Garry Hynes Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Garry Hynes quotes and sayings (director). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“My father, Oliver Hynes, was an educator. He was originally just a teacher, a very good one, but then he was promoted to be in charge of education for the entire area. He was always an inspirational teacher. He was my big personal supporter, always coming here for the Tony Awards. My mother, Carmel, was a homemaker.”
“The English playwrights of the '50s and '60s didn't really keep writing or getting produced, while the Irish did. There's encouragement for the younger ones also in the fact that Ireland is exceptional in its ability to make theater part of the national dialogue, and it reaches to all four corners of the country.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“The odd thing about 'Cripple of Inishmaan' is it's never actually been performed on the island.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“I remember thinking, 'I can't act.' Pretending to be someone else is a terrifying thought. The thing was that, along with other people, I could create a whole world. I felt absolutely right directing.”
“I still get called 'a stick of dynamite' or 'pint-sized dynamo,' stuff like that. Actually, I was too busy to notice there was anything unusual about being a woman director until the early 1980s, when I looked around the professional theater and realized there weren't many of us. You have to make more of a case for yourself than any man.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“I think I'm attracted to writers who tell us something about ourselves.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“I was the first woman to win a Tony for directing, but the second woman came along five minutes later.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“Plays by people like Martin McDonagh and Brian Friel attract huge audiences, not because they're Irish, but because they're brilliant plays.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“As far as Irish writers being great, I think the fact that there have been two languages in Ireland for a very long time; there has obviously been a shared energy between those two languages.”
Garry Hynes Quotes
“I had spent time in New York, where I loved the idea that theater could be done up in tiny little rooms rather than for lots of money on a big stage, and be tied to ordinary life.”

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