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The only people who do plays in LA are people who can't get jobs in TV shows.
William H. Macy
I find playwriting to be incredibly difficult compared to screenwriting. Part of it is that I grew up watching movies and not watching plays.
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.
I've always wanted to make music like people write plays, so I was inspired by writers as much as musicians.
Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
Competitiveness is really what it costs you per man-hour to get you what you want. In other words, there's an education level that plays into the mix and so if it's inexpensive to buy an hour of real good education in places like China versus the U.S., that factors in.
And when I go to see plays, I marvel at how people can do that. I've done it all my life, but I still find it mystical.
I love TV and I love making films and I love doing plays. I feel very lucky to be able to do all three.
Most plays that are missed by the umpire are caused by the umpire not reading those cues early enough and making the proper adjustments.
I've tried to bring the mentality of the outside linebacker to the inside and the rough, tough style of an inside linebacker to the outside. The middle linebacker always has been known as kind of a big plugger. Outside guys are known to be able to run. I just try to make big plays wherever I am.
I'm lucky. Hard work is the key, but luck plays a part.
The best anti-aging advice I've ever received? Drink a lot of water and have a plant-based diet. I also do mindful meditation with my daughter every day. It takes ten minutes. I think reducing stress plays a big part in anti-aging.
By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe.
I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings, so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel.
I always wanted to act, but I never thought it would be my profession. I thought that I'd end up doing other things, but that in the meantime I'd do plays.
Gael Garcia Bernal
I'll do shoes for the lady who lunches, but it would be, like, a really nasty lunch, talking about men. But where I draw the line, what I absolutely won't do, is the lady who plays bridge in the afternoon!
Yeah, I play a lot of point guard. LeBron plays a lot of point guard. A lot of people are thinking too much on positions.
The United States plays, for the most part, a constructive global role, and to the extent that that role shrinks, other countries, even those most critical of what America does abroad, will suffer.
American power confers benefits on most inhabitants of the planet, even on many who dislike it and some who actively oppose it, because the United States plays a major, constructive, and historically unprecedented role in the world.
Sinatra, here's a guy who plays a tough guy in all his movies, but was allowed to be vulnerable when he stepped up to the microphone.
I did plays in grade school.
Even if I don't have a job, I work on plays and scenes.
My mother adores singing and plays piano. My uncle was a phenomenal pianist. My brother John is a double bassist. I used to play the piano, badly, and cello. My brother Peter played violin.
It's my job to get us in good plays, or more importantly, out of bad plays. That's what I did.
Look, not everybody plays well with each other on the playground. I get that, that's politics.
I was sort of the class-clown type, and I was also in school plays, and I always liked comedy.
I've always been in school plays and performing monologues and taking drama. Now I'm in acting classes. I do it the real way. I want to be a working actor. I would love that. I just like being on a series and having a script, and I want that to be my nine-to-five.
I have been doing acting my whole life. I did plays in high school. I take it pretty seriously. I used to do a lot of Shakespeare and Shakespearean festivals and monologues.
When I was younger, I was a robot. Wind her up and she plays tennis.
Shaw's plays are the price we pay for Shaw's prefaces.
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