All the world’s a stage… are iconic phrases from certainly one of historical past’s most iconic playwrights. Shakespeare noticed the world is a stage and we’re mere actors. But there are others whose complete life is devoted to appearing and theatre.
To rejoice this vibrant artwork, March 27 is commemorated as World Theatre Day yearly. Long earlier than the ‘lights, camera, action’ world of transferring footage, theatres have been the main outlet for writers and actors (and audiences as nicely). The feelings arising in a stay efficiency are a delight to observe.
The World theatre Day was established by the International Theatre Institute in 1961. Every 12 months, a playwright or a stage actor writes the ‘message’ for that 12 months. This 12 months’s message is written by actor and author Helen Mirren,who has gained an Academy Award for her efficiency in The Queen.
On the day devoted to celebrating this artwork and its artists, listed below are some quotes about the great world of theatre.
• “Movies will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good”- Terence Mann
• “Everything happens every night for this audience, and it’s a very special occasion to come to the theatre.” -Roger Rees
• “Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat.” -Greta Scacchi
• “Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.” -Victor Hugo
• “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.” – Oscar Wilde
• “The novel is more of a whisper, whereas the stage is a shout,” -Robert Holman
• “I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theatre is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture.” -Laurence Olivier
• “The theatre is certainly a place for learning about the brevity of human glory: oh all those wonderful glittering absolutely vanished pantomime!”– Iris Murdoch