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#1. Dietz and Schwartz have sort of fallen by the wayside a little bit, and they are up there with Rodgers and Hart and Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. They are the finest of the revue composers - their stuff is so good and so strong. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#2. I love throwing myself into a place or a period or a point of view. In 'Fledermaus,' I loved throwing myself into the world of Vienna at the turn of the century. It was a lot of fun. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#3. I've gone from a kid who was sneaking out of my childhood house and lying to my parents to do shows in a community theatre in Reading, PA, to now having two shows on Broadway opening within two months of each other. That's sort of crazy, that trajectory. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#4. I went into Xanadu going, 'I really dislike this movie - let me try to make it something wonderful,' but with 'The Band Wagon,' I really revere this movie. It's really a beautiful movie musical. And, yet, because I'm a writer and look at it that way, I see that there are faults in it. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#5. If I'm seeing you, you're going to influence me. I'm sorry - I'm just that way. I'm a big sponge. You can't copyright an aesthetic. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#6. My favorite moments are the moments everyone cries over. I see people in the audience crying, and I go, 'I did that, too. I don't just do the jokes. I also do the cries.' Jokes and cries, jokes and cries. That's all I'm here for, people. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#7. If you absolutely had to have sex with one of the Three Stooges, who would it be? - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#8. If you're raised Methodist, Catholicism is a bit of a workout. It's sort of like you're up, you're down, you're up, you're down. It's a continual hokey-pokey. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#9. I've seen nearly every Encores! show. I love the second acts so much because you just see desperation and inspiration in equal measure. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#10. When people say 'Lysistrata' has always been seen as an anti-war play, what's interesting is to not make it an anti-war play, because I actually think there are important times to go to war in this world. That's just the reality. But what's interesting is the not caring. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#11. I try to create some stupid entertainment for really smart people that they don't feel too stupid watching. In 'Xanadu,' the biggest laugh was a reference to Achilles. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#12. In the '20s and '30s, there were these musicals either set on college campuses or based on classical stories, so any of the Rodgers and Hart musicals certainly influenced me. I was definitely influenced by any of the 'Porgy' songs; I was influenced by 'American Pie.' - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#13. I think it's a very ephemeral thing, what makes a show a success. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#14. I inherited the old family turkey farm, and I'm turning it into a fun place to go for my kids. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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#15. I have very important phone messages that will be playing Broadway. An evening of my tweets I think is going to be booked into the Golden Theatre. - Author: Douglas Carter Beane
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