Marsha Norman Quotes

Marsha Norman Quotes: When ''night, Mother' opened, I did not know how long it would be before I would have another show on Broadway.
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Marsha Norman Quote: In the theater, when people hear that you're writing a play, they want to know what it's all about, whether there's a role for them. You write it fairly quickly, and it becomes a group activity before you're really ready to have company.
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Quotes about Marsha Norman: During the day, our souls gather their ... impressions of us, how our lives feel. ... Our spirits collect these impressions, keep them together, like wisps of smoke in a bag. Then, when we're asleep, our brains open up these bags of smoke ... and take a look.
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Quote about Marsha Norman: I have had an inordinate and painful concern for the audience in my writing career.
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Marsha Norman Sayings: There is no point in trying to remember your dreams ... There is only the unspeakable joy of eavesdropping on your spirit, catching tiny glimpses of its independent life, resting for a moment in its wisdom, puzzling, laughing sometimes, over what it's up to, what it makes of you.
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Marsha Norman Saying: I feel that I speak the musical language.
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Sayings about Marsha Norman: My view is that musicals are love stories with great final scenes. It's just that simple. Musicals are also conflicts between two worlds. And by those criteria, 'The Color Purple' is actually exactly the kind of story that makes for a great musical. Yes, it's got hard stuff in it, but so does 'Les Miserables' and 'Phantom of the Opera.'
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