Shaffer

Famous quotes containing the word shaffer:

    Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That’s not love, it’s just rubbish.
    —Peter Shaffer (b. 1926)

    Only an idiot would ask Wolfie to work on that stuff—twelve foot snakes, magic flutes.
    —Peter Shaffer (b. 1926)

    Emperor Joseph II: Your work is ingenious. It’s quality work, and there are simply too many notes, that’s all. Just cut a few and it will be perfect.
    Mozart: Which few did you have in mind, majesty?
    —Peter Shaffer (b. 1926)