I was heavily involved in musical theater.
– Brad Goreski
I started out doing a lot of theater, a lot of Shakespeare, classic plays.
– Andre Holland
Theater is where I have the most experience and feel most at home, but I’m really, really loving film.
I come from musical theater, and a lot of musical theater is about accepting fantasy. I think it is more about just being open and accepting.
– Amy Adams
As soon as white folks say a play’s good, the theater is jammed with blacks and whites.
– August Wilson
I would love to do theater. But I am very picky when choosing theater. I just won’t do anything.
– Ana Layevska
I wouldn’t be the same actor if I couldn’t do theater.
– Chiwetel Ejiofor
The theater is magical and addictive.
– Angela Lansbury
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
– Alan Jay Lerner
Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.
– Bill Hybels
I started out really into musical theater. So you can imagine I was super popular. I wasn’t awkward looking at all.
– Allison Williams
When I started in the theater, I’d do plays by Shakespeare or Ibsen or Chekhov, and they all created great women’s roles.
– Annette Bening
I long to get back into theater.
– Antonio Banderas
The musical is the one area of the theater that can give you the biggest buzz of all.
– Cameron Mackintosh
I used to do community theater with Conor Oberst.
– Andrew Rannells
I’m not going to go to the local theater to spend $12… when I can get a screening copy of a film. I don’t get screeners myself, but I can borrow from my friends or go to their house to watch.
– Andre Leon Talley
I come from the theater, where the response to your work is immediate, and I suppose there’s a part of me that still craves that.
– Bryan Cogman
There will always be kids in every generation that understand that Lady Gaga is not music, it’s theater.
– Butch Trucks
My background is in theater. I was a theater major in college.
– Amy Schumer
In theater, we know a scheduled season months in advance.
– Allison Tolman
I used to do theater in L.A., but it got to the point where everything was really showcase-y.
– Beth Broderick
I first got involved in theater in 1968, at the height of a social tumult. I was a poet.
I have a passion to do theater.
– Amy Irving
Some of the roles that are challenging are more in theater and TV. In movies, there’s a tendency to cast actors in roles that have been successful for them. It has to pay for itself.
– Al Pacino
I’ve been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations.
– Alfred Molina
I grew up doing musical theater.
– Chris Colfer
I’ll see you at the theater tonight. I’ll hold your seat til you get there. After that you’re on your own.
– Bert Kalmar
I’ve been mostly influenced by experiences in the theater growing up.
– Cate Blanchett
In television, a sitcom is probably the closest thing to what it’s like working in the theater.
– B. D. Wong
I’d definitely like to widen my film range. I mean, I’d love to do some theater.
– Brendan Sexton III