Actors And Audience Quotes

Actors And Audience Quotes by Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Lemmon, Gene Wolfe, Brendan Coyle, Christine Jones, D. H. Lawrence and many others.

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
Alfred Hitchcock
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
Jack Lemmon
All the history of the stage is a struggle, the gasping of a beautiful child born at the point of death. The moralists, censorship and oppression, technology, and now poverty have all tried to destroy her. Only we, the actors and audiences, have kept her alive.
Gene Wolfe
You cant be a casual observer of something humorous – you have to engage, you have to find it funny for the relationship between actor and audience to work.
Brendan Coyle
I want everyone to feel as much as possible as if they inhabit the same space. They more fluid the relationship between actor and audience, the better.
Christine Jones
I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
D. H. Lawrence
The critic is the duenna in the passionate affair between playwrights, actors and audiences – a figure dreaded, and occasionally comic, but never welcome, never loved.
Robertson Davies