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Kenneth Tynan
(1927-1980) born on
Apr 02
English theatre critic. He wrote "Tynan Right and Left," 1967.
No theater could sanely flourish until there was an umbilical connection between what was happening on the stage and what was happening in the world.

What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober.
A good many inconveniences attend playgoing in any large city, but the greatest of them is usually the play itself.
Even the youngest of us will know, in fifty years' time, exactly what we mean by 'a very Noel Coward sort of person'.
Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on his death 26 Jul 80
R: Curtains, pt. 2, "The American Theatre" (1961).
A: In NY "Herald Tribune," 17 Feb 57
N: Curtains."
K: On Frankie Laine at London Palladium, recalled on Tynan's death 26 Jul 80

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