Allthe world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have theirexits and

Theatre is the art form of the present: it exists only in the present and then it's gone

- Simon McBurney

It was only in the theatre that I lived 

- Oscar Wilde

The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation

- Stella Adler

From the start it has been theatre's business to entertain... It needs no other passport than fun

- Bertolt Brecht

The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life

- Arthur Miller

Welcome to CurtainsUp, where you will find interviews with theatre creatives, features on what gets us all taking in theatreland and reviews of shows from around the UK.

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