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Alexander Woollcott broadcasts the story of the wife who returned a dog to the Seeing Eye with this note attached: "I am sending t ...
There is less in this than meets the eye.
The deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-lounge.
Mr. Clarke played the King all evening as though under constant fear that someone else was about to play the Ace.
Above all, ignore the audience ....
As soon as I suspect a fine effect is being achieved by accident I lose interest. I am not interested ... in unskilled labor.... T ...
...I have never known a "movement" in the theater that did not work direct and serious harm. Indeed, I have sometimes felt that th ...
It is in the irony of things that the theatre should be the most dangerous place for the actor. But, then, after all, the world is ...
Many a play is like a painted backdrop, something to be looked at from the front. An Ibsen play is like a black forest, something ...
Be reflective ... and stay away from the theater as much as you can. Stay out of the theatrical world, out of its petty interests, ...
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