Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 453
Love Theatre

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

- A. J. McLean

Thought Sort

I sort of wrongfully judged 'Mamma Mia!' for so long. I thought of it as a jukebox musical that I wasn't interested in. I was so wrong.

- Aaron Lazar

Incentive Feature

The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.

- Aaron Neville

Well Come

I come from a musical family as well as a culinary family.

- Action Bronson

Trapped Get

I try not to get trapped in any one musical or visual style at all.

- Adam Lambert

Myself Like

I'd quite like to do a musical. I'd probably have to develop that myself.

- Aidan Gillen

Want Shape

We can't recreate Woodstock, nor do we want to. We want to turn its notoriety into a place where we can shape controlled, scaled-down musical events of all sorts.

- Alan Gerry

Think Anybody

I did a musical that I don't think anybody ever saw, called 'One Shining Moment,' and in that cast was Megan Mullally and Kevin Anderson.

- Alan Ruck

Dancing Through

Once you're in a musical, there is a huge opportunity for that, singing and dancing, 'Aha!' and 'Tada' at the end of the numbers; but it's a different kind of discipline you have to go through to maintain that kind of performance.

- Alan Tudyk

Education Business

I decided to combine my musical background, business education and creative abilities - and go into the record business.

- Alan W. Livingston

Possible Being

How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.

- Alan Watts

Mirrors Will

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.

- Albert Finney

Like Glasgow

Glasgow's not a media center. When you're there, when you're hanging about, you feel quite detached from musical movements or fashions or anything like that. You do feel quite alone, in a good way.

- Alex Kapranos

Music Appreciate

There are so few directors who are musical who appreciate music.

- Alex North

Big Some

Every musical movement that is big enough has to produce some good musicians who wouldn't have had the incentive to start playing without it.

- Alexis Korner

Music Been

Since the age of 12, all my musical thinking has been influenced by Afro-American music.

- Alexis Korner

Stage Would

One day, I would like to be a part of a stage production, preferably a musical.

- Alia Bhatt

Would Movie

I would do a movie musical.

- Alia Shawkat

Think Would

It would be great to do theater one day, but I don't think I'd do a musical.

- Alia Shawkat

Started Imagine

I started out really into musical theater. So you can imagine I was super popular. I wasn't awkward looking at all.

- Allison Williams

Play Like

That's the kind of musical freedom I like: jazz, rock, blues, anything. You adopt different attitudes when you play different music.

- Alvin Lee

Going Though

I did go to a performing arts school, so that facilitated my creativity, though I ended up going in a more musical direction.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Big Hugely

I was really, really, really enthusiastic as a kid. I was up for anything. I was hugely into music and theatre. I was a big musical theatre kid; I loved reading.

- Amanda Marshall

Sing Would

I would do a musical, but I can't sing.

- Amanda Peet

Very Philly

I'm not a DJ - I don't know how to scratch or mix records, but I know how to party, and I know music. I grew up in Philly; it's a very musical city. My house was full of music.

- Amber Rose

Very Tickets

I just wanted to see every single musical I could. The very first one I saw was 'Beauty and the Beast,' the only one I could get tickets for, and then 'Les Miserables' and then 'Chicago.'

- America Ferrera

Given Read

I'm trying to make the poems as musical as I can - from the inception. So that whether they're read on the page, or people read them aloud, or I read them aloud, the musicality will be kind of a given.

- Amiri Baraka

Country Use

India is a musical country, so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book.

- Amish Tripathi

Numbers Dork

I was the dork in high school who sang musical numbers up and down the hallways.

- Amy Adams

Like Studied

I went to a performing arts school, and we studied musical theater, jazz vocal performance, and they kind of start you out on those things because they feel like it is a good foundation, and it was.

- Andra Day

Which Finally

I run around so much that I finally reasoned that composing is the one musical endeavour which you can do anywhere, anytime.

- Andre Previn

Beauty Wider

What is beautiful enchants me. I mean not just physical beauty but a wider concept of beauty. There is beauty in poetry and in great musical or singing performances. There is beauty everywhere if you can just see it.

- Andrea Bocelli

Always One Thing

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

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Want Makes

I don't know what really makes a great musical or not. In the end, you write it, and you write it because you want to write it.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Change Going

I haven't written a score that's going to change the Western world or the musical as we presently know it.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Career Commercial

If you look at my career... I couldn't possibly have chosen those subjects if I was thinking, 'That's a great commercial idea.' I'm not aware of a great musical where someone has done that.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Singing New

I went to School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, and we had a bunch of singing classes. My first job in New York was an Off-Broadway musical.

- Anna Camp

Doing Younger

I really wished I had done the backpacking-through-Europe thing when I was younger, but I was busy doing musical theater.

- Annie Wersching

Half Studio

I have a fantastic studio in my home, and it's my biggest toy. I have about a half a million dollars worth of musical equipment in my house.

- Antonio Banderas

Decade Idea

Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational, existential. Nothing is sacred. After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative, is threatened.

- Archie Shepp

Taylor Cecil

And when I met Cecil Taylor it was a complete transformation of musical identities. All the tenets that I had grown up with were thrown out the window.

- Archie Shepp

Up Atmosphere

I grew up in a musical atmosphere at home.

- Armaan Malik

My Life Very

Music is a very integral part of my life because I was born into a musical family, and it's not just a passion... it's everything for me.

- Armaan Malik

Work Like

I loved performing in the 'High School Musical' movies - that didn't seem like work - but the gym felt like torture!

- Ashley Tisdale

Always Going

My background is from India, and I always get asked, 'When are you going to do an Indian film, a musical or Bollywood film?'

- Asif Kapadia

Natural Which

MIDI made a natural transition to the PC. The MIDI messages that make up a musical composition can be saved as MIDI files, which are collections of MIDI messages with timing information.

- Charles Petzold

Always Considered

Yeah, I've always considered myself a musical person.

- Charlie Day

Career Frowned

I can only speak for myself, but public school did nothing for me musically. I got the impression a musical career was frowned upon. But in the arts, resistance can often be the strongest inspiration.

- Charlie Fink

Could Treatment

I've got so many musical personalities, I could probably get treatment for it.

- Charlie Simpson

Most Ever

The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed.

- Chick Corea

Love Lives

Without a doubt, my richest relationships are my long-term friendships with musical partners, because we make music together. That's what we love to do with our lives.

- Chick Corea

Making Opposed

We incorporate various electronic devices - the echo plugs and things like that. Actually, all we're trying to do is make that sound musical. As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them.

- Chico Hamilton

Doing Theater

I grew up doing musical theater.

- Chris Colfer

Kind Come

I come from a musical kind of family.

- Chris O'Dowd

Play Painted

Musical theater is great; you get painted up, you get to play princesses and witches, and you sing. The joy alone of that can really carry a lot.

- Chris Pine

Seen Often

Musical theater is often seen as a lesser form of acting, although I don't see it that way.

- Christian Borle

Lot Plays

I have a lot of respect for the musical theater plays.

- Christina Milian

Think Singer

I mean, I sing. But I don't think I'm a good enough singer to do any kind of musical.

- Christina Ricci

Song More

Silence is more musical than any song.

- Christina Rossetti

Arizona Trained

I was a musical theater major at the University of Arizona. And I primarily trained with Marsha Bagwell. It was a classical program, so we did Chekov and Moliere and a lot of Shakespeare.

- Christine Woods

Raising Hundred

I'd rather have a hundred thousand or a million people saying I'm nuts and I'm crazy for my musical choices and what I've said lyrically, than a million people all raising their hand on the first day.

- Chuck D

Birthplace Pot

The Midwest is a musical melting pot and the source and birthplace of several musical genres.

- Chuck Inglish

Love Became

As for the symphonic activities... when I was a student at the Eastman School of Music, I became exposed to a lot more musical forms, elements, opportunities, and I fell in love with strings and their uses.

- Chuck Mangione

More Mass

I've seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother's the more musical one really.

- Colin Greenwood

Pretty Like

I feel pretty comfortable in a lot of different musical styles. I like rhythm, and I like melody and so forth.

- Colin Hay

Love Behind

I would love to continue working behind the scenes in music - to produce and manage up-and-coming musical talent would be a dream!

- Connor Franta

Lunch Like

How do I put this? 'Glee' is like 'High School Musical' if 'High School Musical' had its stomach punched and its lunch money stolen.

- Cory Monteith

Deep Like

When someone gets passed that mic, and they know deep down inside that they wanna say something or sing something or produce something, but they don't do that, it's like killing your musical life.

- D.R.A.M.

Through Seemed

It was only through getting interested in more out-there and avant-garde forms that the musical suddenly seemed like such a wonderful genre to me.

- Damien Chazelle

Pay Pay Tribute

I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.

- Dan Fogelberg


Wagner is contrapuntal in a philosophical way as well as a musical way. What I mean by that is that every tendency has its opposite, and you see that in the man himself. He's a metaphysical hermaphrodite - he embraces hard and soft, masculine and feminine.

- Daniel Barenboim

Think I Think

I think that the major message in 'Shrek: The Musical' is be who you want to be. I think that it is about being your true self in this world.

- Daniel Breaker

Love Original

I'd love to do a modern-day musical that's full of original music. To get your contemporaries to sing and dance without looking foolish and for it to be transformational and magical and all those things a musical is supposed to be.

- Danny Boyle

Some Might

I would have to say I might do some stuff, but it's the film that's appealing. I was raised on film. My musical experience is all via film, it's not from classical music.

- Danny Elfman

Musical Talent

I have absolutely no musical talent of my own!

- Danny Strong

Happen Allow

The late 20th century had just enough communication abilities to allow superstar-ness and communality to happen. It was a musical renaissance that rivals the visual one that happened in the 1400s.

- Daryl Hall

Away Gotten

Pop belonged to more musical people in earlier times, but we've sort of gotten away from that. Now it's software people. I kind of feel like reclaiming it is in order.

- Dave Sitek

Play Violin

I have this weird musical thing I do: I play violin, and I even went on tour with Tim Robbins. We did a bunch of Canadian cities, and then went down to the States, and then we ended up in Japan.

- David Alpay

Attitude Rather

Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.

- David Byrne

Think Commodity

I'm not suggesting people abandon musical instruments and start playing their cars and apartments, but I do think the reign of music as a commodity made only by professionals might be winding down.

- David Byrne

Partner Richard

No-one can replace Richard Wright - he was my musical partner and my friend.

- David Gilmour

Love Show

I love musical theater. That's what I started off to do when I was 7, and my first show was 'Peter Pan.'

- David Hasselhoff

Work Lyricist

I don't want to work on a musical if I'm not the lyricist.

- David Lindsay-Abaire

Want Blend

I wouldn't say I was bullied per se, but I did get a lot of unwanted attention because I was musical and stood out. In school you don't want to stand out; you want to blend in.

- Debbie Gibson

Love Old

That whole world of musical theater was my first love. It's where I wanted to be when I was three years old.

- Debra Messing

Other Cast

I met Toni, my wife, when we were cast opposite each other in a musical.

- Jim Foglesong

I Am Wide

I like to work with artists who are as wide in their musical taste as I am.

- Jim Sullivan

Concert Manifest

I'm involved in all things musical. It's all consuming, even if it doesn't necessarily manifest as a record or a concert.

- Jimmy Page

Been Very

I'm very delighted they didn't choose to do the very musical episode of 'Once Upon a Time' when Ariel came in because I probably wouldn't have been the best girl for the job!

- Joanna Garcia

Through Like

I've come to realize that you live on through recordings; they're like a musical diary, a window into somebody's soul.

- Joe Perry

Play Will

It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.

- Johann Sebastian Bach

Fact Amount

Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure.

- John Cale

Want Like

I'd like to point out to people the divine in a musical language that transcends words. I want to speak to their souls.

- John Coltrane

Change Generations

Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals.

- John Conyers

Dancers Brothers

After 'The Blues Brothers,' I wanted to do a good musical number with real dancers and shoot it correctly.

- John Landis

Career Surrounded

My musical education started in the limelight, because I found myself surrounded by real musicians, but after my career had taken off.

- John Lurie

Friendship Will

Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it's a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself.

- John Mayall

Will Going

The way I look at it, they're all part of my musical diary, and I can listen to any one of them and it will bring up memories of what was going on at that time.

- John Mayall

Studios TV

I used almost every penny I ever made to build recording studios in every city I lived in. I don't have much to show for all the TV money except a lot of musical gear and a lot of songs.

- John Tesh

Still Makes

I have found my heaven in musicals. When I watch a musical, it makes me believe life is still beautiful.

- John Woo