It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
I love playing live, I don't like studios all that much. I need the reaction of the audience.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
When [actors] are talking, they are servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor.
If you think you're boring your audience, go slower not faster.
Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
The best audience is one that is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk.
I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
The first monster you have to scare the audience with is yourself.
Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience.
I love to entertain an audience.
My own personal taste in films as a member of the audience was not completely in line with films I was doing.
In order for American Pie to have worked, you have to have a character who, even while he is humping a pie, the audience still likes
When I perform, it's very personal. I'm sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room.
I love the rehearsal process in the theatre, and the visceral sense of contact and communication with a live audience
I've never done a film before where every single person in the audience knows the ending. I mean suspense, twists are almost impossible these days. People are blogging your endings from their cinema seats.
I'm thrilled to have a completely new audience that I can get from Court TV, without it being my own trial. That was the only other way I would have gotten it.
I've grown up with my audience; they're my age or older. Not a lot of kids are coming to see me.
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