Tale of Two Cities


“Half my life is an act of revision.”
― John Irving


“I am not interested in living in a city
where there isn’t a production by Samuel Beckett running.”
― Edward Albee


“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”
― Erich SegalLove Story


“Every true genius is bound to be naive.”
― Friedrich von Schiller


“Has anybody ever seen a drama critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.”
― P.G. Wodehouse


“Every scene should be able to answer three questions: “Who wants what from whom? What happens if they don’t get it? Why now?”
― David MametBambi vs. Godzilla: On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business


There are quotes about acting… (I don´t agree with Stanislavski in everything but this one is true…

“In the language of an actor, to know is synonymous with to feel.”
― Constantin StanislavskiCreating a Role

“I don’t believe everything happens for a reason. But I still search for reasons anyway. It’s like I don’t want to admit that maybe everything really is totally random…that people are just molecules in the air, bumping into each other and floating away again.” -p150, NOTES TO SELF” ― Avery SawyerNotes to Self



Komický charakter je někdo, kdo si myslí, že něco strašně dobře zvládá, ale přitom to vůbec nezvládá.

Jim Carey