"I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this"
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
About this Quote
This quote by Andrew Lloyd Webber speaks to the close relationship he had with his partner. He acknowledges that he does not understand much about movie theater, but he does understand theatre. His collaborator appreciated this and they had the ability to team up in such a way that was mutually useful. This quote speaks to the value of respect in a cooperation. It is very important to acknowledge the strengths and weak points of each collaborator and to work together in a way that enables everyone to contribute their distinct skills and knowledge. This quote likewise speaks with the power of cooperation and how 2 individuals can come together to produce something higher than either could have done alone. By interacting, they had the ability to create something that neither could have done by themselves.
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