The Master of the Revels despises us all for vagrants and peddlers of bombast. But my father, James Burbage, had the first license to make a company of players from Her Majesty, and he drew from poets the literature of the age. We must show them that we are men of parts. Will Shakespeare has a play. I have a theatre. The Curtain is yours.

Richard Burbage

Queen Elizabeth: You are an eager boy. Did you like the play?
John Webster: I liked it when she stabbed herself, Your Majesty.

Philip Henslowe: Mr. Fennyman, allow me to explain about the theatre business. The natural condition is one of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.
Hugh Fennyman: So what do we do?
Philip Henslowe: Nothing. Strangely enough, it all turns out well.
Hugh Fennyman: How?
Philip Henslowe: I don't know. It's a mystery.

I'll have the rent by the end of the week, go tell the mayor.

Dewey Finn

No you're not hardcore! Unless you live hardcore! And the legend of the rent was way hardcore!

Dewey Finn

Dewey Finn: Who are you babe? This is my apartment babe.
Patty Di Marco: Oh oh, not if you don't pay your rent, it's not.

Summer Hathaway: Groupie?
Dewey Finn: What's the matter?
Summer Hathaway: You want me to be a groupie?
Dewey Finn: Well... a groupie's an important job.
Summer Hathaway: I researched groupies on the Internet.They're sluts!They sleep with the band!
Dewey Finn: No, that's not true. They're like cheerleaders.

Its gonna be a really tough project, you're gonna have to use your head, your brain and your mind too.

Dewey Finn

And we're gonna start a revolution ok? And You're gonna be a funny little footnote on my epic ass!

Dewey Finn

I'm a teacher. All I need are minds for molding.

Dewey Finn

Dewey Finn: Give me a platform. Let's rock, let's rock, today. Now do it to me.
Lawrence: Let's rock, let's rock, today.
Dewey Finn: That's good. Slap it, shoot it, ka-boot it.

Dewey Finn: Katie, what was that thing you were playing today, the big thing?
Katie: Cello.
Dewey Finn: Ok. This is a bass guitar. And it's the exact same thing but instead of playing it like this you tip it on the side... cello, you got a bass.

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