This musical is the fulfillment of my deepest dreams. Elton's music and Bernie's lyrics have captured the pain and the passion of the characters perfectly, and the entire adaptation has re-created the very essence of the books.
More Quotes from Anne Rice:I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
Maybe thats what hell is. You go mad, and all your demonds come and get you just as fast as you can think them up.
Dickens is a very underrated writer at the moment. Everyone in his time admired him but I think right now he's not spoken of enough.
That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.
I'm fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on.
In spite of all the refinements of society that conspired to make art the dizzying perfection of the string quartet or the sprawling grandeur of Fragonards canvases beauty was savage. It was as dangerous and lawless as the earth had been eons before man had one single coherent thought in his head or wrote codes of conduct on tablets of clay. Beauty was a Savage Garden.
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Even when there are banalities, they're usually kind of benign banalities.
I didn't make a 147 until few years ago - I just wasn't the sort of player who went for them. But it's like buses I suppose, one comes along and then a few more follow.