LIFE magazine 1986 as published pages 26 and 27 Volume 9, Number 13
Cabaret, All That Jazz, Pippin, Sweet Charity, Lenny, Star 80, Dancin’, Liza with a Z (for television). Film director, choreographer actor, dancer, writer. Driven. workaholic, enigmatic. He’s uniquely talented. Bob Fosse.
“Dancing is such style that I thought it would be one thing I could bring to movies. Even Lenny, which is not dance is kind of choreographed.”
“Somebody once said the toughest thing in writing a screenplay is the fifth word Act #1 Scene #1, is easy. The next word is a killer.”
“I never had big inspirations. It’s always putting one foot in front of the other. You hear about people getting these brilliant ideas. I just say, I have to go to work.”
“They jumped on Sweet Charity when I tried a lot of quick cuts, which now by MTV standards would be very tame.”
“I really get scared-I’m not talking humble or anything- I get sick every morning when I’m doing a picture. If I don’t get sick, I think uh-oh, I’m getting overconfident.”
“My dreams are the worst, They’re all B-movies.”