Slings and Arrows: Season 3:03 “That Way Madness Lies”

“Charles has run raving into the storm. The irony is breathtaking!” – Oliver Every week, Slings and Arrows pulls a quote from the play it’s focusing on that season to reflect the themes of that episode. Here, at the episode 3 “tipping point” of the six-episode, “That Way Madness Lies” proves to be more on-the-nose literal […]

All-star Company with NY Philharmonic on PBS

And in the 1970th year anno dominum, God created the concept musical. Only in this particular case, “God” would be Stephen Sondheim. Ask any musical theatre nerd, though, and they’ll probably respond, “Yeah, that sounds about right.”

Slings and Arrows: 3:02 “Vex Not His Ghost”

“Is work enough, or is there something more?” – Father McTeague

Slings and Arrows: Season 3:01 “Divided Kingdom”

“Some people don’t handle success very well.” – Anna Anybody else smell the dread in the air?

Slings and Arrows: Season 2:06 “Birnam Wood”

“Between me and the ape pacing over there, which one of us is actually thinking about THIS PLAY?” – Geoffrey

Slings and Arrows: Season 2:05 “Steeped in Blood”

“All you really have to do is connect. With the other actors. Live moment to moment; that’s exactly how Macbeth is living.” – Geoffrey

Slings and Arrows: Season 2:04 “Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair”

Geoffrey: “Henry, just a quick note before you go back out… you’re fired.” Henry: “On what basis?” Geoffrey: “Well, I could just say that I don’t like you, but that isn’t really specific enough and this is all about specifics, isn’t it? So, the truth is, I don’t like you, and I don’t like your […]

Slings and Arrows: Season 2:03: “Rarer Monsters”

“Theatre is a war…the actors are the ones on the front line.” – Ellen

Slings and Arrows: Season 2:02 “Fallow Time”

Henry: “‘It is the bloody business which informs. Thus to mine eyes.’ Now, shall we get along with our own ‘bloody business’?” (company laughs) Oliver: “He’s gotten better with age.” Geoffrey: “Fuck you.”

Slings and Arrows, Season 2:01 “Season’s End”

Geoffrey: “Actors should be frightened for their lives…that’s when they do their best work.” Richard: “Really? That’s just like normal people!”

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