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I grew up in musical theatre and love to perform on stage. A. J. McLean

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I really believe at the end of the day, regardless of how noble you are or how patriotic the film might be, it has to serve as entertainment in order for your audiences to come into the theatre and watch it. Otherwise, audiences will wait and see it a few months later when it is premiered on television. Abhishek Bachchan

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I've made a point of trying not to play the same part, and of moving between theatre and film and TV. The idea is that by the time you come back, you have been away for a year and people have forgotten you. If you like having time off, which I do, that's a good career strategy. Aidan Gillen

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The bits I most remember about my school days are those that took place outside the classroom, as we were taken on countless theatre visits and trips to places of interest. Alan Bennett

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Well, I've always thought that my career was in England, really. I used to do more in the theatre, and I felt that I should be there. It's not far is it? It's amazing the way that special FX have taken a quantum leap in what they're capable of doing. Albert Finney

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I did theatre when I was nine, I think. Nine and ten, and that was just the beginning of my whole involvement in acting, my whole interest. I don't really remember it that well. But it was really fun. I mean, it was exciting just to be on stage in front of an audience. It gives you a different kind of rush. Amanda Seyfried

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There's such a work ethic involved in theatre that you can't learn in L.A. Amy Adams

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When I play, I feel like I'm in a theatre, why should I look ugly then, because I'm a tennis-player? Anna Kournikova

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When someone goes to watch my film in the theatre, they won't remember the last four articles they read about me. Instead, they will think about the last film I did. Anushka Sharma

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I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection. Aaron Sorkin

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

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I acted out a lot. I was very nerdy. I was very isolated, which I made up for by kind of talking and trying to entertain people and get them to like me, so I did theatre and improv in high school and college, but always as a hobby. Aisha Tyler

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Acting in the theatre is fun; acting in film is work. Alec Baldwin

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A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it. Alfred Hitchcock

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I grew up around the theatre. My mother is an actress. I would fall asleep on tons of theatre chairs. It's in my blood; it's in my spirit and my fabric of who I am. Alicia Keys

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I guess I've been extremely keen on theatre, on getting on to the stage, taking on different roles, enacting vocations, personalities, people, situations, and I guess that's the interest that has driven me to work in movies. Amitabh Bachchan

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My high school experience was kind of like 'Mean Girls.' It was very much like a bad B movie. 'This is where the jocks sit, and this is where the cheerleaders sit.' And I never really fit in. I guess I was sort of a theatre geek, but the activity that I was most invested in was speech and debate. Andie MacDowell

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The one thing I have always felt about musical theatre is that it is, to an extraordinary degree, about construction. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Well the least favourite question is the one that one's asked particularly about in Japan is what's the difference between theatre and cinema and I think, well, that's about eighty bucks. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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The regrets in the theatre have always been the shows that you know ought to have worked but for one reason or another haven't. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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I knew nothing about film at all. I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things. In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three key interviews and that would be it. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and which we couldn't do in the theatre of course because no girl of 16 or 17 could sing 8 shows a week, couldn't sing two. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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It must have been an extraordinary time. I guess the worrying thing about musical theatre to me, is if you look at the London season this year, mine is actually the only one to have come in. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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It's interesting that the wondrous 'Hamilton,' which I could not be more ecstatic about, has taken a long time to perfect to bring it to Broadway. And it wouldn't have been possible if it was developed in the commercial theatre from the get-go. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Musical theatre history is littered with bad reviews for now classic pieces. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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The fact is that 'The Wizard Of Oz' has never really worked in the theatre. The film has one or two holes where, in the theatre, you need a song. For example, there's nothing for either of the two witches to sing. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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I spent two years in the military service, then I trudged around in repertory for quite a while. I somehow wound up at the National Theatre, though, and then I was definitely on my way. Anthony Hopkins

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In the theatre, people talk. Talk, talk until the cows come home about journeys of discovery and about what Hazlitt thought of a line of Shakespeare. I can't stand it. Anthony Hopkins

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I didn't grow up a theatre kid, going to theatre camps. I played sports, and that was my main direction. But luckily, I never had to choose between sports and theatre. Aaron Tveit

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