Friday, September 18, 2020

TV Quote of the Day (‘Slings and Arrows,’ on ‘Theater Ethics’)

Geoffrey Tennant, artistic director of the fictional New Burbage Festival [played by Paul Gross]: “I have a responsibility to the entire company, to the festival. This is about theater ethics.”

Ghost of Oliver Welles, his predecessor [played by Stephen Ouimette]: “Theater ethics? That's like saying ‘whorehouse morals.’"—Slings and Arrows, Season 3, Episode 3, “That Way Madness Lies,” original air date Aug. 7, 2006, teleplay by Susan Coyne, Bob Martin and Mark McKinney, directed by Peter Wellington

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