Tags:audience participation, fourth wall, 4th wall, break the fourth wall, breaking the fourth wall, break the 4th wall, breaking the 4th wall, avant-garde, theater, theaters, theatre, theatres, performer, performers, performance, performances, live performance, live performances, actor, actors, acting, improv, improvise, improvises, improvisation, improvisations, shakespeare, play, plays, playwright, playwrights, stage, stages, audience, audiences
"There's no business like show business. . ."
Tags:show business, show-business, show biz, show-biz, entertainer, entertainers, performer, performers, performance, performances, concert, concerts, live music, pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, audience, audiences, no business like show business, nightclub, nightclubs, night club, night clubs, club, clubs
"This next song goes out to anyone who's ever been in love with the idea of invading Iran."
Tags:war, iran, war in iran, live music, music, performer, performers, performing, performance, performances, piano, piano player, piano players, pianos, military, officer, soldier, soldiers, officers, general, generals, conflict, political conflict, invade, invasion, military invasion, bar, bars, restaurant, restaurants, veteran, veterans, war vet, war veteran, war veterans, war vets, armed forces, servicemen, servicewomen, history, historical, persian gulf
"You're on next. Break a leg!"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, dolphin, dolphins, porpoise, porpoises, aquarium, aquariums, waterpark, waterparks, water park, water parks, oceanarium, oceanariums, marine mammal park, marine mammal parks, show, shows, performance, performances, performing, theater, theaters, theatre, theatres, jumping, leaping, hoop, hoops, your on next, your turn, break a leg, superstition, superstitions, good luck, luck, fortune, entertainment, performer, performers
"Accepting the applause for Mr. Fontana—Mr. Fontana's mother."
Tags:music, musician, musicians, performer, performers, performance, performances, piano, pianos, pianist, pianists, concert, concerts, applause, praise, recognition, glory, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, son, sons, adult kid, adult kids, taking credit, proud parent, proud parents, mother-son relationship, mother-son relationships
"But seriously, folks..."
A man jumps from the frying pan into the fire.
Tags:cliche, cliches, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, out of the frying pan, into the fire, frying pan, frying pans, acrobat, acrobats, acrobatic, acrobatics, high dive, high dives, stunt, stunts, stuntman, stuntmen, circus, circuses, performer, performers, performance, performances, literal, literally, bad situation, bad situations
"No wonder we could get tickets."
Tags:theater, theaters, theatre, theatres, stage, stages, auditorium, auditoriums, play, plays, show, shows, performance, performances, audience, entertainment, death, funeral, funerals, memorial, memorials, wake, wakes, casket, caskets, coffin, coffins, mourning, mourner, mourners, grief, grieving, widow, widows, crying, ticket, tickets, bad play, bad plays, bad performance, bad performances, acting, actor, actors, actress, actresses, good acting, good actor, good actors, good actress, good actress, realistic
"Tonight's 'Valkyrie' features actual Norse gods, and takes place in the sky."
Tags:valkyrie, norse, norse legend, norse legends, norse god, norse gods, modern theater, modern theatre, postmodern, postmodernist, authentic, authenticity, myth, myths, norse myth, norse mythology, god, gods, opera, operas, method actor, method actors, method acting, performance, performances, performing
"Of course, what I'd really like to do is direct."
Tags:seal, seals, performer, perform, performers, performance, performances, actor, actors, director, directors, acting, directing, circus, circuses, circus animal, circus animals, performing seal, performing seals, movies, movie, film, movie actor, movie actors, film actor, film actors, hollywood, movie industry, film industry, pretentious, pretension, aspire, aspiring, dream, dreams, dreaming
"In my view, management overrates the motivational appeal of mackerel."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, dolphin, dolphins, porpoise, porpoises, aquarium, aquariums, waterpark, waterparks, water park, water parks, oceanarium, oceanariums, marine mammal park, marine mammal parks, show, shows, performance, performances, performing, jumping, leaping, entertainment, performer, performers, management, motivation, mackerel, food, fish, trainer, trainers
Chicken standing on a platform on a stage with three horns in front of it and wearing a top hat; a sign on the side of the platform reads "National Endowment for the Arts - Seal of Approval."
Tags:public funding, funding, arts, debate, debates, violence, politics, government, governments, congress, national endowment for the arts, politicians, politicians, artist, artists, art, money, finances, financing, controversy, controversies, defunding, controversial, performer, performers, performance, performances, entertainer, entertainers, entertainment, animal, animals, trick, tricks, chicken, chickens, hen, hens, horn, horns, circus, music, seal of approval, seals of approval, approved
"I've had a request. Nonetheless, here's another song."
Tags:pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, lounge singer, lounge singers, request, requests, ignoring advice, selfish, selfishness, music, taste in music, performance, performances, live performance, live performances, piano man, piano men, crooner, crooners, aloof, set list, set lists, stop, stops, stopping, halt, halts, halting, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, irritating, irritation, irritations, heckler, hecklers, heckling, heckled, song request, song requests
Tags:grand piano, grand pianos, grand-piano, grand-piano, pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, concert, concerts, perform, performer, performers, performance, performances, prop, propped up, top board prop, hold up, holding up, support, supporting, supports, holds up, recital, recitals, piano recital, piano recitals
"Is there a spin doctor in the house?"
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"Remind me—what's scary about a chair?"
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"Is there a doctor in the house, and more importantly, another magician?"
Tags:magician, magicians, magicians assistant, magicians assistant, sawn in half, saw in half, magic trick, magic tricks, failed trick, failed tricks, failed magic tricks, collapse, collapsed, performer, performance, performers, performances, doctor, doctors, doctor in the house, disaster, disasters, accident, accidents, cpr, died, dying, magic act, magic acts
"This one's for me."
Tags:dedication, dedicated, dedicating, song, songs, singer, singers, singing, show, shows, guitarist, guitarists, guitar player, guitar players, guitar playing, singer-songwriter, singer-songwriters, self-satisfaction, self-satisfied, vain, vanity, performer, performance, performances, performing, live show, live shows, busk, busks, busking, busker, buskers
"I've seen it performed many times, but I can't remember ever sleeping through it so peacefully."
Tags:performance, performances, theatre, play, plays, bore, bores, boring, snooze, snoozes, snoozing, sleep, sleeps, sleeping, nap, naps, napping, actor, actors, acting, actress, actresses, playhouse, playhouses, community theatre, community theater, interpretation, interpretations, peaceful, tranquil, tranquility, tranquillity
"Of course, now that my assistant has passed away this isn't nearly as exciting."
"Hey, we're working our asses off here!"
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, pet shop, pet shops, window display, window displays, dog adoption, show off, show-off, show offs, show-offs, showing off, performing, performance, performances, frustration, frustrations, under appreciated, underappreciated, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend
The Great Wall of France
"Although the depiction of gangland activity in this film is not accurate over all, I would like to go on record as saying that I am not entirely displeased with Mr. Robert De Niro's portrayal of a gentleman whom I take to have been a former associate of yours truly."
Tags:gang, gangs, gangland, gangster movie, gangster movies, gangster film, gangster films, portrayal, portrayals, depiction, depictions, depicting, mob, mob movie, mob movies, mob film, mob films, actor, actors, acting, performance, performances, performer, performers, flatter, flatters, flattering, flattered, true life, true to life, mob, mob boss, mob bosses, organized crime, organised crime
"Because of illness, the role of Mimi in tonight's performance will be sung by a temp."
Schubert's String Trio for Musicians with Exaggerated Facial Expressions
Tags:facial expression, expressions, concentrate, concentrates, concentrating, string trio, string trios, trio, trios, violin, violins, violinist, violinists, musician, musicians, ham it up, hamming it up, facial tic, facial tics, performance, performances, performer, performers, performing, dramatic, over-dramatic, overly dramatic, sell the drama, selling the drama