Favourite ‘character quotes’ from Offbeat Plays and other sources
Embrace the darkness .. before it sneaks up on you
..by allowing subjective experiences such as ‘feelings’ to impose on your otherwise objective view, Mr Trump, you are in grave danger of then engaging with ‘stories’. One leads to the other. It is a dangerous path to tread.
The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.
(you bet … Ed)
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.
I must modulate my Bunsen burner
Salzella: They’re musicians, Bucket. The only way a dead body would upset them is if it fell in their beer. And even then they’d play if you offered them dead body money.
Dreaming is something that happens when your mind is left open and your thoughts slip out in the wrong order when you’re asleep.
Wishing is a pointless and desperate attempt to obtain the life you can’t be bothered to make for yourself.
At Offbeat we surround ourselves with all things magical, strange and quirky. We love creating theatre - especially if it's magical, strange and quirky. Which it usually is.