Stephen Sondheim Quotes

Stephen Sondheim Quotes: Any moment, big or small, Is a moment, after all. Seize the moment, skies may fall Any moment.
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Stephen Sondheim Quote: I don't like the word 'career'. When somebody says to me, 'oh, you've had such a wonderful career', I think, 'career - that's after you're dead.' I just don't think that way.
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Quotes about Stephen Sondheim: To wish and wait From day to day Will never keep The wolves away.
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Quote about Stephen Sondheim: Best to take the moment present as a present for the moment. . .
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Stephen Sondheim Sayings: All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That's what makes theatre live. That's why it persists.
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Stephen Sondheim Saying: I really don't want to write a score until the whole show is cast and staged.
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Sayings about Stephen Sondheim: I'm sure many writers have these strange, tiny little habits.
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Saying about Stephen Sondheim: I've always preferred actors who sing to singers who act in all the shows I've done.
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Stephen Sondheim Quotes: Nowadays, there are sometimes more producers than there are people in the cast, because it takes that much money to put a show on.
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Stephen Sondheim Quote: Johnny Depp's performance is quite remarkable. Sweeney's desire for revenge and the simmering anger and hurt that he feels carry the story forward, and Johnny finds the most remarkable variety within that narrow set of emotions. The intensity is at a boil all the time and he never drops it. It's real anger.
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Quotes about Stephen Sondheim: I was never much of a reader. I'm a slow reader, which is unusual, because I'm so into language and I love words so much. But it's hard for me to read.
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Quote about Stephen Sondheim: Almost all the shows I've been connected with have been extremely well cast. They're playing the show, not just doing the songs.
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Stephen Sondheim Sayings: You move just a finger, say the slightest word, something's bound to linger-be heard.
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Stephen Sondheim Saying: If you told me to write a love song tonight, I'd have a lot of trouble. But if you tell me to write a love song about a girl with a red dress who goes into a bar and is on her fifth martini and is falling off her chair, that's a lot easier, and it makes me free to say anything I want.
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Sayings about Stephen Sondheim: For me it's more fun to find an unexpected moment for a character to sing when you don't expect them to.
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Saying about Stephen Sondheim: That's the trouble with awards for a body of work. They always come at both a good time and a wrong time. Good because they tell you what you've been doing was worth the doing and wrong because they ought to come when you're young and excited and hungry for assurance that what you're doing is worth the doing.
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Stephen Sondheim Quotes: Everyone would like to be on Broadway, cause if a show works, you make a great deal of money and it allows you to write other shows.
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Stephen Sondheim Quote: Bit by bit, putting it together... Piece by piece, only way to make a work of art. Every moment makes a contribution, Every little detail plays a part. Having just the vision's no solution, Everything depends on execution, Putting it together, that's what counts.
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