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Amid the war of borrowed words between Shia Labeouf and his former, would-be Broadway co-star Alec Baldwin, one quote stood out in particular—in that it wasn’t lifted wholesale from an old Esquire article, but was rather a slightly nobler conflation of sentiments expressed by the likes of David Mamet and Constantin Stanislavski. “The theater belongs not to the great but to the brash,” Labeouf wrote of this proud artform he’d owned for the better part of a week. “Acting is not for gentlemen, or bureaucratic-academics. What they do is anti-art.” Surprisingly, when confronted with the tweet by »

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