” It’s the biggest party in the world, and you have to keep the whole thing percolating, which is difficult because a lot of awards most people don’t care about. “


” I mean, when I started out I was billing per hour, like a shrink because you would sit with somebody and work. But most of it, if it’s for a live show it’s usually a buy-out. A flat fee. “


” Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn’t much you can do until the nominations are announced. Then you know what kind of year you’re dealing with – what’s been overlooked, what the issues are. “


” My skirt fell off on stage during a performance of Hairspray on Broadway, revealing my fat suit over my own natural fat suit. I turned to the audience and said, ‘Now you know why I spent six years in a square.’ “


” Every single line on the Oscar show is negotiated. Unless you’ve been there, you have no idea how it is put together. It’s like nothing else on earth. I’m writing a book about it, but I have to throw in my sexual escapades to make sure it sells. “


” When AIDS hit, lots of people banded together to take care of each other and do what the government wasn’t doing. When you grow up Jewish, as I have, you learn that everybody hates you, no one’s going to help you, and you have to take care of yourself. That’s a great maxim to the gay community, and we took it to heart, we took care of our own. “


” Musicals have clearly gotten more physical. You never saw Ethel Merman doing step aerobics. “



All 7 Bruce Vilanch Quotes about You in picture


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I mean, when I started out I was billing per hour, like a shrink because you would sit with somebody and work. But most of it, if it
Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn
My skirt fell off on stage during a performance of Hairspray on Broadway, revealing my fat suit over my own natural fat suit. I turned to the audience and said,
Every single line on the Oscar show is negotiated. Unless you
When AIDS hit, lots of people banded together to take care of each other and do what the government wasn
Musicals have clearly gotten more physical. You never saw Ethel Merman doing step aerobics.

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