I’ve seen some very beautiful drag queens.

Bebe Neuwirth

Beautiful, Some, Very, Drag,


When I was born, they put casts on my legs ’cause I had some kind of dysplasia or something. My legs were all messed up.

Bebe Neuwirth

Something, Messed, Put,


I am a very complicated person

Bebe Neuwirth

Person, Complicated, Very,


People make snap judgments about me that are frequently misguided.

Bebe Neuwirth

Happines, Make, About,


Shakespeare feels very natural to me.

Bebe Neuwirth

Very, Natural, Feels,


I’ve been very fortunate in my collaborators throughout my career.

Bebe Neuwirth

Career, Very, Been, Fortunate,


I’m not a performer who will come on stage and tell you everything about my life. It’s just not who I am.

Bebe Neuwirth

Life, Famous, Stage,


One of the things that’s great about doing a show over and over again… is that you have to find ways to make it spontaneous, as though everything is happening for the first time… to continue to mine the material and find new things.

Bebe Neuwirth

Mine, Great, Doing,


It’s a blessing as an artist to express myself – whether that be via dance, via song or via speech – in so many different ways.

Bebe Neuwirth

Myself, Dance, Song, Blessing,


I was not influenced by concerts as a child, but I was very strongly influenced by the ballets I saw.

Bebe Neuwirth

Child, Very, Saw, Concerts,


My audition song is, and has been since 1977, ‘I Love a Piano.’

Bebe Neuwirth

Love, Piano, Been,


On the rare occasions I go to the gym, I prefer silence.

Bebe Neuwirth

Silence, Gym, Rare,


The first Broadway show I saw was when I was 11. I saw ‘Hair.’

Bebe Neuwirth

Hair, First, Show, Saw,


I don’t see myself as a diva at all.

Bebe Neuwirth

Myself, See, Diva,


Certainly the life of a dancer is very difficult. The training is very hard and relentlessly grueling.

Bebe Neuwirth

Training, Difficult, Hard,


Anything that I do, I try to make it as good as I possibly can.

Bebe Neuwirth

Good, Try, Anything, Make,


Kirstie [Alley] saved me, in a way. [At the time], I had a terrible marriage, and I stayed at her house. She was wonderful – just a kind, big-hearted, filthy girl. Somehow she could be vulgar without being vulgar.

Bebe Neuwirth

Girl, House, Way,