Stephen Sondheim Quotes and its meanings

Stephen Sondheim has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Art Best Communication Imagination Movies Poetry

Stephen Sondheim Quotes Index

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does Stephen Sondheim write about?

Stephen Sondheim has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about art, best, communication, imagination, movies & poetry. People always share Art quotes, Best quotes, communication, imagination, movies & poetry from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Stephen Sondheim?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Stephen Sondheim.

  • Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
  • 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.
  • I'm interested in the theater because I'm interested in communication with audiences. Otherwise I would be in concert music.
  • Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.
  • In the Rodgers and Hammerstein generation, popular hits came out of shows and movies.
  • One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music.