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#1. It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest actors performing Shakespeare. - Author: Judi Dench
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#2. Actors are different. Some actors play themselves very successfully, but I come from the theater. Having done Shakespeare, we sometimes did three or four characters in the same play. - Author: Stellan Skarsgard
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#3. When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses, you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors. - Author: Stephen Sondheim
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#4. Whether it is the cavemen in the caves thousands of years ago, Shakespeare plays, television, movies and books, stories and characters take us on a journey. All I do is tell those stories without scripts and without actors. - Author: Mark Burnett
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#5. Actors want to do Shakespeare again and again, or want to do Hamlet. When you hear one guy do Hamlet and another guy do it, it's going to be a whole different experience. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#6. This sounds so bogus, but I would love to, at some point when my kids are in college, is just go do a whole season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and do a year of plays. Most actors miss the days of live theater. - Author: Donal Logue
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#7. I love directing Shakespeare on film. It's fantastic that the actors would do exactly the same thing and be true to their part. - Author: Julie Taymor
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#8. Plays are frequently infected with ideas that came from actors or even sound engineers. Some Shakespeare scholars wonder whether some of the Bard's lines came from onstage improvisations by actors. - Author: Clive Thompson
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#9. I think American actors are much more intimidated by Shakespeare. - Author: Alan Cumming
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#10. Condemn the fault and not the actor of it? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#11. Being a theater actor, I've done a lot of plays where I've seen someone else play the same role in another production. Especially with the classics: Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams. - Author: Jacki Weaver
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#12. It's often assumed that British actors read Shakespeare and sonnets as we're going to bed at night and we're all very familiar with it. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#13. I look at it like this: that if Shakespeare were alive today, he would have written two or three plays about the Kennedy family, and actors would traditionally play JFK like they Hamlet or King Lear. They just would. I mean, people have played JFK, and they'll play him long after I have. - Author: Rob Lowe
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#14. I did all the musicals in high school, and I loved it. And then I got to theater school at college, and was like, "No, I'm a serious actor. I want to do Shakespeare. I want to do classical theater." I took myself very seriously. - Author: Timothy Omundson
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#15. Sometimes you can do Shakespeare and you're still not an actor. - Author: Clark Gregg
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#16. Kings had their clowns, the people their actors and musicians. Shakespeare was scheduled as a servant. It is thus that successful stupidity has always treated genius. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#17. Whenever I've been asked to be in a film, directors only want me to play myself ... I'm fascinated by the thought of being an actor, but it's too hard. And I think Shakespeare-which has been suggested to me-might be a bit of a stretch. - Author: Tom Jones
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#18. The whole world - theater, and the people in it - the actors - Author: William Shakespeare
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#19. I'm not Shakespeare. I have no delusions of who I am, as a writer. I wrote a simply beautiful script that's a fun-filled, joyous fantasy, and I was fine with making changes for the actors that made them comfortable. - Author: Steve Antin
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#20. There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby, in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously, actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#21. The reason the contracts are so long is because actors are very spontaneous; we may want to do Shakespeare one day and be Porky Pig the next! - Author: Jorja Fox
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#22. Actors on stage, you can go from playing a myriad of roles, from Shakespeare to a Eugene O'Neil drama, and it's the norm. I came up in a world where you're supposed to be able to do three things very well. Act, sing, dance, paint, do something. The emphasis was on versatility. - Author: Rocky Carroll
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#23. All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#24. I am a close friend of Robert Loggia. And I just love how, with actors, there's the screen persona. Here is Robert, known for his portrayal of many characters, including gangsters. But in real life, he is elegant and erudite. He sits in the garden reading the sonnets of William Shakespeare. - Author: Luanne Rice
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#25. Like a dull actor now, I have forgot my part, and I am out, Even to a full disgrace. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#26. A lot of American actors when they do Shakespeare put on a phoney English accent and it drives me crazy. You're always fighting against the idea that only the British know how to do Shakespeare. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#27. Doing Shakespeare once is not fair to the play. I have been in Shakespeare plays when it's not until the last two or three performances when I even understand certain things. In the old days star actors would travel the world doing the same parts over and over again. - Author: Al Pacino
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#28. Sir Derek Jacobi has been an inspiration to so many actors and audiences throughout his brilliant career. To see him in Shakespeare is an event in itself. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#29. Most dear actors, eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#30. They didn't understand, for we were Shakespeare, and they were mere actors in the play. - Author: Cassandra Giovanni
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#31. I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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