Abbey Theatre quotes

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Is there a bridle for this Proteus
That turns and changes like his draughty seas?
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When we are high and airy hundreds say
That if we hold that flight they'll leave the place,
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The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
The theatre is the involuntary reflex of the ideas of the crowd.
We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical fi ...
The society girl meets more dangers than the girl on the stage. There is more danger at a tango tea than in the theatre. The actor ...
This youngest of the arts is also the most heavily burdened with memory. Cinema is a time machine. Movies preserve the past, while ...
If an irreducible distinction between theatre and cinema does exist, it may be this: Theatre is confined to a logical or continuou ...
But there is nothing which delights and terrifies our English Theatre so much as a Ghost, especially when he appears in a bloody S ...
The Tragi-Comedy, which is the Product of the English Theatre, is one of the most monstrous Inventions that ever entered into a Po ...
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