Words matter. These are the best Steve Kazee Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I grew up in a very small, rural country town, and we didn’t really have ‘the arts.’
Social media is its own sort of thing: Twitter and Facebook have changed the way everyone perceives everything.
I would love to play Lee in ‘True West’ and Bobby in ‘Company.’
What would George Clooney do? That’s one of my favourites. He is one of my favourite actors and one of my favourite human beings. I don’t know if I have a serious life philosophy.
Three-quarters of my family is Irish. Of course, the ‘Kazee’ is not.
When you start hiding things away, that’s when the darkness creeps up. Sunlight is the best disinfectant.
I’m a person who’s very interested in science and the universe and quantum physics and astrophysics.
I don’t write happy songs.
I’ve got to say I’m a Jon Snow guy for sure.
I never really trained to be a musician, but I’ve been playing guitar since I was around, like, 13 years old. For me, the guitar has always been the instrument that I’ve played. I play a little piano. I taught myself everything by ear. I don’t read music at all, which has not really been a hindrance.
‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ is the most amazing piece of theater I think I’ve ever seen. It made we want to be a kid again and made me want to pretend, which I do on a nightly basis.
No one ever tells you what the grieving process is going to be like. The process of losing a parent or ending a show or vocal injuries – they all bring on their own special breed of dismay… You just have to ride the wave. You don’t have any other choice.
There was always music in my house when I was a kid. On Saturday mornings, my mother would clean house to 45s blaring out the songs of Neil Diamond, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Cat Stevens, Harry Chapin.
For me, I was a musician long before I was an actor.
You have to have a life. And life has to go on when your voice shuts down on you and you have to take a break from what you’re doing for a career.
There’s never been a question of not being a part of this business or not being a part of this industry – I love it – it’s in my blood; it’s always been in my blood. It’s just a part of who I am.
The thing is that I’m an actor first, and in ‘Once,’ I was able to be a musician and a singer as well as an actor.
I was a disruptive student. I hated my teachers, especially my Spanish teacher. When I went to see the musical ‘Matilda,’ the horrible Miss Trunchbull brought back all sorts of horrible memories. I’d go into Spanish class, put on headphones, and sing at the top of my lungs until they threw me out.
I’m dying to do a Sam Shepard play. ‘Curse of the Starving Class,’ ‘Buried Child,’ ‘True West,’ ‘Cowboy Mouth,’ ‘Fool for Love’ – I’ll do any of them.
When you think about Broadway, you think broad and big, but the fact is there are so many plays that are very intimate, but fill a 1,500-seat house. Plays like ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ have deep moments of silence and intimacy to them.
I just always wanted to write my own album and play my own music.
Drag shows are one of my favorite things in the world. As a straight man I love going to gay bars. People at gay bars just love to dance.
My mother always told me before shows to stand up and show them whose little boy you are.
It’s intimidating any time to have a piece of art that someone else created, and that person says, ‘Let’s see what you created based on what I created.’
Nobody’s ever really dead on ‘Game of Thrones.’
If you try to create someone else’s performance, it becomes a facsimile of a facsimile.
It’s amazing how fast you learn something if they shove you out on the stage and say, ‘Learn it.’
When you’re on set with Ed Asner or Melissa Peterman, you start to sort of exist in a different realm sometimes. You try not to let that get in your head, and you try not to let that overtake you.
I’m a performer. I’m pretending to be someone else. I’m not putting my own self into the show every night.
I think we all have demons, but my demons aren’t that bad. They’re productive demons. They keep me focused on the man I want to be and the life I want to live.