Willie Aames - I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.
[ Also Audience Began Forget Fun Get How Into Learned Never Out Something Stage Will Work]
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Charles M. Allen - The producers felt that 24 would be good for the audience, to really get to know who these 12 and 12 are.
[ Audience Felt Get Good Know Producers Really These Would]
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Charles Atlas - When we started, we knew the show was going to be hit or miss, and we needed to find a core audience to really make us survive. And I think we've been able to do that.
[ Able Audience Been Core Find Going Hit Knew Make Miss Needed Really Show Started Survive Think Us]
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Bill Bryson - The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not.
[ Audiences Between Critics Difference Group Humans]
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Alex Campbell - All I want to do is make sure that art is available to all Americans in a participatory way, whether you engage in the art process yourself or you're an audience member.
[ Americans Art Audience Available Engage Make Member Participatory Process Sure Want Way Whether Yourself]
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Donald Cargill - I just saw the movie for the first time in its entirely last night. It's really cool when you're in with an audience that's so tuned in and plugged in to what's going on.
[ Audience Cool Entirely First Going Just Last Movie Night Really Saw Time Tuned]
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Leland Chapman - We are pushing ahead as fast as we can for all audiences, whether for the business user, the child, or the digital music enthusiast.
[ Ahead Audiences Business Child Digital Enthusiast Fast Music Pushing User Whether]
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Francis Ford Coppola - That audience is there for me.
[ Audience]
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Rene Coty - But I got an audience that knows what I do. They usually show up, so I usually do pretty good.
[ Audience Good Got Knows Pretty Show Up Usually]
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David Cronenberg - The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.
[ Audience Challenge Collage Did Director Film Going Images Line See Sense Straight These Want]
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Russell Crowe - Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
[ Although Audience Brass Cigarettes Connection Contact Crowds Had Huge Kind Lighting Lost Only Out Playing Point Such Were Where]
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Javier Cuadros - The Japanese seem to be a loyal audience.
[ Audience Japanese Loyal Seem]
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Edsger Dijkstra - In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.
[ Almost Atmosphere Audience Church Completely Event Everyone Felt Jazz Meeting Members Musicians Part Quiet Respectful Sermon Temple Tune Were Where Whole]
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Fyodor Dostoevsky - We simply write the kind of music we enjoy most and hope that our audience will enjoy it too.
[ Audience Enjoy Hope Kind Most Music Our Simply Too Will Write]
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Gilles Duceppe - Just once I would like to persuade the audience not to wear any article of blue denim. If only they could see themselves in a pair of brown corduroys like mine instead of this awful, boring blue denim.
[ Any Article Audience Awful Blue Boring Brown Could Instead Just Mine Once Only Pair Persuade See Themselves Wear Would]
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Donald Evans - I don't think today's younger audience... would even know what 1920s musicals were like.
[ Audience Even Know Musicals Think Today Were Would Younger]
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Edward Fitzgerald - If you make a movie about Elizabeth I, how much of the dialogue is her real words? Audiences know when they go see a movie that it is fiction.
[ Audiences Dialogue Elizabeth Fiction Go Her How Know Make Movie Much Real See Words]
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Margot Fonteyn - Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
[ Actors Audience Fired Get Just Retreat Some Sound Up Want]
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Jonathan Franzen - I have spoken to expert audiences occasionally, but then no audience is expert over the whole range of things I want to explore.
[ Audience Audiences Expert Explore Occasionally Over Range Spoken Then Things Want Whole]
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Brendan Fraser - I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even common jokes as part of what I'm doing. I don't give a damn if half the audience walks out.
[ Audience Common Damn Dog Doing Even Give Half Jokes Out Part Reserve Right Stories Tell Walks]
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Peter Fraser - I'm aware of my audience in a way, and I do try to engage with them while I'm trying to go about my business of thinking. I believe they help me by providing a focus.
[ Audience Aware Believe Business Engage Focus Go Help Providing Them Thinking Try Trying Way While]
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Joe Frazier - My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current form is based on the audience that comes with it.
[ Audience Based Comes Current Entertainment Form Idea Rejection]
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Paulo Freire - You pay your money, you take your choice. I get the audience my language attracts and I lose the ones it repels.
[ Attracts Audience Choice Get Language Lose Money Ones Pay Repels Take Your]
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Geronimo - Obviously, CGI in the last ten years has gone through such leaps and bounds that today, people are looking for these kinds of movies to wow audiences with technology.
[ Audiences Bounds Cgi Gone Kinds Last Leaps Looking Movies Obviously Such Technology Ten These Through Today Wow Years]
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Martin Goldsmith - I want to do what I want when I want to do it not be dictated to by audiences.
[ Audiences Dictated Want]
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Alberto Gonzales - Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will.
[ Adored Always Apart Audiences Did Distinguished Early Film History Humbly Italian Niche Occupy Probably Realized Something Special Them Then Thought Will Work]
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Bill Halter - A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.
[ Audience Does Flaw Line Look Louse Motivation Prop Real Same Setting Single Smallest Story True Up]
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Robert Hamer - An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.
[ Audience Big Dub Guts Had Important Laugh Never Would]
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Mike Harding - I'm trying to sell every audience something; that something is me.
[ Audience Every Sell Something Trying]
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James Haven - I can't imagine working without and audience.
[ Audience Imagine Without Working]
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Alan Hovhaness - I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
[ Audiences Love Made Play Rather Simply So-Called Special Than]
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Christine Keeler - You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one.
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
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Hazrat Inayat Khan - If the audience walks out of a concert thinking, What a wonderful experience, then we have done our job.
[ Audience Concert Done Experience Job Our Out Then Thinking Walks Wonderful]
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Hulagu Khan - If there were no rules about when to applaud, we in the audience would have the right response almost always.
[ Almost Always Applaud Audience Response Right Rules Were Would]
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Nusrat F. A. Khan - The sheer force of the music calls for a wild audience reaction.
[ Audience Calls Force Music Reaction Sheer Wild]
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Thomas Kuhn - A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must of necessity feel all of the affects that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humour will stimulate a like humour in the listener.
[ Affects Arouse Audience Cannot Feel His Hopes Humour Listener Move Moved Musician Must Necessity Others Own Revealing Stimulate Too Unless Will]
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William Kunstler - We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
[ Actor Audience Before Film Front Got Into Live Television Theater]
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Anthony LaPaglia - Those two songs condense the two albums. They also show what the audiences wanted. I was desperate to keep the band together and find something that the public would like.
[ Albums Also Audiences Band Condense Desperate Find Keep Public Show Something Songs Those Together Two Wanted Would]
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Lennox Lewis - I don't feel like I need to preach to the world or nothing like that. I just feel like I share what I say, and if listeners get it, they get it. And I never underestimate the audience's ability to feel me.
[ Ability Audience Feel Get Just Listeners Need Never Nothing Preach Say Share Underestimate World]
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Reggie Lewis - I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
[ Ability Audience Beautiful Billie Cool Could Diva Emotion Feeling Gesture Hand Her Holiday Look Move Person Say She Sing Singer Slightest Sound]
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Edwin Lutyens - In all the great periods of the drama perfect freedom of choice and subject, perfect freedom of individual treatment, and an audience eager to give itself to sympathetic listening, even if instruction be involved, have brought the great results.
[ Audience Brought Choice Drama Eager Even Freedom Give Great Individual Instruction Involved Itself Listening Perfect Periods Results Subject Sympathetic Treatment]
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Jessica Lynch - There is no essential difference between the material of comedy and tragedy. All depends on the point of view of the dramatist, which, by clever emphasis, he tries to make the point of view of his audience.
[ Audience Between Clever Comedy Depends Difference Dramatist Emphasis Essential His Make Material Point Tragedy Tries View Which]
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Mark McCormack - It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
[ Actors Audience Come Fools Make Mean Ones Prepared Something Themselves Usually]
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John McCrae - You're creating a different world and the actor's job is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world, whether it be actually something that you recognize from your own life or not.
[ Able Actor Actually Audience Convince Creating Different Enter Into Job Life Own Recognize Something Whether World Your]
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Phyllis McGinley - I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.
[ Am Audience Better Dead Fact Ham Love Real Without Work]
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Keith Miller - I've never worried about what audiences would accept or had a game plan regarding the career. I never had an idea of how I should look to my fans or anybody else.
[ Accept Anybody Audiences Career Else Fans Game Had How Idea Look Never Plan Regarding Should Worried Would]
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Little Milton - The ultimate sin of any performer is contempt for the audience.
[ Any Audience Contempt Performer Sin Ultimate]
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George Richards Minot - If you really want to help the American theater, don't be an actress, dahling. Be an audience.
[ Actress American Audience Help Really Theater Want]
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Mario Monti - What I am finding now is that my audience is getting younger as I get older, which is a very good thing as you know - you don't want them to get older as you get older.
[ Am Audience Finding Get Getting Good Know Now Older Them Thing Very Want Which Younger]
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Bobby Moore - I'm not sure exactly how gossiping about my life with my audience really helps them.
[ Audience Exactly Helps How Life Really Sure Them]
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Brian Moore - I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show.
[ Audience Besides Build Business Create Doing Legacy Many New Other Products Reach Show Shows Stars Strong Talk Trying Want Ways Women]
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Carrie-Anne Moss - When I'm talking to a large audience, I imagine that I'm talking to a single person.
[ Audience Imagine Large Person Single Talking]
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Arthur Murray - I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable.
[ Audience Comfortable Energy English-Speaking Expressing Feeling Freely Himself Instead Into Look Lot Myself Person Putting See Spanish Trying Understood]
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Gerard De Nerval - The best audience is intelligent, well-educated and a little drunk.
[ Audience Best Drunk Intelligent Little Well-Educated]
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Bill Nighy - Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
[ Audience Economically Harnessed How Large Living Make Most Musicians Performance Relationship Royalties Sales Their Through Ticket Writers]
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Isabel Paterson - And the goal really is to make the audience laugh, to bring them some joy.
[ Audience Bring Goal Joy Laugh Make Really Some Them]
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Christopher Plummer - Poets have to be sensitive to their audience, but it does not mean that they censor themselves. I realise my audience is diverse. Some will read with empathy and curiosity while others will take offense.
[ Audience Censor Curiosity Diverse Does Empathy Mean Offense Others Poets Read Realise Sensitive Some Take Their Themselves While Will]
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William Proxmire - This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason.
[ Almost Audience Barely Documentary Factual Fascinating His Hours Kept Left Life Our Programme Ratings Reason Two Watching Whole]
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Daphne Rae - I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds them. Eventually, too, they become very jealous of the love one has with an audience.
[ Always Audience Become Been Bite Eventually Feeds Hand Jealous Love Men Them Too Turn Very]
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Tim Rice - At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.
[ Audience Dancing Eager Faces Male More Naked Obscene Shows Still Strip Than Their Themselves Watch Were Women]
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Jay Roach - For me, the great joy is to watch an audience watching what I've made. To hear not a peep from the audience at the right moment, and then to hear the laughs and the cheers.
[ Audience Cheers Great Hear Joy Laughs Made Moment Right Then Watch Watching]
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Henry Martyn Robert - We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience.
[ Anonymously Audience Critics Dark Done Four Greatest Joy Likes Make Millions Movies Paid Paying See Sit Somebody Theater Them Upon Watch]
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Kurt Student - Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way to keep the audience involved. Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention?
[ Attention Audience Great Involved Keep Kinds Questions Rhetorical Speeches Think Those Using Way Would Your]
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Mena Suvari - The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so.
[ Audience Because Energy Got Great Half Haven Hold Hour Live Look Lot Minutes Only See Television Them Training Young Youthful Zip]
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Kevin Thomas - On stage, the audience watches from a fixed viewpoint and the director cannot retake something he doesn't like. It has to work straight through.
[ Audience Cannot Director Fixed Something Stage Straight Through Viewpoint Watches Work]
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Lewis Thomas - Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
[ Although Apart Around Audience Being Commissioned Ensure Few More Nothing Operas Performances Popularity Quite Still Than World]
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William M. Thomas - When we were trying to get the money for Driving Miss Daisy, everyone kept saying no one could direct it well enough to entertain an audience for 100 minutes essentially watching three people chatting in the kitchen.
[ Audience Chatting Could Daisy Direct Driving Enough Entertain Essentially Everyone Get Kept Kitchen Minutes Miss Money Saying Three Trying Watching Well Were]
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Peter Tosh - You find out your mistakes from an audience that pays admission.
[ Admission Audience Find Mistakes Out Pays Your]
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Fred L. Turner - It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
[ Audience Cry Crying Really Thinks Whether]
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Jacques Verges - Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
[ Album Audience Before Comedian Inside Performance Second]
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Sol Wachtler - In the theatre the audience wants to be surprised - but by things that they expect.
[ Audience Expect Surprised Theatre Things Wants]
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John Webster - You have to get the audience invested even if you're doing something that they think is dumb, it's kind of what these movies are all about.
[ Audience Doing Dumb Even Get Invested Kind Movies Something These Think]
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Peter Wright - Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people.
[ Art Audience Could Extraordinary Film Form Limited More Numbers Painting Rarefied Reach Recognized Social Tool Tremendous Whereas]
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Deng Xiaoping - 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.
[ American Audience Character Even Humping Likes Order Pie Still While Worked]
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A. B. Yehoshua - Audiences are audiences.
[ Audiences]
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Coleman Young - The play is always fresh to me. It's not the audience's fault that I've said the words before.
[ Always Audience Before Fault Fresh Play Said Words]
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James Young - When something is moving you get that intake of breath and that stillness from the audience.
[ Audience Breath Get Intake Moving Something Stillness]
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Loretta Young - You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it.
[ Always Audiences Come Comedy Doing Draw Experiences Films How Know Later Laugh Live May Months Six Time Vacuum Working Your]
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Jason Zebehazy - The audience, upon learning that the real Buffalo Bill was present, gave several cheers between the acts.
[ Acts Audience Between Bill Buffalo Cheers Gave Learning Present Real Several Upon]
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- We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated.
[ Analyze Audiences Complicated Doomed Films Hope Make Making Other Ourselves Recipe See Some Sophisticated Success Then Think Too Try Want Would]
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- This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
[ Always America Audiences Been Business Cinema Europe Film Intellectual More Perhaps Sexuality Than Theatre True Young]
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- Don't give it to the audience; leave it to the audience.
[ Audience Give Leave]
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- I don't know what the secret to longevity as an actress is. It's more than talent and beauty. Maybe it's the audience seeing itself in you.
[ Actress Audience Beauty Itself Know Longevity Maybe More Secret Seeing Talent Than]
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- Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
[ Although Audience Buy Cinema Earth Fantasy Film First-Class Flight Get Imagine Journey Middle Real Their Ticket Will]
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- As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction.
[ Audience Director Emotion Emotional Evokes Follow Goes Hero Job Journey Kind Make Reaction Some Story Sure Through Viewers]
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- Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory. One episode after another was part of a cumulative experience shared by the audience.
[ After Another Audience Been Blues Cumulative Episode Experience First Had Hill Memory Might Part Shared Show Street Television]
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- I write for an audience that likes what I like, reads what I read, thinks about the things I think about. In many ways, this puts me in opposition to the people who go to the theater generally.
[ Audience Generally Go Likes Many Opposition Puts Read Reads Theater Things Think Thinks Ways Write]
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- The Top 40 is geared toward 20 and under, not 20 and up. That's the audience I'm geared to.
[ Audience Geared Top Toward Under Up]
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- I think the audience would like to see movies that are stunning to watch. I really think they'd like to see spectacles.
[ Audience Movies Really See Spectacles Stunning Think Watch Would]
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- The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it. They don't know what is CGI and what is real.
[ Audiences Cgi Know Now Quality Real Used]
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- I've always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance.
[ Always Audience Bought Entertainers Except Good Idea Into Involved Never Nothing Owe Performance Stay Their Wanted Young]
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- It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film.
[ Always Attuned Audience Aware Being Clear Critically Cynical Easy Even Film Manipulate Manipulated Manipulation Nearly Think]
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- Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
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- There is an audience for every play; it's just that sometimes it can't wait long enough to find it.
[ Audience Enough Every Find Just Long Play Sometimes Wait]
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- We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them.
[ Analyzed Angles Arriving Audience Back Boston Did Ears Experiments Incidence Many Measured Measurements Mit Sound Symphony Them Then Took Where Years]
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- I'm very conscious that I want the dance audience to respond and respect what I'm doing, so I'm always very true to the music and I honour the music in the way I see it - I don't mess around with the music.
[ Always Around Audience Conscious Dance Doing Honour Mess Music Respect Respond See True Very Want Way]
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- It's one of the things that looks good written down, but the reality is that you think about the pieces you're doing and try to bear in mind everyone in the audience.
[ Audience Bear Doing Down Everyone Good Looks Mind Pieces Reality Things Think Try Written]
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- Sometimes you don't know what you've got until you put it in front of an audience - and the enthusiasm for the show from the audience has been just incredible.
[ Audience Been Enthusiasm Front Got Incredible Just Know Put Show Sometimes Until]
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- Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience.
[ Art Audience Available Conventional Due Electronic Involve Media Performance Practical Small Smell Sounds Taste Theater Usually]
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- A show needs time to find an audience, and they're very quick to pull them off the air now.
[ Air Audience Find Needs Now Off Pull Quick Show Them Time Very]
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- In television, the audience has to be comfortable with you, and I've managed to prove that I can be in American homes to some degree, and not necessarily where everyone knows me, either.
[ American Audience Comfortable Degree Either Everyone Homes Knows Managed Necessarily Prove Some Television Where]
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- I was jumping out of my skin. It was horrible. I was all over the place, because I'd never been in front of a live audience. That's a whole other element in the play, the audience.
[ Audience Because Been Element Front Horrible Jumping Live Never Other Out Over Place Play Skin Whole]
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- Sometimes there's one person in the audience laughing hysterically, and it's so much fun. You end up playing the entire play to them.
[ Audience End Entire Fun Hysterically Laughing Much Person Play Playing Sometimes Them Up]
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- It's not a very popular subject amongst my audience, who are by nature more internationalist, but I don't choose what to write about, I don't choose my subjects, they kind of choose me.
[ Amongst Audience Choose Internationalist Kind More Nature Popular Subject Subjects Very Write]
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- That taught me one lesson which is that you're naive to believe that bands can change the world. Bands are very naive to think that just if their audience thinks that they can change the world, that they can. That was quite a lesson for my career, really.
[ Audience Bands Believe Career Change Just Lesson Naive Quite Really Taught Their Think Thinks Very Which World]
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- I did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it.
[ Audience Cinema Did Entertaining Film Hopefully Long Make Mouth Offer Out Own Sake See Show Suggests Their Those Want Wanted Will Word]
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- The long version of the play is actually an easier version to follow. In all of the cut versions the intense speeches are cut too close together for the audience and the actors.
[ Actors Actually Audience Close Cut Easier Follow Intense Long Play Speeches Together Too Version Versions]
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- I think there's a far more general audience now because I've done more populist stuff on telly.
[ Audience Because Done Far General More Now Populist Stuff Telly Think]
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- If you want something from an audience, you give blood to their fantasies. It's the ultimate hustle.
[ Audience Blood Fantasies Give Hustle Something Their Ultimate Want]
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- Your audience gives you everything you need. They tell you. There is no director who can direct you like an audience.
[ Audience Direct Director Everything Gives Need Tell Your]
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- Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
[ Actually Allows Americans Audience Conveys Epic Films Lacking Listen Native Normally Receive Respect Second Spielberg Tale Their Western Wisdom]
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- In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny - an experience I've never had in America!
[ America Audience Chapter Corpse Experience Exquisite First Funny Had Laughed Netherlands Never Places Read Thought Were]
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- Cable penetrates 70 percent of American audiences now.
[ American Audiences Cable Now Penetrates Percent]
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- Audiences like to see the bad guys get their comeuppance.
[ Audiences Bad Get Guys See Their]
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- I think you have a pact with an audience in every picture, and I think the pact is to try and be truthful and to be real.
[ Audience Every Pact Picture Real Think Truthful Try]
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- Dark comedy is very difficult. You have to bring the audience in and push them away at the same time.
[ Audience Away Bring Comedy Dark Difficult Push Same Them Time Very]
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- Sometimes I feel like I'm a preacher as well, 'cause I can really get into an audience.
[ Audience Cause Feel Get Into Preacher Really Sometimes Well]
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- In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.
[ Advertisers Audiences Bait Business Commerce Communications Day-To-Day Delivering Interested Merchandise Merely Much Shows Television]
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- The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
[ Audience Comedian Every Fifteen Laugh Make Minimum Once Role Seconds]
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- It's a gamble. A band like Kiss, a lot of those are our audience but we don't do as much make-up. Alice would have more to lose if we got back together.
[ Alice Audience Back Band Gamble Got Kiss Lose Lot Make-Up More Much Our Those Together Would]
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- I don't make movies because I think audiences will want to go see them.
[ Audiences Because Go Make Movies See Them Think Want Will]
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- I still that that movie-goers like the experience of leaving their homes and going to have a communal experience, especially in comedies or interactive things where you can get an audience reaction to.
[ Audience Comedies Communal Especially Experience Get Going Homes Interactive Leaving Reaction Still Their Things Where]
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- We want to create these dramatic situations, whether they are real or not, to entertain audiences.
[ Audiences Create Dramatic Entertain Real Situations These Want Whether]
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- I have been steadily exchanging a rock audience who were nervous about what they had just bought for a jazz audience who not only were happy with their purchase, but are increasingly coming again.
[ Again Audience Been Bought Coming Exchanging Had Happy Increasingly Jazz Just Nervous Only Purchase Rock Steadily Their Were]
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- The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent.
[ Audience Even Function Itself Please Primary Serve Talent Theater]
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- It's rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That's one way of making music.
[ Attending Audience Deliver Few Gifted Making Music Paper Peers Rather Seminar Specialists Talking Their University Way Where]
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- Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
[ Ago Audience Concert Instinct Into Pace Pacing Performance Pleasing Reading Song Story Taught Translates Years]
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- Phish and Dave Matthews really know their audiences and really treat them well.
[ Audiences Dave Know Matthews Phish Really Their Them Treat Well]
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- I view myself primarily as a trial lawyer who happens to be writing, as opposed to a writer who happens to be a trial lawyer, so the audience is like a jury to me.
[ Audience Happens Jury Lawyer Myself Opposed Primarily Trial View Writer Writing]
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- An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
[ Actress Always Aside Audience Because Cannot Career Compelling Emotions Gift Her Joyous Loves Married Merriment Moving Public Satisfied Set She Simply Tears Tribute Whole Work]
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- I'm always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.
[ Advertising Always Audience Book Come Copies Great Huge Just Keep Out Prepared Received Sell Seven Such Well Working Worst]
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- I like working on stage because there's something very immediate about it, that interaction with an audience where you immediately hear their reaction, or feel them, whether they're with you.
[ Audience Because Feel Hear Immediate Immediately Interaction Reaction Something Stage Their Them Very Where Whether Working]
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- Once you get into your stride, the camera becomes like another person in the room. It's like being in a very small theatre where there is no getting away with anything because the audience is centimetres away from you.
[ Another Anything Audience Away Because Becomes Being Camera Get Getting Into Once Person Room Small Stride Theatre Very Where Your]
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- Harry Collins was the first magician I ever saw back in 1965 when I was five years old. He was doing a magic show and I was the volunteer from the audience.
[ Audience Back Collins Doing Ever First Five Harry Magic Magician Old Saw Show Volunteer Years]
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- How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me.
[ Audience Complete Connect Does How Just Music Mystery]
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- I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I were in the audience.
[ Almost Audience Comfortable Make Never Try Want Were]
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- Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives of the studio, the producer, and the audience. It is very hard to accomplish anything in that situation.
[ Accomplish Anything Audience Constantly Executives Film Films Hard Making Most Producer Situation Studio Very Work]
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- And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!
[ Audience Day Even Follow Footsteps Him House Knows May Out Over Preside President Someone Somewhere Spouse Well White Will Wish]
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- Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!
[ Audience Day Even Follow Footsteps Him House May Out Over Preside President Someone Somewhere Spouse Well White Will Wish]
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- I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom.
[ Audience Closer Could Expressing Get Had Horror Human Keeping Mask Movement Myself Performing Phantom Possible Prosthetic Singing Stylized Things Those Through Used Wearing While]
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- A workshop is a way of renting an audience, and making sure you're communicating what you think you're communicating. It's so easy as a young writer to think you're been very clear when in fact you haven't.
[ Audience Been Clear Communicating Easy Fact Haven Making Renting Sure Think Very Way Workshop Writer Young]
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- I try to do as many stunts as they'll let me do. I think it's important for an audience to feel that the actor's really doing it.
[ Actor Audience Doing Feel Important Many Really Stunts Think Try]
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- I'm the audience's representative on earth.
[ Audience Earth Representative]
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- All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers.
[ Attendance Audiences Careers Following Getting More Our Really Records Result Selling Spread Started Sudden Think Wide Younger]
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- The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.
[ Audience Because Only Onstage Reason Sight Stand Sunglasses Wore]
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- Everybody that you could name would join in our audiences from, Laguardia on down. Everybody came. Everybody came to the Cotton Club.
[ Audiences Came Club Cotton Could Down Everybody Join Name Our Would]
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- My audience was my life. What I did and how I did it, was all for my audience.
[ Audience Did How Life]
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- I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
[ Actors Audience Cried Cries Drama Made Mistakes Thought]
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- Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another.
[ Another Audience Become Commonplace Far Kick Members Need Ovations Punch Standing Too Where]
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- I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life.
[ Am Audiences Balance Bruno Duck Frank How Keep Know Life Longer Might Off Say Shelf Take Want Weave]
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- There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.
[ Adapted Audience Been Civil Liberal Movement Only Rights Tone Voice Whites Whose]
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- Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
[ Audience Going Said Say Tell Them Then]
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- 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.
[ Audience Best Colorful Concrete Couched Detail Feel Felt Happened Hear Heard Incident Language Make Picture Purpose Recreate Relevant Saw See Way Your]
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- If you go on stage with the wrong attitude, or something in your performance is off, you can lose an audience in the first minute. That first minute is crucial.
[ Attitude Audience Crucial First Go Lose Minute Off Performance Something Stage Wrong Your]
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- Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn't do that. I just started doin' it in front of an audience and had to deliver.
[ Actor Actors Audience Deliver Doin Front Had Just Kind Lot Most Spend Started Themselves Time Training]
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- I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I'm gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her.
[ Audience Been Before Catch Girl Gonna Ground Her Hits Kick Kiss Kissed Legs Maybe Might Never Out Right Seen She Something Then Try Under Wanna Would]
Topic:
- I've never been one to sit back and go, 'I'd better do what the audience wants me to do, because I don't want to lose them.'
[ Audience Back Because Been Better Go Lose Never Sit Them Want Wants]
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- At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture.
[ Around Asked Audience Books Boston Furniture Had Head Idea Obsessed Question Rattled Signing Someone Why]
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- I write about what interests me. It's very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience.
[ Audience Dangerous Interests Satisfy Try Very Write]
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- In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic.
[ Audience Between Conventions Crowd Different Entirely Fantasy Fiction Harvard Poland Schizophrenic Science Women]
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- If you're sitting in that audience ready to fight me from the very beginning, I'm going to have a hard time getting to you. But if you've got a heart at all, I'm going to get it.
[ Audience Beginning Fight Get Getting Going Got Hard Heart Ready Sitting Time Very]
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- For me to go back and to play for audiences some of whom have been following me for thirty years and some who have found me in the last five or six years, that's really an interesting thing. I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
[ Audience Audiences Back Been Five Following Found Go Goes Interesting Kids Last Olds Play Really Seventy Six Some Thing Thirty Whom Year Years]
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- I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
[ Audience Goes Kids Olds Seventy Year]
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- I don't think anyone ever gets over the surprise of how differently one audience's reaction is from another.
[ Another Anyone Audience Differently Ever Gets How Over Reaction Surprise Think]
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- I think it's because it's so different and it takes risks. Plus, it's really smart humor. It gives the audience credit in terms of not needing to tell them when to laugh. I love that about the show. There's no laugh track.
[ Audience Because Credit Different Gives Humor Laugh Love Needing Plus Really Risks Show Smart Takes Tell Terms Them Think Track]
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- I think that we had a really loyal, great audience on Tuesdays and we were hoping that with the move, they would come with us. It looks like they have, so things are good and we are going to keep building.
[ Audience Building Come Going Good Great Had Hoping Keep Looks Loyal Move Really Things Think Us Were Would]
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- Very difficult to understand American audience, what they like, what they don't like. Some movie I like very much, it doesn't work. Some movie I don't like, it gets big box office. Very difficult.
[ American Audience Big Box Difficult Gets Movie Much Office Some Understand Very Work]
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- Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
[ Actors Audiences Fad Live Movies Really See Stage Want]
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- I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details.
[ Audience Been Character Details Even Follow Hard Her History Invest Know Make Mind Show Six Sort Things Think Up Years]
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- What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops.
[ Amazing Audiences Explain Hope Into Just Much Never Same Stops Thing Turns Venue Walk Were]
Topic:
- At one point, people thought that Eddie Murphy would only reach one sector of the audience, but now everyone sees everything Eddie Murphy does.
[ Audience Does Eddie Everyone Everything Murphy Now Only Point Reach Sector Sees Thought Would]
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- One of the things I find about acting is that the less the audience knows about the actor, the more they're able to believe in him in the role.
[ Able Acting Actor Audience Believe Find Him Knows Less More Role Things]
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- I usually say Latina, Mexican-American or American Mexican, and in certain contexts, Chicana, depending on whether my audience understands the term or not.
[ American Audience Certain Contexts Depending Latina Mexican Say Term Understands Usually Whether]
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- In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels.
[ Audience Causes Caution Channels Memoirs Much Nod Other Production Shows Think Too Writing]
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- A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
[ Attention Audience Entertainer First Good His Hold Lesson Must Teach Teacher Then]
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- I'm manipulating the audience. I'm making sure people sympathize.
[ Audience Making Manipulating Sure Sympathize]
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- I don't know if it was the whole audience getting stoned out of their minds getting ready for the Floyd thing or what it was, but it was like playing to a painting.
[ Audience Floyd Getting Know Minds Out Painting Playing Ready Stoned Their Thing Whole]
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- When the target audience is American teenage kids, you can have problems. My generation prized really fine acting and writing. Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles which underpin great visual comedy.
[ Acting American Audience Back Basic Comedy Fine Generation Go Great Kids Principles Prized Problems Really Sometimes Target Teenage Visual Which Writing]
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- The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art.
[ Actor Art Audience Enlarge Enough Glass Hold Holding Identify Just Line Magnifying Mirror Nature Only Shakespeare Situation Up Were Would Wrong Your]
Topic:
- When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood.
[ Attraction Audiences Behavior Blood Demanded Fatal Her Literally Tested Upset Were]
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- For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.
[ Audience Focus Get Moving Really Songs Which]
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- It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean?
[ Actually America Audience Been Came Fans Had Interesting Kind Know Last Listened Mean Music Out Parents Said Their Tour Via]
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- Audiences always sound like they're glad to see me, and I'm damned glad to see them.
[ Always Audiences Damned Glad See Sound Them]
Topic:
- The Supreme Court is having a hard time integrating schools. What chance do I have to integrate audiences?
[ Audiences Chance Court Hard Having Integrate Integrating Schools Supreme Time]
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- So, through playing with Cop I realized that there is a potentially interested audience out in the world.
[ Audience Cop Interested Out Playing Potentially Realized Through World]
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- I am just glad that I can take the music to the people who want to hear it. I love my audiences. I am deeply indebted to them for giving me the chance to sing my concerts, make records, and do what I love. Whatever people call it, it is great to have a voice!
[ Am Audiences Call Chance Concerts Deeply Giving Glad Great Hear Indebted Just Love Make Music Records Sing Take Them Voice Want Whatever]
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- I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it.
[ Appreciate Audience Because Country Language Whatever]
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- What I felt is the same kind of love I felt between Waylon and his audience. And that's what I miss.
[ Audience Between Felt His Kind Love Miss Same]
Topic:
- There is no such thing as a Mass Mind. The Mass Audience is made up of individuals, and good advertising is written always from one person to another. When it is aimed at millions it rarely moves anyone.
[ Advertising Aimed Always Another Anyone Audience Good Individuals Made Mass Millions Mind Moves Person Rarely Such Thing Up Written]
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- People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that.
[ Adolescent Audience Batman Being Bruce Fantasize Fantasy Helping Hero Him His Inwardly Just Leave Murdered Never Parents Really Relate Someone Still Trouble Watching Wayne Will]
Topic:
- We kept a broad audience, and we didn't make fun of people who had necessarily made mistakes in their life and burned them to the ground. We made fun of a commercial or a movie or ourselves.
[ Audience Broad Burned Commercial Fun Ground Had Kept Life Made Make Mistakes Movie Necessarily Ourselves Their Them]
Topic:
- I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction. I think that they're really hearing something then.
[ Appreciate Audience Beat Even Fantastic Hearing Jump Music Reaction Reacts Really Something Stage Then Think Try Up Us]
Topic:
- If it's total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn't even have to play.
[ Audience Between Even Freedom Go Guess Into Performer Play Projecting Silence Something Thing Total Ultimate]
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- They're reacting and that's wonderful. It's better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react - do whatever's in your power to move the audience, and if that's where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it.
[ America Audience Better Doing Make Move Nothing Power Project React Reacting Say Sex Sitting Than Them Then Violence Whatever Where Wonderful Your]
Topic:
- It's great when you play to an audience that knows the words to all your songs, and sings them back to you.
[ Audience Back Great Knows Play Sings Songs Them Words Your]
Topic:
- So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries.
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
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- I know that when I make a record like The Delivery Man as a contrast to even Il Sogno, this is going to reach a wider audience, because it communicates in that very direct way.
[ Audience Because Communicates Contrast Delivery Direct Even Going Il Know Make Man Reach Record Very Way Wider]
Topic:
- All three networks have always had a morning show but now cable of course is taking some of that audience away and a variety of other things, probably the Internet as well.
[ Always Audience Away Cable Course Had Internet Morning Networks Now Other Probably Show Some Taking Things Three Variety Well]
Topic:
- I've never been uncomfortable putting my heart on display, my feelings on display, certainly with an audience.
[ Audience Been Certainly Display Feelings Heart Never Putting Uncomfortable]
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- The other thing that was very noticeable on that tour, not so much in the video, was the new young element that were coming to our shows... I started to see some very young people in the audience... maybe 14, 15, 16 years old.
[ Audience Coming Element Maybe Much New Noticeable Old Other Our See Shows Some Started Thing Tour Very Video Were Years Young]
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- Whitesnake more than most rock bands would get a very significant percentage of women in the audience and those were the ones I'd hear the voices because from where I am on stage is a pretty good spot.
[ Am Audience Bands Because Get Good Hear More Most Ones Percentage Pretty Rock Significant Spot Stage Than Those Very Voices Were Where Women Would]
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- I think that by ignoring the show you're ignoring the audience who put you there.
[ Audience Ignoring Put Show Think]
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- I always thought that it was every performer's dream. That's the epitome of being an artist, being able to express song, dance and acting in a live theatre setting and really connecting with an audience on that level.
[ Able Acting Always Artist Audience Being Connecting Dance Dream Epitome Every Express Level Live Performer Really Setting Song Theatre Thought]
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- I never take on anything that is just for the money or just for, you know. I always have to connect with it in a very personal way because I believe the audience will sense whether I'm into it or not, so I don't take on projects that I'm not really passionate about.
[ Always Anything Audience Because Believe Connect Into Just Know Money Never Passionate Personal Projects Really Sense Take Very Way Whether Will]
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- I think the inspiration came from the fans. Whenever I'm online or whenever I get a chance to really communicate with the fans and the audience, they always say that they would love to have all of the remixes on one CD.
[ Always Audience Came Cd Chance Communicate Fans Get Inspiration Love Online Really Remixes Say Think Whenever Would]
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- I've always been switching around the show to accommodate the audience, and you know it really makes it a lot more fun for me and keeps it fresh so that I'm not complacent with the same show every night and with every audience.
[ Accommodate Always Around Audience Been Complacent Every Fresh Fun Keeps Know Lot Makes More Night Really Same Show Switching]
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- The club shows are really intense and powerful, but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre.
[ Audiences Close Club Intense Palace Performing Powerful Proximity Really Shorter Shows Than Theatre Time]
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- I found out a long time ago that if I didn't have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences.
[ Ago Audiences Could Found Funny Good Half Just Long Made Make Most Now Ones Out Over Resonate Seem Seems Show Song Stories Story Thing Those Time Up]
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- But those audiences in Spain, they were just so stoned. I don't like playing to audiences like that because they just don't do anything. I'm up here with my band and we're working really hard and they are just stoned.
[ Anything Audiences Band Because Hard Here Just Playing Really Spain Stoned Those Up Were Working]
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- Most artists I run into aren't that thrilled with what they do anyway. They are glad to have different versions out there to see which one the audience likes the best.
[ Anyway Artists Audience Best Different Glad Into Likes Most Out Run See Thrilled Versions Which]
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- The first monster you have to scare the audience with is yourself.
[ Audience First Monster Scare Yourself]
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- When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?
[ Atheist Audience Believe Catholics God Ireland Northern Protestants Said Stood Told Up Whom Woman Yes]
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- Three times during the show the drums are lifted over the audience - I go up and out, right, left and back.
[ Audience Back Drums During Go Left Lifted Out Over Right Show Three Times Up]
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- Even Hitchcock liked to think of himself as a puppeteer who was manipulating the strings of his audience and making them jump. He liked to think he had that kind of control.
[ Audience Control Even Had Himself His Hitchcock Jump Kind Liked Making Manipulating Puppeteer Strings Them Think]
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- I also think the relationship I have with my audience is a lot more complex than what Hitchcock seemed to want his to be - although I think he had more going on under the surface as well.
[ Also Although Audience Complex Going Had His Hitchcock Lot More Relationship Seemed Surface Than Think Under Want Well]
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- The audience that surprised us the most was definitely Paris, when we played there last. They were just incredibly into us and we weren't expecting it at all.
[ Audience Definitely Expecting Incredibly Into Just Last Most Paris Played Surprised Us Were Weren]
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- We're making this huge changeover from underground to more mainstream audiences. I don't know if we could ever repeat this type of feeling. We're really excited.
[ Audiences Could Ever Excited Feeling Huge Know Mainstream Making More Really Repeat Type Underground]
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- The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.
[ Attention Audience Going Know Long Only Pays Where]
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- You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don't plan to stop. There is nothing that makes me feel better than to be with my public.
[ Audiences Better Calling Career Coming Feel Give Good Long Lost Makes Nothing Plan Public Stop Stopped Than Things Those Up Voice Would Your]
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- The relationship with a live audience seems to me to count for more.
[ Audience Count Live More Relationship Seems]
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- Every week it's another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. And I love that it's like theater, too, and the audience, and it's so short. It's only 20 minutes. It's like a haiku or something.
[ Another Audience Better Every Figure How Love Make Minutes Only Opportunity Out Really Short Something Theater Too Week Work]
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- I didn't set out to make this kind of picture. It just came my way. But its been going on for me for 16 years now and its wonderful for an actor to work consistently. There seems to be an insatiable audience for this type of film.
[ Actor Audience Been Came Consistently Film Going Insatiable Just Kind Make Now Out Picture Seems Set Type Way Wonderful Work Years]
Topic:
- All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
[ Achieve Audience Day Die Get Gets Lies Never Our Percent Performance Stop Struggle Trying Until Us Where Work]
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- I remember certain people in the audience laughing and I wanted to ask: 'What are you laughing at? This isn't funny.' Now I realize that laughter can come from insecurity. They don't know how they should be feeling.
[ Ask Audience Certain Come Feeling Funny How Insecurity Know Laughing Laughter Now Realize Remember Should Wanted]
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- It's a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that's a loveliest feeling - the whole audience laughing with you.
[ Audience Bites Casting Feeling Few Fishing Getting Hook Hundreds Into Laughing Lines Little More Out Reeling Start Them Then Whole]
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- When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
[ Audience Back Bus Captive Comedy Coming Entertaining Had More Nine Realized Singing Some Songs Stand-Up Take Than Then Tried Turns Wanted]
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- I call it fan fatigue. I went to see Bob Dylan last year, who I think is absolutely incredible, but he suffers from his audience.
[ Absolutely Audience Bob Call Dylan Fan Fatigue His Incredible Last See Suffers Think Went Year]
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- I've become 40, my audience is partly the same age.
[ Age Audience Become Partly Same]
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- Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.
[ Artificial Audiences Civilization Doubt Enter Fantasy Identifies Intelligence Islands Jersey Last Leaves New Pure Realm Remaining Wants]
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- I did Vibe, and I felt old and paternal. I've got ties older than people in that audience. I had a talk with myself. I said, You've got to deal with this better.
[ Audience Better Deal Did Felt Got Had Myself Old Older Paternal Said Talk Than Ties Vibe]
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- I think once you've finished a movie you really have to detach from it so that you can come back and watch it as an audience member.
[ Audience Back Come Detach Finished Member Movie Once Really Think Watch]
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- I don't want to be able to see the audience.
[ Able Audience See Want]
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- I just feed off the energy of the audience.
[ Audience Energy Feed Just Off]
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- I'm really only happy when I'm on stage. I just feed off the energy of the audience. That's what I'm all about - people and laughter.
[ Audience Energy Feed Happy Just Laughter Off Only Really Stage]
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- Some people say I appeared on the Phil Donahue show to tell "my" sex change story but I've never appeared on his show for any reason... not even as a member of the studio audience.
[ Any Appeared Audience Change Even His Member Never Phil Reason Say Sex Show Some Story Studio Tell]
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- I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
[ Approach Audience Every Inspiration Know Laughter Live Make Move Must Otherwise Performances Should Simple Sing Song Story Surprised Tears Tell Why]
Topic:
- An audience shouldn't listen with complacency.
[ Audience Complacency Listen]
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- But you can't really know your audiences so well.
[ Audiences Know Really Well Your]
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- If you aim at anything lower that is expecting your audience to be really alert and aware, then you're going to be caught out sooner or later as a composer.
[ Aim Alert Anything Audience Aware Caught Composer Expecting Going Later Lower Out Really Sooner Then Your]
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- If you don't get feedback from your performers and your audience, you're going to be working in a vacuum.
[ Audience Feedback Get Going Performers Vacuum Working Your]
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- You can't pander to your audience. You might in the short term, but ultimately you can't hoodwink them, either.
[ Audience Either Might Short Term Them Ultimately Your]
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- You don't underestimate either players or audience in any circumstances.
[ Any Audience Circumstances Either Players Underestimate]
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- On the other hand in London you can get an audience that desires dance to go as far as it can go: they've seen the bricks of ideas built over a period so therefore there is an acceptance of what otherwise might seem out on a limb.
[ Acceptance Audience Bricks Built Dance Desires Far Get Go Hand Ideas Limb London Might Other Otherwise Out Over Period Seem Seen Therefore]
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- The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant. What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting. And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it. He hopes there is somebody receiving it.
[ Anybody Audience Between Broadcasting Does Hearing Hopes Insignificant Matters Poet Really Reason Receiver Receiving Relation Somebody Something Whether]
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- I feel like my music is just an extension of my acting. I treat the songs like scenes that tell a story... it's very similar. My favorite thing is when cartoon fans show up to my live gigs! They are always the most kick-butt audience members 'cause they're not trying to act all cool like a lot of the music fans do! It's refreshing!!
[ Act Acting Always Audience Cartoon Cause Cool Extension Fans Favorite Feel Gigs Just Live Lot Members Most Music Refreshing Scenes Show Similar Songs Story Tell Thing Treat Trying Up Very]
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- This is my third ABC show over the last four years, so we were afraid that nobody would find it. ABC was really struggling and so we just weren't very confident that it would find an audience.
[ Abc Afraid Audience Confident Find Four Just Last Nobody Over Really Show Struggling Third Very Were Weren Would Years]
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- In Hitchcock's eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with.
[ Acting Also Audience Being Best Camera Director Dramatic Ever Eyes Hitchcock Human Moved Movement Subtle Wanted Worked]
Topic:
- For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me I'm great, but tell me that my music is helping save their lives, helping them in the Lord, and helping them end their vices.
[ Audience Christian Come End Few Go Great Helping Lives Lord Music Now Play Save Songs Tell Their Them Up Vices]
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- If my musical tastes are continuing to grow up, and I am not really too interested in the music that my kids listen to, then I assume that the audience is doing the same.
[ Am Assume Audience Continuing Doing Grow Interested Kids Listen Music Musical Really Same Tastes Then Too Up]
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- And being away and not performing for a long time and really connecting with my audience for a long time, I have a great responsibility to myself and to them to do it exactly the way the process was when I was young.
[ Audience Away Being Connecting Exactly Great Long Myself Performing Process Really Responsibility Them Time Way Young]
Topic:
- As far as I know, if you take your time, write a good script and make a good film, then give the audience time, they will accept it.
[ Accept Audience Far Film Give Good Know Make Script Take Then Time Will Write Your]
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- In the South, it is different, they have a audience that is literate.
[ Audience Different Literate South]
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- Which is why, in my lieder concerts, I always strove, when possible, to sing only the works of a single composer, so that the audience could be gradually drawn into a particular creative genius' way of thinking, and could follow him.
[ Always Audience Composer Concerts Could Creative Drawn Follow Genius Gradually Him Into Lieder Only Particular Possible Sing Single Strove Thinking Way Which Why Works]
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- I looked in the audience. There were no strangers. Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging. That was a beautiful picture to look at.
[ Audience Beautiful Cheering Everybody Hugging Look Looked Picture Singing Strangers Were]
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- I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods.
[ Audience Books Focus Foods Huge Now Through Tv]
Topic:
- If I produce it, I will stage it as a performance. A small audience will be invited; rehearsals of the sections will be done in the mornings, and those sections will be recorded in the afternoons.
[ Afternoons Audience Done Invited Mornings Performance Produce Recorded Rehearsals Sections Small Stage Those Will]
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- If I get a hard audience they are not going to get away until they laugh. Those seven laughs a minute - I've got to have them.
[ Audience Away Get Going Got Hard Laugh Laughs Minute Seven Them Those Until]
Topic:
- When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.
[ Audience Film Long Make Narrow-Minded Run Seems Subjective Tell Too Work]
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- For an actor, it's great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.
[ Actor Audiences Fun Great Hate Hungry Love Play Sharks Them These White]
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- Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance.
[ Applaud Audience Butter Cattle Diseased Even Free Hissed Impure May Performance Regulated Same Speech Today Yesterday]
Topic: Politics
- I also hope that with the assistance and expertise of Dome Records, that I will be able to further pierce the UK and European market. I really like playing there and I want to do more! I've found that the audiences get quite involved and really listen to what's happening.
[ Able Also Assistance Audiences Dome European Expertise Found Further Get Happening Hope Involved Listen Market More Pierce Playing Quite Really Records Uk Want Will]
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- I've developed an audience over the years and I don't want to loose them.
[ Audience Developed Loose Over Them Want Years]
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- If the speaker won't boil it down, the audience must sweat it out.
[ Audience Boil Down Must Out Speaker Sweat Won]
Topic:
- A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances.
[ Audience Expect Impact Nuances Poem Understand]
Topic: Poetry
- Reading a poem aloud to an audience is gestural as much as precise.
[ Aloud Audience Gestural Much Poem Precise Reading]
Topic:
- We don't care about our audiences that much. We just go out and play.
[ Audiences Care Go Just Much Our Out Play]
Topic:
- As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot.
[ Actor Audience Comfortable Considerably Dancing Doing Front Get Grown Live Lot Opened Really Romantic Scene Stage Taken Up Years]
Topic:
- The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience.
[ Aimed Audience Dances Family Film Romance Songs]
Topic:
- We're making a commercial Hindi film catering to all types of audiences.
[ Audiences Catering Commercial Film Hindi Making Types]
Topic:
- I don't think we've got much of a chance to tell you the truth. But our main problem is our audience skews a little older than most shows, and I don't think our people can stay up that late. I certainly can't.
[ Audience Certainly Chance Got Late Little Main Most Much Older Our Problem Shows Stay Tell Than Think Truth Up]
Topic:
- We had all week to rehearse. An audience would come in at the end of the week and we'd our little show. Most of the ad- libbing happened during the week on the show.
[ Audience Come During End Had Happened Little Most Our Rehearse Show Week Would]
Topic:
- I think a lot of composers get into trouble just making up a plot and expecting an audience to follow that.
[ Audience Composers Expecting Follow Get Into Just Lot Making Plot Think Trouble Up]
Topic:
- I think the composer and production staff of an opera have a real responsibility to use visual elements of all kinds to make clear to the American audience, at any rate, exactly what is going on.
[ American Any Audience Clear Composer Elements Exactly Going Kinds Make Opera Production Rate Real Responsibility Staff Think Use Visual]
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- I want the audience to be so involved in the sweep of the music.
[ Audience Involved Music Sweep Want]
Topic:
- In other words, I think that if an audience listens to something as an experience of how in tune it is or something of that kind, that the whole point is somehow being missed, and the music has failed.
[ Audience Being Experience Failed How Kind Listens Missed Music Other Point Somehow Something Think Tune Whole Words]
Topic:
- What's important for me is to communicate the vision that I have in sound with the audience that's hearing it.
[ Audience Communicate Hearing Important Sound Vision]
Topic:
- When you're playing music, say for instance, you're playing a part of the band and you're looking at your music, your horn is down into the stand. This way, it's up and it goes right on out to the audience, you know?
[ Audience Band Down Goes Horn Instance Into Know Looking Music Out Part Playing Right Say Stand Up Way Your]
Topic:
- I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
[ Always Audience Exactly Expectation Express Film High Know Medium Think Through Trying Ultimately Very Will Your]
Topic:
- These are very subtle things, of course, and I don't expect everyone to pick them up consciously, but I think that there is something there that you must be able to feel, there is an energy at work that I must trust my audience will be able to pick up at some level.
[ Able Audience Consciously Course Energy Everyone Expect Feel Level Must Pick Some Something Subtle Them These Things Think Trust Up Very Will Work]
Topic:
- Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.
[ Am Audiences Connect Energy Feel Film Happens Made Obviously Personal Reason Since Some Still Though Time Very Vulnerable Where]
Topic:
- When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
[ Audience Expectations Film Having Highest Lowest Make Must Our Situations Where Worked Your]
Topic:
- I don't enjoy British shows as a rule because British audiences are strange.
[ Audiences Because British Enjoy Rule Shows Strange]
Topic:
- Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue.
[ Also Audience Barbecue Being Chicago Child Dancing First Front Goal Love Maybe Number Stage Stimulating Would]
Topic:
- Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic.
[ Audience Doing Dynamic Filming Front Goes Interesting Just Later Live Millions Playing Several Something Such Theater Weeks]
Topic:
- I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
[ Audience Degrees Discovered Old Play Radio School Separation Singing Six Someone Started Ten Years]
Topic:
- I expect the audience to come up to my level. I am not interested in compromising my music to make it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass.
[ Am Assumed Audience Come Compromising Expect Interested Level Make Mass Music Palatable Up]
Topic:
- I've broken my nose, I've broken ribs. You name it. In fact, we just got back from South America, and I fell over a monitor speaker on the stage and almost ended up in the front row of the audience. I managed to sprain my wrist on that one but luckily nothing was broken.
[ Almost America Audience Back Broken Ended Fact Fell Front Got Just Luckily Managed Monitor Name Nose Nothing Over Ribs Row South Speaker Stage Up Wrist]
Topic:
- The modern horror audience is wise to our tricks this lets it in on the gag.
[ Audience Gag Horror Lets Modern Our Tricks Wise]
Topic:
- When you're standing in front of an audience like this that is so enthusiastic and so much behind you, it is very hard to give a bad speech. Even a bad speech sounds good in a convention hall like this.
[ Audience Bad Behind Convention Enthusiastic Even Front Give Good Hall Hard Much Sounds Speech Standing Very]
Topic:
- The running across the field thing, that was the first scene we shot in the movie. We asked the audience to stay for the scene, and 37,000 people stayed.
[ Across Asked Audience Field First Movie Running Scene Shot Stay Stayed Thing]
Topic:
- The BBC were not playing the music that was happening on the street so we did an independent production because we knew we had an audience. Then we licensed the album to EMI.
[ Album Audience Bbc Because Did Had Happening Independent Knew Licensed Music Playing Production Street Then Were]
Topic:
- The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
[ Audience Been Believe Exerted Full Give His Instruction Lecturer Pleasure Powers Reason Should Their]
Topic:
- I don't think there's anything that is a greater area of discrimination against women today than the fact that nowhere in the world is there a female role model in team sports that more than half of a general audience would recognize.
[ Against Anything Area Audience Discrimination Fact Female General Greater Half Model More Nowhere Recognize Role Sports Team Than Think Today Women World Would]
Topic:
- In comedy, though, it's good to get feedback from the audience about what they find funny.
[ Audience Comedy Feedback Find Funny Get Good Though]
Topic:
- We love the Stooges, and young kids today don't watch them. They think it's their dad's comedy. So we thought we could reintroduce them to a new audience.
[ Audience Comedy Could Dad Kids Love New Reintroduce Stooges Their Them Think Thought Today Watch Young]
Topic:
- In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
[ Action Always Am Audiences Comedy Did Dramatic Films Hero Hong Killers Kong Lot Lots Love Many Most Novel Play Roles Romance Romantic Star Stereotyped Stories Think West]
Topic:
- I am proud of what I have got and I need an audience.
[ Am Audience Got Need Proud]
Topic:
- Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he performs above the heads of his audience, the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.
[ Above Absurdity Audience Climbs Constantly Death Heads High His Making Own Performs Poet Rhyme Risking Whenever Wire]
Topic:
- In New York, you couldn't wish for a nicer audience, or in L.A., Chicago, Boston. But when you get into secondary markets, they don't have a clue.
[ Audience Boston Chicago Clue Get Into Markets New Nicer Secondary Wish York]
Topic:
- When I stopped touring in the early '80s for a few years, it was a mistake looking back. I lost touch with my audience in a way and I think that was a bad career move.
[ Audience Back Bad Career Early Few Looking Lost Mistake Move Stopped Think Touch Touring Way Years]
Topic:
- If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs.
[ Actual Audience Comedy Down Dress Her Lady Laugh Make Man Old Push Stairs Up Want Writers]
Topic:
- A song must move the story ahead. A song must take the place of dialogue. If a song halts the show, pushes it back, stalls it, the audience won't buy it; they'll be unhappy.
[ Ahead Audience Back Buy Dialogue Halts Move Must Place Pushes Show Song Stalls Story Take Unhappy Won]
Topic:
- I don't care how good a song is - if it holds back the storyline, stalls the plot, your audience will reject it.
[ Audience Back Care Good Holds How Plot Reject Song Stalls Storyline Will Your]
Topic:
- If you don't have a story that will hold the audience, you won't have a successful show.
[ Audience Hold Show Story Successful Will Won]
Topic:
- The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship.
[ Audience Belief Depends Film Relationship]
Topic:
- I'm sure there's going to be some material from This Is Not Going To Be Pretty. I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience, although the patter in between the song is always different.
[ Although Always Audience Between Different Going Introduce Just Material Myself Patter Pretty Some Song Sure Use Usually]
Topic:
- What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don't change.
[ Absolutely Audience Change Dictates Fabulous Fall Flat Front Looks Rehearsal]
Topic:
- Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success.
[ Audience Certain Demonstrated Film Films Las Leaving Main Make Making Obviously Own Point Retrospect Say See Success Try Vegas Work]
Topic:
- The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that.
[ Audience Certain Harmony Know More Music Power Psychological Put Sound State Undervalued Vastly]
Topic:
- You can do really slow movements with it, like zooming in for a minute and a half. The audience isn't aware that the camera has moved, but there's subconscious tension there.
[ Audience Aware Camera Half Minute Moved Movements Really Slow Subconscious Tension]
Topic:
- When I'm makin' lectures to these universities, I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience, if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd.
[ Audience Because Building Crowd Em Get Good Got Lectures Little Makin Run Short Tell These Three Universities]
Topic:
- One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost.
[ Audience Curtain Effect Hero Looking Lost Patch Place Red Similar Something Whole Wrong Your]
Topic:
- Above all, ignore the audience.
[ Above Audience Ignore]
Topic:
- I'm a regular part of the TV audience world, and I know that I like shows that I would watch. And this is a series that I definitely would watch. And some episodes are better than others.
[ Audience Better Definitely Episodes Know Others Part Regular Series Shows Some Than Tv Watch World Would]
Topic:
- If an American audience is given a serious musical theater piece that is well produced, dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted, they'll respond to it.
[ Acted American Audience Dramatically Given Gripping Musical Piece Produced Respond Serious Theater Well Wonderfully]
Topic:
- If something is successful with the audience, it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!
[ Artist Audience Audiences Automatically Compliment Greatest Reach Receive Reverse Say Something Successful Suspect]
Topic:
- It's amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.
[ Amazing Audience Being Come Composers Credentials Fast First Gaining Generations How Instead Lose Music Other Rejected Say Sight Their Things Want Will Work Write Young]
Topic:
- I relate to the audiences and they know me. It's pretty real.
[ Audiences Know Pretty Real Relate]
Topic:
- The people who don't like it tend to dislike it intensely. That's unfortunate, but not surprising when one deliberately goes against audience expectations.
[ Against Audience Deliberately Dislike Expectations Goes Intensely Surprising Tend Unfortunate]
Topic:
- I think it gets boring (for the audience) for the lead singer to have a guitar hanging on them all the time.
[ Audience Boring Gets Guitar Hanging Lead Singer Them Think Time]
Topic:
- As I told you, from the time I was fifteen, I thought the theater was too much involved with actors trying to make the audience love them, being over emotional.
[ Actors Audience Being Emotional Fifteen Involved Love Make Much Over Theater Them Thought Time Told Too Trying]
Topic:
- Because even at the age of fifteen, I used to go see all the Broadway shows and feel that they were sentimental, that they were pandering to the audience and trying to manipulate the audience. I had no use for practically any of the shows that were hits.
[ Age Any Audience Because Broadway Even Feel Fifteen Go Had Hits Manipulate Pandering Practically See Sentimental Shows Trying Use Used Were]
Topic:
- Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience.
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
Topic:
- One does not devote one's life in art to shock an audience.
[ Art Audience Devote Does Life Shock]
Topic:
- Which implies that the real issue in art is the audience's response. Now I claim that when I make things, I don't care about the audience's response, I'm making them for myself. But I'm making them for myself as audience, because I want to wake myself up.
[ Art Audience Because Care Claim Implies Issue Make Making Myself Now Real Response Them Things Up Wake Want Which]
Topic:
- When you work with a legend as I do, it's wonderful. There's so many things I've learned working with Keith. He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone in our crew and with the audience and with the game. He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied.
[ Audience Copied Crew Easy Everyone Game Keith Learned Legend Many Never Only Our Patient Style Things Will Wonderful Work Working]
Topic:
- I'm kind of private and I keep things inside a lot, but it's been so wonderful to realize that people care about you in a very deep way and that there is some bond between an actor and his audience. I don't even know how to describe that feeling.
[ Actor Audience Been Between Bond Care Deep Describe Even Feeling His How Inside Keep Kind Know Lot Private Realize Some Things Very Way Wonderful]
Topic:
- As much as we love playing the small clubs, we'd really like to get ourselves in front of a larger audience. I'm not talking about arenas or anything, but nice theaters and larger clubs.
[ Anything Arenas Audience Clubs Front Get Larger Love Much Nice Ourselves Playing Really Small Talking Theaters]
Topic:
- All you have to do is just believe in what's there; then, the audience will, too.
[ Audience Believe Just Then Too Will]
Topic:
- The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of filmmaking in the United States.
[ Audience Deal Filmmaking Great Holds Power Process States Test United]
Topic:
- What if Shakespeare had had a test audience for Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet?
[ Audience Had Hamlet Juliet Romeo Shakespeare Test]
Topic:
- And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist.
[ Apart Audience Being Believable Care Character Even Good Important Most Murderer Playing Rapist Someone Story Telling Thing True Will]
Topic:
- Now, if King Crimson accepts responsibility for innovating its own tradition, you can't accept responsibility for the audience. And there is an enormous tangible weight of expectation, which comes from an audience attending a King Crimson concert.
[ Accept Accepts Attending Audience Comes Concert Crimson Enormous Expectation King Now Own Responsibility Tangible Tradition Weight Which]
Topic:
- The perception of the audience is the interesting part. If the audience doesn't hear what is going on, is it going on or not?
[ Audience Going Hear Interesting Part Perception]
Topic:
- When I play live, I feel how the audience is going and follow and lead at the same time.
[ Audience Feel Follow Going How Lead Live Play Same Time]
Topic:
- It is one of the primary motives of modern art that it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer, the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art.
[ Abolish Art Audience Consumer Distance Maintain Modern Motives Primary Viewer Wants Which Work]
Topic:
- There is nothing more distressing or tiresome than a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work.
[ Audience Distressing Front His More Nothing Reading Standing Than Tiresome Work Writer]
Topic:
- What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love.
[ Amongst Art Artist Audience Creating Discovered Essentially Falls His Lie Little Live Lot Love Make Moment Music Others Slides Then Tiny Truth Work]
Topic:
- Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised.
[ Advised American Audience Boredom Cliche Conducive Ears Economics Few Ill Minds None Off Practiced Profoundly Resonant Response Say Subject Topics Turning]
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- I think if the movie has resonance and stimulates the viewer to talk about it, you can have as large an audience as you want. The most important thing for me is that the movie exists. And that's success enough already.
[ Already Audience Enough Exists Important Large Most Movie Resonance Stimulates Success Talk Thing Think Viewer Want]
Topic:
- And there's a lot of that stuff with people bringing their kids, kids bringing their parents, people bringing their grandparents - I mean, it's gotten to be really stretched out now. It was never my intention to say, this is the demographics of our audience.
[ Audience Bringing Demographics Gotten Grandparents Intention Kids Lot Mean Never Now Our Out Parents Really Say Stretched Stuff Their]
Topic:
- Our strong suit is what we do, and our audience.
[ Audience Our Strong Suit]
Topic:
- So it's one of those things where we have to - our problem is pacing ourselves and still reaching a large enough number of our audience. Because we don't want to burn the audience. And we don't want to be excluding anybody.
[ Anybody Audience Because Burn Enough Excluding Large Number Our Ourselves Pacing Problem Reaching Still Things Those Want Where]
Topic:
- I like working solo and it was a lot of fun joking around with the audience, saying things. I'm only just learning how to do certain things.
[ Around Audience Certain Fun How Joking Just Learning Lot Only Saying Solo Things Working]
Topic:
- I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
[ Audience Bring Drama Know Laughter Own Tears Them Try]
Topic:
- I'm very pro presenting the best music I can to the widest audience possible.
[ Audience Best Music Possible Presenting Pro Very Widest]
Topic:
- The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
[ Also Art Artist Audience Become Concern History Increasingly Loss Modern Progressive Public]
Topic: Art
- Today's audience knows more about what's on television than what's in life.
[ Audience Knows Life More Television Than Today]
Topic:
- Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
[ Audience Delicious Fascination Felt Had Hadn Hamlet Lines Speak Suicide Would]
Topic:
- I liked working with Tom Christopher as he was great as Hawk, and Wilfred Hyde White but I wished it were in a different context as the changes really tuned off the audience.
[ Audience Changes Christopher Context Different Great Hawk Hyde Liked Off Really Tom Tuned Were White Wished Working]
Topic:
- It is amazing that something I did 23 years ago still has an audience that people respond to and I am touched and surprised that people are still very positive about.
[ Ago Am Amazing Audience Did Positive Respond Something Still Surprised Touched Very Years]
Topic:
- Yes, I did some rewrites of the show as some of the stuff was not very good and I worked my butt off to make it something that the audience liked and that I could be proud of.
[ Audience Could Did Good Liked Make Off Proud Rewrites Show Some Something Stuff Very Worked Yes]
Topic:
- I'd just love to have an audience and it's the most fun in the world to get a new script every week and have the audience come in, and work with those actors.
[ Actors Audience Come Every Fun Get Just Love Most New Script Those Week Work World]
Topic:
- I've grown up with my audience; they're my age or older. Not a lot of kids are coming to see me.
[ Age Audience Coming Grown Kids Lot Older See Up]
Topic:
- Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.
[ Always Amount Any Audiences Better Epigram Joke Pleased Reasoning Smart Some Than]
Topic:
- Putting out the things that I like best hasn't been the easiest way to run a label, and it still isn't because it requires finding an audience for each record.
[ Audience Because Been Best Each Easiest Finding Hasn Label Out Putting Record Requires Run Still Things Way]
Topic:
- I don't think a movie today that captured all the things that we did in the seventies could come close, because it's like asking to recreate the seventies and the audience sensibilities and that's impossible.
[ Asking Audience Because Captured Close Come Could Did Impossible Movie Recreate Sensibilities Seventies Things Think Today]
Topic:
- One reason I do the live shows - and the monthly speeches at public radio stations - is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It's so easy to forget that.
[ Audience Easy Exists Forget Hear Live Monthly Myself Public Radio Reason Remind Show Shows Speeches Stations World]
Topic:
- In our first season we had a 22 rating. Today Seinfeld, a hit show, gets a 15. Lost in Space actually had a bigger audience than Star Trek got at that time.
[ Actually Audience Bigger First Gets Got Had Hit Lost Our Rating Season Seinfeld Show Space Star Than Time Today Trek]
Topic:
- The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
[ Audience Best Laugh Laughing Make Start Way Your Yourself]
Topic:
- The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous. There is a palpable, critical energy created by the presence of the audience.
[ Audience Between Created Critical Difference Energy Enormous Palpable Presence Theatre Without]
Topic:
- Some of the overflow audience actually sat on the stage.
[ Actually Audience Overflow Sat Some Stage]
Topic:
- Once a president gets to the White House, the only audience that is left that really matters is history.
[ Audience Gets History House Left Matters Once Only President Really White]
Topic:
- Being on Oprah? You realize that there are a couple of types of audience members. There are like the cult people in the audience who are just crying before she gets on. And then there are the people who are playing it cool. I definitely was somewhere in the middle.
[ Audience Before Being Cool Couple Crying Cult Definitely Gets Just Members Middle Oprah Playing Realize She Somewhere Then Types]
Topic:
- I try not to think too much about what the audience is thinking and what they think I should do.
[ Audience Much Should Think Thinking Too Try]
Topic:
- You know, we have our own audience, and it's not like - they just know we're not going to do certain things.
[ Audience Certain Going Just Know Our Own Things]
Topic:
- Given that there was that era of girl group music and it's still very popular, but I think if you looked at the chart from that time you would see many more men on it. Because the industry, they were catering to young girls. I mean, that's what they thought their audience was.
[ Audience Because Catering Chart Era Girl Girls Given Group Industry Looked Many Mean Men More Music Popular See Still Their Think Thought Time Very Were Would Young]
Topic:
- Now we have an audience that is so very eclectic. Big, tremendous fans.
[ Audience Big Eclectic Fans Now Tremendous Very]
Topic:
- I can tell jokes. I can talk to the audience. I can relax. I can change my songs whenever I want. I can change the tempos. I can change the mood, because I'm in charge.
[ Audience Because Change Charge Jokes Mood Relax Songs Talk Tell Tempos Want Whenever]
Topic:
- I used to be afraid of looking at the audience.
[ Afraid Audience Looking Used]
Topic:
- I used to have trouble in front of an audience. I felt uncomfortable.
[ Audience Felt Front Trouble Uncomfortable Used]
Topic:
- I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being.
[ Actions Another Audience Behavior Being Body Creatures Dancer Did Everyday Exotic Flower Human Imitated Miracle Must Nature Ourselves Phenomenon Planet See Something Tree Want Wave]
Topic:
- If you look at my audiences, even in Europe, they're hardly teenagers.
[ Audiences Europe Even Hardly Look Teenagers]
Topic:
- Never use the word 'audience.' The very idea of a public, unless the poet is writing for money, seems wrong to me. Poets don't have an 'audience'. They're talking to a single person all the time.
[ Audience Idea Money Never Person Poet Poets Public Seems Single Talking Time Unless Use Very Word Writing Wrong]
Topic:
- It's just a fact of life. Everybody grows up and goes through changes, and our audience has seen it all.
[ Audience Changes Everybody Fact Goes Grows Just Life Our Seen Through Up]
Topic:
- There's no greater way to gain an audience's sympathy than by being unfortunate.
[ Audience Being Gain Greater Sympathy Than Unfortunate Way]
Topic:
- I've been at this for 40 years. And, as an academic, I've been content with relatively small audiences, with the thought that the audience I long for will find its way eventually to what I have written, provided that what I have written is good enough.
[ Academic Audience Audiences Been Content Enough Eventually Find Good Long Provided Relatively Small Thought Way Will Written Years]
Topic:
- What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being in touch with this lost world while holding onto what draws readers and audiences there in the first place.
[ Audiences Being Draws First Get Holding Lost Onto Place Readers Sense Touch Wanted While World]
Topic:
- It takes two years on the stage for an actor or an actress to learn how to speak correctly and to manage his voice properly, and it takes about ten years to master the subtle art of being able to hold one's audience.
[ Able Actor Actress Art Audience Being Correctly His Hold How Learn Manage Master Properly Speak Stage Subtle Takes Ten Two Voice Years]
Topic:
- When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside, and it is the poet's task to turn it into an audience.
[ Audience Gates Inside Into Mob Open Poet Pours Task Theater Turn]
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- One of the things I would like to do is make up stories that I would have enjoyed when I was a kid. So, if I'm thinking about an audience, it's usually a younger version of myself.
[ Audience Enjoyed Kid Make Myself Stories Things Thinking Up Usually Version Would Younger]
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- I don't know what an audience wants to see but I know what I like to see.
[ Audience Know See Wants]
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- Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn't that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who's tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women.
[ Audience Design Designed Different Everybody Exclude Failed Female Game Gaming General Interest Large Male Men Processes Thing Think Thinking Tried Women]
Topic:
- Listen to advice. You don't know how many writer's conferences I've taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field.
[ Advice Audience Conferences Conventions Field Fights Half How Know Least Listen Many Taught Where Writer]
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- I think they could of recast the children, I heard of people wanting to do something like that. That would be a nice little show to do but you know that show was of the 80's, I don't think the audience mind set is in that direction any longer.
[ Any Audience Children Could Direction Heard Know Little Longer Mind Nice Set Show Something Think Wanting Would]
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- Every once in a while, when the audience is expecting to see one thing, you have to show them something else.
[ Audience Else Every Expecting Once See Show Something Them Thing While]
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- The audience has to understand that if the film is going to have any meaning for them. If they are going to empathize with the characters, they have to visualize the process of concentration involved in making every move.
[ Any Audience Characters Concentration Every Film Going Involved Making Meaning Move Process Them Understand Visualize]
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- This illness made it impossible for me to give my best effort to our audience, but now that it's been identified, I'm looking forward to a complete, quick recovery and to get back out there with John as soon as possible.
[ Audience Back Been Best Complete Effort Forward Get Give Identified Illness Impossible John Looking Made Now Our Out Possible Quick Recovery Soon]
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- People come to the theatre to be excited and uplifted - I want to inspire my audience.
[ Audience Come Excited Inspire Theatre Uplifted Want]
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- I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
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- Yes, I mean, There's nothing like it. There is an added sense of pressure because of that, but there's also nothing like the thrill you get being in the same space with that audience right there and then. And when you do it, it's over.
[ Added Also Audience Because Being Get Mean Nothing Over Pressure Right Same Sense Space Then Thrill Yes]
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- It was a show that you played at home and you're saying to the contestant do this and do that. When you at home are involved in yelling at the screen, then you know you've got an audience.
[ Audience Contestant Got Home Involved Know Played Saying Screen Show Then Yelling]
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- Anytime you get an audience that's paying attention, you enjoy it more.
[ Anytime Attention Audience Enjoy Get More Paying]
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- We wanted to offer something new to our audience. I hate it when bands stop taking chances.
[ Audience Bands Chances Hate New Offer Our Something Stop Taking Wanted]
Topic:
- It costs so much to promote something these days that almost always safety is the preferred option, reference back to things which have been successful in the past. Also, people are simply not given the time to develop and find themselves and their audience as we were.
[ Almost Also Always Audience Back Been Costs Days Develop Find Given Much Option Past Preferred Promote Reference Safety Simply Something Successful Their Themselves These Things Time Were Which]
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- What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes.
[ Audience Band Black Brothers Doing Flickering Heroes Human Into Just Men Myth Mythic Put Recognize Resonant Screen Story Terms Themselves These Trying Want White]
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- That will only happen if I have a bout of amnesia or if I feel like mooning someone in the audience.
[ Amnesia Audience Bout Feel Happen Only Someone Will]
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- 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.
[ Actor Actors Audience Dramatist Fine Reveals Servants Show Talking]
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- You want to do something that shows some type individuality and talent and imagination - at the same time, you want to be truthful to the predecessors, because obviously the audience liked something about them and you have to replicate that experience to a certain extent.
[ Audience Because Certain Experience Extent Imagination Individuality Liked Obviously Predecessors Replicate Same Shows Some Something Talent Them Time Truthful Type Want]
Topic:
- 7th Heaven is quite a hit for them now, and they are hoping to appeal to a very similar audience with our show; skewed slightly older I guess, since it's a 9:00 to 10:00 show.
[ Appeal Audience Guess Heaven Hit Hoping Now Older Our Quite Show Similar Since Skewed Slightly Them Very]
Topic:
- So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience.
[ Anything Audience Clock Far Generally Hearing Hour Know Larger More Morning Reasonable Repeated Seven Usually Uttered Will Worth]
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- So anyway, I really enjoyed the European audiences.
[ Anyway Audiences Enjoyed European Really]
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- If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
[ Acting Audience Chance Give Half Will Your]
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- Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
[ Alone Attract Audiences Costumes Scenery Will]
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- You instinctively discover how to entertain an audience.
[ Audience Discover Entertain How Instinctively]
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- You're assisting the audience to understand; you're giving them a bridge or an access. And if you don't give them that, if you keep it more abstract, it's almost more pure. It's a cooler thing.
[ Abstract Access Almost Assisting Audience Bridge Cooler Give Giving Keep More Pure Them Thing Understand]
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- I'm trying to bring a new generation into the musical theater and to create a new audience.
[ Audience Bring Create Generation Into Musical New Theater Trying]
Topic:
- Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that.
[ Almost Art Audiences Aware Completely Disappeared House Means Put Realistic See Shift Simple Theaters Vanishing Want Way]
Topic:
- There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance.
[ Accessible Audiences Certainly Cruise Elements Film Got Larger Laws Mainstream Make More Same Substance Sure Tom Would]
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- Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.
[ Audiences Been Concern General Major More Physics Teaching University Wider]
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- I look at is as one single entity. I dehumanize the audience. This way, I don't get nervous, you know?
[ Audience Entity Get Know Look Nervous Single Way]
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- I guess my idea of a good audience is one that's quiet and listens, but also that's alive: they respond, they're getting the jokes, they're with me. And that' s been happening.
[ Alive Also Audience Been Getting Good Guess Happening Idea Jokes Listens Quiet Respond]
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- There've been periods where I had to convince the audience or win them over.
[ Audience Been Convince Had Over Periods Them Where Win]
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- You as an audience can look at these things as films, but I remember them as social experiences.
[ Audience Experiences Films Look Remember Social Them These Things]
Topic:
- Luckily, West End audiences seem to rather like very old people.
[ Audiences End Luckily Old Rather Seem Very West]
Topic:
- You write for two people, yourself and your audience, who are usually better educated and at least as smart.
[ Audience Better Educated Least Smart Two Usually Write Your Yourself]
Topic:
- I always challenge myself. I get out in deep water and I always try to get back. But I get hung up. The audience never knows, but that's when I smile the most, when I show the most ivory.
[ Always Audience Back Challenge Deep Get Hung Ivory Knows Most Myself Never Out Show Smile Try Up Water]
Topic:
- The sound is the key; audiences will accept visual discontinuity much more easily than they'll accept jumps in the sound. If the track makes sense, you can do almost anything visually.
[ Accept Almost Anything Audiences Discontinuity Easily Jumps Key Makes More Much Sense Sound Than Track Visual Visually Will]
Topic:
- Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
[ Always Audience Make Much Possible Suffer]
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- I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
[ Am Audience Body Cinderella Coach Director Immediately Looking Made Typed Would]
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- If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
[ Audience Clear Could Go Going Good Idea Movie Off Perfectly Sound Still Would]
Topic:
- An illustration I use to get people to understand it is this: I'll ask major corporate audiences: Why don't you just take all your traditional beliefs about organizations, and apply them to the neurons in your brain?
[ Apply Ask Audiences Beliefs Brain Corporate Get Illustration Just Major Organizations Take Them Traditional Understand Use Why Your]
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- And that's another reason to make this movie: We can put plays on film now, at a relatively small cost, and they will reach an audience they would never have reached otherwise.
[ Another Audience Cost Film Make Movie Never Now Otherwise Plays Put Reach Reached Reason Relatively Small Will Would]
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- I don't have a director. The audience directs me.
[ Audience Director Directs]
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- If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything.
[ Anything Audience Handle Nightclub Successfully]
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- You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience's attention without extraordinary physical equipment.
[ Again Attention Audience Blonde Dumb Equipment Extraordinary Keep Over Physical Play Smart Without]
Topic:
- In all my years of performing, no audience member has ever actually assaulted me. I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career.
[ Actually Assaulted Audience Career Consider Ever Member Performing Singular Triumph Years]
Topic:
- Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible.
[ Accessible Act Art Audience Been Books Good Know Mass Much Negative Possible Some Thing Think Though Very Wanted Widest Write]
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- I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience.
[ Audience Emotional Film Make Sophisticated Wanted Wider]
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- There's no attempt to manipulate the audience. We made our choice at the start.
[ Attempt Audience Choice Made Manipulate Our Start]
Topic:
- But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews.
[ Activity Also Appreciation Audiences Enabled Even Experience Feet Find Further Gives Greater Hear Immediate Lecturer More Most Own Plays Pleasure Reader Reviews Stimulus Than Them Towards]
Topic:
- The only thing that really matters in the initial part of my career, the worst mistake I've ever made was try to do things to please the audience thinking how the audience is going to respond if I do this.
[ Audience Career Ever Going How Initial Made Matters Mistake Only Part Please Really Respond Thing Things Thinking Try Worst]
Topic:
- The audience is the camera. I don't want the audience to sit and watch, I want it to move.
[ Audience Camera Move Sit Want Watch]
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- When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them. So if you feel that I am singing just for you, you may be right!
[ Am Audience Feel Just May Out Pick Pinpoint Right Sing Singing Them]
Topic:
- I played saxophone, so I was into jazz. I learned from each audience and each teacher that I had. I can't really tell you any rules or anything, but the way I develop my beliefs is really just by personally learning from different situations.
[ Any Anything Audience Beliefs Develop Different Each Had Into Jazz Just Learned Learning Personally Played Really Rules Saxophone Situations Teacher Tell Way]
Topic:
- There have been two Geraldo Riveras through his long career. One of them was a reporter who has done some remarkable work. The other was a television show host who did what it took to get an audience.
[ Audience Been Career Did Done Geraldo Get His Host Long Other Remarkable Reporter Show Some Television Them Through Took Two Work]
Topic:
- That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
[ Audience Beat Before Drum Drummer Focus Going Horn Issue Playing Said Singer Singing Starts Thing Think Versus]
Topic:
- We had every kind of audience you could name. Young, old, not-so-old, some older than old, some younger than young: they were there, they were there! There was everything.
[ Audience Could Every Everything Had Kind Name Old Older Some Than Were Young Younger]
Topic:
- I like it when you read a script and there's the part that you show to the other characters and then there's the part that only the audience knows.
[ Audience Characters Knows Only Other Part Read Script Show Then]
Topic:
- I like the idea of being out there regularly with an audience and with a funny gang of people. That's what I grew up with - doing television, doing shows every week.
[ Audience Being Doing Every Funny Gang Grew Idea Out Regularly Shows Television Up Week]
Topic:
- People do still cheer for the President. And some of the military audiences are more likely to cheer than others. I have seen him speak lately in front of groups like Freedom House, where the applause was a long time coming.
[ Applause Audiences Cheer Coming Freedom Front Groups Him House Lately Likely Long Military More Others President Seen Some Speak Still Than Time Where]
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- I get a lot of inspiration from the audience feedback to our live shows.
[ Audience Feedback Get Inspiration Live Lot Our Shows]
Topic:
- We constantly run lines together before every show too, and then there's a long, traditionally long, story to tell the audience every show. Today, we're doing it twice.
[ Audience Before Constantly Doing Every Lines Long Run Show Story Tell Then Today Together Too Traditionally Twice]
Topic:
- But my question is, am I compromising by adapting my words for the audience and where is the line beyond which I am not adapting words, but changing my position?
[ Adapting Am Audience Beyond Changing Compromising Line Position Question Where Which Words]
Topic:
- It is conceivable that what is unified form to the author or composer may of necessity be formless to his audience.
[ Audience Author Composer Conceivable Form Formless His May Necessity Unified]
Topic:
- I think it's been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they've told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now.
[ Audience Because Been Difficult Family Little Member Now Pretty See Sex Sing Sister Think Times Told Used Your]
Topic:
- To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
[ Audience Career Doubt Films Get Incredible Lord Made Moment Oscar Oscars Rings Would]
Topic:
- I actually think I have an audience member's sensibility about going to the movies.
[ Actually Audience Going Member Movies Sensibility Think]
Topic:
- I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.
[ Audience Back Big Dark Else Everybody Go Look Love Member Movies Myself Room Same Sit Still Thrill Want]
Topic:
- I don't believe in lobbying only progressives and liberal members of Congress. I don't believe in doing interviews only with those who share my views. I want to reach a wider audience.
[ Audience Believe Congress Doing Interviews Liberal Lobbying Members Only Progressives Reach Share Those Views Want Wider]
Topic:
- I never play a villain that I don't have something I can either do or say so the audience sees there is something redeemable about them. In other words, I don't want to do evil for evil's sake. I don't want to do Jason slasher movies. There's no point in that.
[ Audience Either Evil Jason Movies Never Other Play Point Sake Say Sees Slasher Something Them Villain Want Words]
Topic:
- One of the speakers asked how many women had been harassed or abused sexually in their life? There were thousands of women in the audience, and almost every one of them raised her hand.
[ Abused Almost Asked Audience Been Every Had Hand Harassed Her How Life Many Raised Sexually Speakers Their Them Thousands Were Women]
Topic:
- Tom is the most eccentric person I have ever worked with. We get on very well and I am most impressed with how he can hold an audience in the palm of his hand.
[ Am Audience Eccentric Ever Get Hand His Hold How Impressed Most Palm Person Tom Very Well Worked]
Topic:
- I just have a respect for my audience. That seems to be pretty logical.
[ Audience Just Logical Pretty Respect Seems]
Topic:
- To me, it's the kiss of death when you start winking at the audience as an actor. I just never liked it. I don't like it when we do monologues, looking into the character.
[ Actor Audience Character Death Into Just Kiss Liked Looking Monologues Never Start Winking]
Topic:
- Obviously given good health, and a continuing audience and a record company that allows me to do music. So given those things yes, I'm introducing some new music that people haven't really heard me do in quite this fashion.
[ Allows Audience Company Continuing Fashion Given Good Haven Health Heard Introducing Music New Obviously Quite Really Record Some Things Those Yes]
Topic:
- Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.
[ Applause Audience Comes Excuse Force Merely Might Music Ovations Such Suffers Think Thundering]
Topic:
- But I always communicate with the audience. I never pretend like I'm just in my bedroom making a track. The whole point of doing a gig is, like, a feedback thing between you and the audience.
[ Always Audience Bedroom Between Communicate Doing Feedback Gig Just Making Never Point Pretend Thing Track Whole]
Topic:
- Def Leppard is obviously a different band that we are, but the music work well tighter. And the audiences seem work well together too. We are opening, but we're having a good time.
[ Audiences Band Def Different Good Having Leppard Music Obviously Opening Seem Tighter Time Together Too Well Work]
Topic:
- I'm having fun opening up. Sort of struggling to get the audience into it. It's good. It makes you fight. Not fight like antagonistic. But fight for what you believe.
[ Antagonistic Audience Believe Fight Fun Get Good Having Into Makes Opening Sort Struggling Up]
Topic:
- And even Moonstruck - for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it's one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.
[ Audience Because Best Comedies Even Few Film Just Mood Nominated Oscar Picture Reason Romantic Some Very Were]
Topic:
- Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
[ Audience Crucial Even Inspiration Living Make Market Money Music Ratings Share Some Something Tangible Though Unseen Vast Your Yourself]
Topic:
- I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
[ Anybody Audiences Cinema Just Know Respect Talk Them Would]
Topic:
- I think that will be a lot of fun for audiences to get the same stream of consciousness that was going through my head at the time. It was very exciting to suddenly recall what I was feeling at the time.
[ Audiences Consciousness Exciting Feeling Fun Get Going Head Lot Recall Same Stream Suddenly Think Through Time Very Will]
Topic:
- I try to address my audiences intelligently. The man in the street counts, but sometimes he forgets that he counts.
[ Address Audiences Counts Forgets Intelligently Man Sometimes Street Try]
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- I've never wanted to do something where I'd berate the audience.
[ Audience Never Something Wanted Where]
Topic:
- The audience likes their emotions to be touched. They want to laugh and cry and feel good.
[ Audience Cry Emotions Feel Good Laugh Likes Their Touched Want]
Topic:
- My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture. Making people laugh with an image I had created... what power that was!
[ Audience Brother Created Great Had Image Keep Laugh Liked Making Picture Power Want Would]
Topic:
- Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about.
[ Audience Burst Directed Film Heard Into Joy Laughter Once Realize Strange Word]
Topic:
- A performance is only as good as the audience you are playing to. A lot of times you feed off of the audience, and we always try to give them all we've got and sometimes you don't get a lot back, but we've never been dead whenever we've performed.
[ Always Audience Back Been Dead Feed Get Give Good Got Lot Never Off Only Performance Performed Playing Sometimes Them Times Try Whenever]
Topic:
- Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
[ Audiences Blues Miserable Singers Their]
Topic:
- When I sing, I feel like when you're first in love. It's more than sex. It's that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it's gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.
[ Audience Call Chills Feel First Get Gigantic Love More Multiplied Point Really Sex Sing Someone Than Time Touch Two Whole]
Topic:
- The Company of Wolves doesn't belong in any category, so it's difficult to prepare an audience for it. It's not a horror film, it's not a fantasy film, it's not a children's film - so what is it?
[ Any Audience Belong Category Children Company Difficult Fantasy Film Horror Prepare Wolves]
Topic:
- This is the way I look at sex scenes: I have basically been doing them for a living for years. Trying to seduce an audience is the basis of rock 'n roll, and if I may say so, I'm pretty good at it.
[ Audience Basically Basis Been Doing Good Living Look May Pretty Rock Roll Say Scenes Seduce Sex Them Trying Way Years]
Topic:
- I know that the internet has helped a new world audience find me.
[ Audience Find Helped Internet Know New World]
Topic:
- I know it's popular to say this because she's the woman of the moment, but Halle Berry. Not only does she have obvious audience appeal and star quality, but she's a damn good actress too.
[ Actress Appeal Audience Because Berry Damn Does Good Halle Know Moment Obvious Only Popular Quality Say She Star Too Woman]
Topic:
- I wouldn't have expected an audience of ours to burn down our equipment.
[ Audience Burn Down Equipment Expected Our Ours]
Topic:
- Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience.
[ Audience Boils Communicating Despite Down Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Playing Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman]
Topic:
- If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit.
[ Audience Beat Gets Got Hit Message Them Touches]
Topic:
- Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years. Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience.
[ Audience Basically Boils Changed Communicating Despite Down Hasn Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Over Playing Radio Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman Years]
Topic:
- Songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit.
[ Audience Beat Became Gets Getting Got Hit Longer Message Music Now Otherwise Short Shorter Songs Them Then Touches Used]
Topic:
- When I perform, it's very personal. I'm sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room.
[ Audience Into Inviting Perform Personal Room Sharing Things Very]
Topic:
- The judge is forced for the most part to reach his audience through the medium of the press whose reporting of judicial decisions is all too often inaccurate and superficial.
[ Audience Decisions Forced His Inaccurate Judge Judicial Medium Most Often Part Press Reach Reporting Superficial Through Too Whose]
Topic:
- Whereas European films have traditionally been able to go into adult relationships. I think there's a huge audience in America for those kinds of films.
[ Able Adult America Audience Been European Films Go Huge Into Kinds Relationships Think Those Traditionally Whereas]
Topic:
- I knew the exuberance of playing before an admiring audience and hearing my secret voice.
[ Admiring Audience Before Exuberance Hearing Knew Playing Secret Voice]
Topic:
- It was Christopher's brilliant concept that he did not want this to become like every other sitcom where you do one take, and the audience gets bored with seeing it ten times, you know, over and over again.
[ Again Audience Become Bored Brilliant Christopher Concept Did Every Gets Know Other Over Seeing Sitcom Take Ten Times Want Where]
Topic:
- By laughing at me, the audience really laughs at themselves, and realizing they have done this gives them sort of a spiritual second wind for going back into the battles of life.
[ Audience Back Battles Done Gives Going Into Laughing Laughs Life Realizing Really Second Sort Spiritual Them Themselves Wind]
Topic:
- An audience is going to be able to find a little bit of Dorothy in themselves and relate to this woman.: roles like Dorothy Day are so rare in Hollywood.
[ Able Audience Bit Day Dorothy Find Going Hollywood Little Rare Relate Roles Themselves Woman]
Topic:
- So many roles for women demand that you make the audience fall in love with you or sympathise with you.
[ Audience Demand Fall Love Make Many Roles Women]
Topic:
- Listen, wait, and be patient. Every shaman knows you have to deal with the fire that's in your audience's eye.
[ Audience Deal Every Eye Fire Knows Listen Patient Wait Your]
Topic:
- In his day, the audience was well aware of the music, of the classical beat.
[ Audience Aware Beat Classical Day His Music Well]
Topic:
- Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the world and trying to make audiences think.
[ Audiences Bruce Improve Lenny Make Man Moral Think Trying Very World]
Topic:
- This indication of audience interest is good for all horror movie makers at any budget level.
[ Any Audience Budget Good Horror Indication Interest Level Makers Movie]
Topic:
- I pledged California to a Northern Republic and to a flag that should have no treacherous threads of cotton in its warp, and the audience came down in thunder.
[ Audience California Came Cotton Down Flag Northern Pledged Republic Should Threads Thunder Treacherous Warp]
Topic:
- In any event, the proper question isn't what a journalist thinks is relevant but what his or her audience thinks is relevant. Denying people information they would find useful because you think they shouldn't find it useful is censorship, not journalism.
[ Any Audience Because Censorship Denying Event Find Her His Information Journalism Journalist Proper Question Relevant Think Thinks Useful Would]
Topic:
- Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
[ Audiences Beneficial Both Deal Decided Discuss Events Feeling Goal Heal Help How Humor Laughter Might Pain Previous Programs Show Since Some Stuff Them Us Week Well Were]
Topic:
- In order to do a musical now, a style must be developed that works for today's audience.
[ Audience Developed Musical Must Now Order Style Today Works]
Topic:
- I don't pay attention to target audiences and therefore I often hear that I am a ratings killer, somebody who fundamentally doesn't care whether one person is watching or an entire soccer stadium.
[ Am Attention Audiences Care Entire Fundamentally Hear Killer Often Pay Person Ratings Soccer Somebody Stadium Target Therefore Watching Whether]
Topic:
- I have been able to get a small audience. It's not the huge audience, but it's enough to make it possible to play. I appreciate that.
[ Able Appreciate Audience Been Enough Get Huge Make Play Possible Small]
Topic:
- My wife is my first audience. She's a tough lady, so I can't say that I ever scare her. Except, of course, when she sees me the way I look before breakfast.
[ Audience Before Breakfast Course Ever Except First Her Lady Look Say Scare Sees She Tough Way Wife]
Topic:
- The target audience goes back to conception. That means pre-natal care, safe delivery, post-natal screening, and the ordinary stuff you do in pediatrics.
[ Audience Back Care Conception Delivery Goes Means Ordinary Safe Screening Stuff Target]
Topic:
- The conductor has the advantage of not seeing the audience.
[ Advantage Audience Conductor Seeing]
Topic:
- Sylvester has a great popular sense, as good as any writer I've ever worked with. He knows what audiences want to see, and what they don't want to see.
[ Any Audiences Ever Good Great Knows Popular See Sense Sylvester Want Worked Writer]
Topic:
- I am evidence that you don't have to sell a lot of records or succeed in the usual way to have a big audience and a job.
[ Am Audience Big Evidence Job Lot Records Sell Succeed Usual Way]
Topic:
- I'm not subject to their rise and fall because I'm not accepted by them, so I have my own little curve going on. A lot of it is because of how much I play, I think I connect like when all you had was Vaudeville, I think I have an audience by performing a lot!
[ Accepted Audience Because Connect Curve Fall Going Had How Little Lot Much Own Performing Play Rise Subject Their Them Think Vaudeville]
Topic:
- The bulk of my set is instrumental and you have to give yourself and the audience some relief because a performance is not about great guitar playing it's really about entertainment.
[ Audience Because Bulk Entertainment Give Great Guitar Instrumental Performance Playing Really Relief Set Some Yourself]
Topic:
- The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you're losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it'll wake them up.
[ Audience Boy Death Element Feel Interest Losing Performance Principle Risk Scaring Them Then Up Wake Will Yourself]
Topic:
- When the audience is awful you can still have a great night and people will walk out thinking they had a great time even though there was loads of loudmouths and the sound was terrible.
[ Audience Awful Even Great Had Loads Night Out Sound Still Terrible Thinking Though Time Walk Will]
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- Yeah I do and I don't mind, in fact that is one of the real encouraging things about this whole career of mine is that there are tunes I wrote almost thirty years ago that I will still play in front of an audience and I still like the old tunes.
[ Ago Almost Audience Career Encouraging Fact Front Mind Mine Old Play Real Still Things Thirty Tunes Whole Will Wrote Yeah Years]
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- You can't really tell what the audience wants but you can tell what will keep everybodies attention in the same place.
[ Attention Audience Keep Place Really Same Tell Wants Will]
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- I always thought it would be really cool to be playing the drums in the show and then have your astral body or whatever travel all through the audience and dig whatever it's like out there.
[ Always Audience Body Cool Dig Drums Out Playing Really Show Then Thought Through Travel Whatever Would Your]
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- I've built a solid career there, but America's ten times the size. Now that we're onto the third record, I feel like the stars have aligned and American audiences are embracing my music even more.
[ Aligned America American Audiences Built Career Embracing Even Feel More Music Now Onto Record Size Solid Stars Ten Third Times]
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- My intended audience was everybody. I just want to make cartoons for human beings.
[ Audience Beings Cartoons Everybody Human Intended Just Make Want]
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- It's really cool to know that you've put something together that isn't for a particular audience. It's so often that a TV show can really only speak to one sect of the population, and this really is something that appeals to a worldwide fan base. People who are into the pursuit of knowledge. Their reaction has meant the world to us.
[ Appeals Audience Base Cool Fan Into Know Knowledge Meant Often Only Particular Population Pursuit Put Reaction Really Sect Show Something Speak Their Together Tv Us World Worldwide]
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- I want my audience to know me for my work, not because of who I'm dating or what drugs I'm on or what club I went to.
[ Audience Because Club Dating Know Want Went Work]
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- I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes.
[ Actor Audience Cares Character Comedian His Jokes Know Laughs Less Lets More Own Think Thinks]
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- You start as an audience member and create a world you're interested in, and then you move into the telling of those stories, bringing what has interested you as an audience member.
[ Audience Bringing Create Interested Into Member Move Start Stories Telling Then Those World]
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- The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different. When I read for a predominantly Indian audience, there are more questions that are based on issues of identity and representation.
[ Audience Based Been Concerns Differed Different Haven Identity Indian Issues More Predominantly Questions Reactions Read Representation]
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- Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job... and you better do it well!
[ Actually Audience Better Chance Exciting Eye Job Know More See Sense Takes Theatre Well Your]
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- I think there was a sense that the impact was being lost because the audience was so familiar with the form. You combine that with people's attention spans, which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now, and there's a need to vary the paradigm.
[ Attention Audience Because Being Clearly Combine Conditioned Familiar Form Impact Lost Need Now Paradigm Sense Shorter Spans Think Vary Which]
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- You have to respect your audience. Without them, you're essentially standing alone, singing to yourself.
[ Alone Audience Essentially Respect Singing Standing Them Without Your Yourself]
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- Animation is the one type of movie that really does play for the entire audience. Our challenge is to make stories that connect for kids and adults.
[ Adults Animation Audience Challenge Connect Does Entire Kids Make Movie Our Play Really Stories Type]
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- Never in the history of cinema has a medium entertained an audience. It's what you do with the medium.
[ Audience Cinema Entertained History Medium Never]
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- I'll eventually go back to theater because the feeling of being on stage where you have the audience right there, you can't replace that with anything.
[ Anything Audience Back Because Being Eventually Feeling Go Replace Right Stage Theater Where]
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- As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
[ Audiences Back Badly Dallas Found Got Great Hear Here Larger Madonna Myself Participation Really Singing Thing Thought Wanted Were]
Topic:
- After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon.
[ After Arrests Audience Dragon First Hannibal Know Lambs Red Silence Story Time Where Would]
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- The audience wants to be attracted not by the critics, but by a great story. You must deliver to the audience emotion - and when I say emotion, I mean suspense, drama, love.
[ Attracted Audience Critics Deliver Drama Emotion Great Love Mean Must Say Story Suspense Wants]
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- We give you this story. It is for the audience to be moved and gut wrenched, not us. It isn't as if we don't go through those real feeling and it isn't as if I don't cry three or four times a night. I usually do.
[ Audience Cry Feeling Four Give Go Gut Moved Night Real Story Those Three Through Times Us Usually]
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- 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.
[ Actor Among Audience Author Business Cheering Crowd Hate Kicking Merriment Mischief Should Some Their Them]
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- It's certainly more interesting for me as an actor, but I think it's also more interesting for the audience to see three-dimensional characters, rather than just a bad guy or a good guy.
[ Actor Also Audience Bad Certainly Characters Good Guy Interesting Just More Rather See Than Think Three-Dimensional Three-Dimensional]
Topic:
- Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience.
[ Actors Add Audience Characters Depth Great Imprint Leave Story Supporting Their]
Topic:
- When you're doing a series like this, you're constantly looking for new ways to excite your audience.
[ Audience Constantly Doing Excite Looking New Series Ways Your]
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- Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique.
[ Appear Audience Conscious Director Film Job Make Real Reality Should Technique]
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- It crossed our minds early on that the more an audience cared - we were working before, on average, 240, live people. If you could get them caring - the more they cared, the harder they laughed.
[ Audience Average Before Cared Caring Could Crossed Early Get Harder Laughed Live Minds More Our Them Were Working]
Topic:
- My movies are, more or less, very short. I'm terrified of boring an audience.
[ Audience Boring Less More Movies Short Terrified Very]
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- Usually with this genre the first thing that happens is a good fight sequence to show that you're in good hands. So we broke that rule. I think a lot of that comes from the western audience.
[ Audience Broke Comes Fight First Genre Good Hands Happens Lot Rule Sequence Show Thing Think Usually Western]
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- I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in, and not just casually observe. Whatever my part in it, just as an audience member, I find that exciting.
[ Actively Audience Casually Exciting Find Just Member Movie Observe Part Participate Whatever]
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- Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.
[ Audience Every Going How Know Nervous Never Night React Single]
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- When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.
[ Act Audience Because Come Get Give Into Love Pleasure Security Sense Theatre Trying]
Topic:
- If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. You must reach the emotional and intellectual level of ability where you can go out stark naked, emotionally, in front of an audience.
[ Ability Actor Audience Emotional Emotionally Front Go Himself His Intellectual Level Must Naked Need Out Reach Really Satisfy Stark Vulnerable Want Where]
Topic:
- If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
[ Actor Audience Himself His Need Really Satisfy Vulnerable Want]
Topic:
- I ultimately have faith though, that good films will find their audience.
[ Audience Faith Films Find Good Their Though Ultimately Will]
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- I don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might.
[ Almost Anyway Audience Character Compassion Found Haven Initially Maybe Might Play Possible Related Some Someone Sort Sublime Think Way]
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- Actually, the year anniversary of what you just heard, my son Grahame and I are going to be in a play together, and I'm acting for the first time in front of an audience that doesn't consist of a high school drama class.
[ Acting Actually Anniversary Audience Class Consist Drama First Front Going Heard High Just Play School Son Time Together Year]
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- Not that there weren't great shows, and not that there wasn't plenty of fine music played. It's just that the consistency and the height of where we could take it, with the help of the audience, was less, I felt, in the '90s.
[ Audience Consistency Could Felt Fine Great Height Help Just Less Music Played Plenty Shows Take Weren Where]
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- When the band would leave the stage, and then the audience would just take over, and keep the groove goin'.
[ Audience Band Goin Groove Just Keep Leave Over Stage Take Then Would]
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- It's those moments, those odd moments that you look for and sometimes by creating this kind of loose atmosphere you find those little moments that somehow mean a lot to an audience when they really register right.
[ Atmosphere Audience Creating Find Kind Little Look Loose Lot Mean Moments Odd Really Register Right Somehow Sometimes Those]
Topic:
- The interesting thing about movies, it's not always - y'know, you have to have structure etc and all those things, but an audience responds, in many ways, we walk away and certain things stay in our heads that are memorable.
[ Always Audience Away Certain Etc Heads Interesting Know Many Memorable Movies Our Responds Stay Structure Thing Things Those Walk Ways]
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- I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio, there's no audience. TV, there's no audience. I need the response of the audience, even if it's a silent response.
[ Audience Even Need Over Own Prefer Radio Response Satisfaction Silent Tv]
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- When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience.
[ Adrenaline Audience Because Doing Front Hurt Killed Never Onstage Pain Work]
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- When audiences come to see us authors lecture, it is largely in the hope that we'll be funnier to look at than to read.
[ Audiences Authors Come Funnier Hope Largely Lecture Look Read See Than Us]
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- I need to talk about Chinese culture. We have deep, strong philosophy and culture. I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience.
[ Audience Chinese Culture Deep Information Need Philosophy Share Some Strong Talk Tell Want Worldwide]
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- I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band.
[ Audience Band Brother Even Most Music Onto Our Parent Part Picking Reach Say Sister Somewhat Them Think Turning Up Younger]
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- When I look out at the audience at some of our shows, I think we are reaching a younger audience... I see lots of people in their 30s and 40s, but I also see a lot of people in their young and middle teens, and that's definitely reassuring.
[ Also Audience Definitely Look Lot Lots Middle Our Out Reaching Reassuring See Shows Some Teens Their Think Young Younger]
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- It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
[ Audience Deaf Music Nothing Requires Understand Wisdom]
Topic: Wisdom
- I thought we would have at most an audience of 5,000 devotees because I made the decision to stick to craft, not to gossip, not to be interested in any of the juicy stuff that they talk about on other shows, but stick to the question of craft.
[ Any Audience Because Craft Decision Gossip Interested Juicy Made Most Other Question Shows Stick Stuff Talk Thought Would]
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- The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now. There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered.
[ Audience Being Broadway Challenge Danger Greater Made Much Nearly Now Offered Percentage Tourists Up Variety]
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- There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
[ Audience Evening Every Night Nothing Spending]
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- Since we didn't use guns, we wanted to make sure we could earn the ability to win the audience over by making it believable. A lot of what you do when you work out in that mode is use your mental energy.
[ Ability Audience Believable Could Earn Energy Guns Lot Make Making Mental Mode Out Over Since Sure Use Wanted Win Work Your]
Topic:
- Kickback is a police thriller which I wrote. I'm very proud of it. I did it in two parts for France because when I wrote it, there wasn't the audience demand for crime stuff that there is now.
[ Audience Because Crime Demand Did France Now Parts Police Proud Stuff Thriller Two Very Which Wrote]
Topic:
- I think television often has dismissed younger people. They figure, well, they're not really watching news, that's not our audience.
[ Audience Dismissed Figure News Often Our Really Television Think Watching Well Younger]
Topic:
- If you ask questions that interest you, you'll get answers that interest your audience.
[ Answers Ask Audience Get Interest Questions Your]
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- If your audience is young, it'd be youth culture, if your audience is older, it'd be older people, if it were senior citizens, it'd be senior citizen issues. So you try and hit the target audience.
[ Audience Citizen Citizens Culture Hit Issues Older Senior Target Try Were Young Your Youth]
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- Well, news is anything that's interesting, that relates to what's happening in the world, what's happening in areas of the culture that would be of interest to your audience.
[ Anything Areas Audience Culture Happening Interest Interesting News Relates Well World Would Your]
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- I am attracting a new audience now, one that is more open and more spiritually inclined.
[ Am Attracting Audience Inclined More New Now Open Spiritually]
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- He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs, his country songs, that they were great songs. And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found, and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
[ Audiences Country Father Felt Found Great His Learned Out Reaction Sang Songs Them Then Through Tremendous Way Went Were]
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- You can't second-guess your audience. You can only do what you think is right. If you do that, your audience will appreciate you.
[ Appreciate Audience Only Right Second-Guess Think Will Your]
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- You're in front of an audience, but you're playing for a camera. There's this huge adrenaline rush, because you know that besides the audience in the studio, there are millions of people watching at home.
[ Adrenaline Audience Because Besides Camera Front Home Huge Know Millions Playing Rush Studio Watching]
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- I like being a big fish in a small pond. I'm not interested in a huge audience because it brings headaches.
[ Audience Because Being Big Brings Fish Headaches Huge Interested Pond Small]
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- I let the audience use their imaginations. Can I help it if they misconstrue my suggestions?
[ Audience Help Imaginations Suggestions Their Use]
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- A theater person should know what holds an audience and what does not.
[ Audience Does Holds Know Person Should Theater]
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- My mother was electric onstage, and I vividly recall the extraordinary power she had over her audiences.
[ Audiences Electric Extraordinary Had Her Mother Onstage Over Power Recall She Vividly]
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- The most memorable night of The Judy Garland Show for me was the night my mother pulled me out of the audience and sang to me onstage.
[ Audience Garland Judy Memorable Most Mother Night Onstage Out Pulled Sang Show]
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- Anybody that goes to the theater, I think we're all misfits, so we ended up on stage or in the audience.
[ Anybody Audience Ended Goes Misfits Stage Theater Think Up]
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- I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
[ Audience Believer Character Collusion Firm Highly Overrated Trick]
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- Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system.
[ Atmosphere Audience Every Front Get Go Live Out Seeing Something System Theater Time Unfold Your]
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- So this is the only TV show in America where I am quite confident that you, the audience, will share my excitement when I tell you that coming up in our next segment, we have the best graph ever. Best graph ever.
[ Am America Audience Best Coming Confident Ever Excitement Graph Next Only Our Quite Segment Share Show Tell Tv Up Where Will]
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- Our audience is all the girls who made Britney a huge star. Those are the girls who bought the book. I didn't read the book at first. I read the script just to see what I would think of the script and I really liked it.
[ Audience Book Bought Britney First Girls Huge Just Liked Made Our Read Really Script See Star Think Those Would]
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- You know, we're not on stage, we're not doing a play, so we don't have a relationship with the audience but going through that process and also just hearing how much people love the film, you feel like you do have a relationship with the audience.
[ Also Audience Doing Feel Film Going Hearing How Just Know Love Much Play Process Relationship Stage Through]
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- I'm so critical of my own work that it's difficult for me to disassociate myself and watch it as an audience.
[ Audience Critical Difficult Myself Own Watch Work]
Topic:
- If you're sitting in the audience, you probably can't see the preparation and work that goes into creating a great scene or a great part, but I can assure you that a good film depends on lot of different things falling perfectly into place.
[ Assure Audience Creating Depends Different Falling Film Goes Good Great Into Lot Part Perfectly Place Preparation Probably Scene See Sitting Things Work]
Topic:
- If you think you're boring your audience, go slower not faster.
[ Audience Boring Faster Go Slower Think Your]
Topic:
- In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
[ Audience Beginnings Chamber Listened Meant Merely Music Small Space]
Topic:
- I've never seen a schedule where you just go in two hours almost every day of the week and then all day on one day. Then you shoot it at night with an audience and you're out of there.
[ Almost Audience Day Every Go Hours Just Never Night Out Schedule Seen Shoot Then Two Week Where]
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- Audiences deserve better.
[ Audiences Better Deserve]
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- I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it.
[ Afraid Audiences Because Hollywood Reject Sentiment Think Will]
Topic:
- The shows at the Hilton are the most exciting shows I've ever done. The stage is huge, but the theater is intimate, so we can have a magnificent production and still connect with the audience.
[ Audience Connect Done Ever Exciting Hilton Huge Intimate Magnificent Most Production Shows Stage Still Theater]
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- If the audience never understands the plot, it can be counted on to be attentive to the very end.
[ Attentive Audience Counted End Never Plot Understands Very]
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- I reached the stage where I was afraid to wiggle my leg, but then I thought 'why shouldn't I?' It's what I do and now I know how to turn an audience on again.
[ Afraid Again Audience How Know Leg Now Reached Stage Then Thought Turn Where Why Wiggle]
Topic:
- One of the things that's clear to me from interviews that I've read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community.
[ Above Audiences Beyond Clear Community Had Interviews Jazz More Music Musicians Popular Read Successful Things]
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- When I edit, I'm not from the school of Hello, I'm a genius, so everybody shut up. I'm from the school of Let's play it once in front of an audience, and then I'll tell you where it is going.
[ Audience Edit Everybody Front Genius Going Hello Once Play School Shut Tell Then Up Where]
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- I think that one of the nice things about the Yellow Submarine movie is that it seems to be perennial. People enjoy watching from each generation. And it was like the Beatles themselves. You know the Beatles seem to find new audience each time another generation comes along.
[ Along Another Audience Beatles Comes Each Enjoy Find Generation Know Movie New Nice Perennial Seem Seems Submarine Themselves Things Think Time Watching Yellow]
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- You see, 30 years ago I didn't have near the audience I have now. My tapes on the cults have reached a circulation of 15 million. those are not my figures but the figures of the people who distribute them.
[ Ago Audience Circulation Cults Distribute Figures Million Near Now Reached See Tapes Them Those Years]
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- I fell off stage and bruised some ribs. The worst part was that the audience didn't realize I was gone.
[ Audience Bruised Fell Gone Off Part Realize Ribs Some Stage Worst]
Topic:
- I've worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience.
[ Always Audience Charm Leading Losing Men Their Were Winking Worked Worried]
Topic:
- I can go in front of an orchestra. I can go in front of an audience. But if you see me walking through an audience in the reception or through a lot of people, I'm still shy.
[ Audience Front Go Lot Orchestra Reception See Shy Still Through Walking]
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- I tell my staff, we're riding a tour bus around, and we're going to stop and look at some weird stuff - but we're taking our viewers around safely. They're just looking out the window at it. I'm trying to create a sense of comfort for my center audience.
[ Around Audience Bus Center Comfort Create Going Just Look Looking Our Out Riding Safely Sense Some Staff Stop Stuff Taking Tell Tour Trying Viewers Weird Window]
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- My audience is much more center right, or centrist.
[ Audience Center Centrist More Much Right]
Topic:
- We do play to our audience. It's very important. You can't create music in a vacuum.
[ Audience Create Important Music Our Play Vacuum Very]
Topic:
- I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way.
[ Audiences Box Days Exactly Expect Explain Go Hard Hurt Into Just Know Maybe Movie Movies Office These Want Way Wonder]
Topic:
- The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers, and that's the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills.
[ Advertisers Also Audiences Between Bills Fact Media Most Owner Pays Radio Relationship Strictly Their]
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- The matinee audiences are different because they're mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to.
[ Audiences Because Different Differently Everything Great Kids Mostly Percentage Respond Understand]
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- You can't force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we're looking for interaction.
[ Audience Avoid Because Concerts Confrontation Down Encouraged Force Here Instead Interaction Looking Our Regular Rock Something Up Us]
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- It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen.
[ After Audience Good Long Looking Looks Screen See Silver Sure]
Topic:
- When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves - and maybe a smile.
[ Always Audience Door Emotions Go Laughter Many Maybe Onstage Out Possibly Renewed Sense Shocked Smile Surprised Take Tears Them Themselves Through Try Walk Want]
Topic:
- I guess The Grudge made over $100 million, but none of them had long legs after they came out but they all opened up and found an audience. If you could make those movies for a price, which is what I want to do with Spawn, then you could have some success.
[ After Audience Came Could Found Grudge Guess Had Legs Long Made Make Million Movies None Opened Out Over Price Some Spawn Success Them Then Those Up Want Which]
Topic:
- It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
[ Audiences Book Comic Couple Days Gangs Goes Gotten Grow More Need Older Rival Sophisticated Stories Story Them Think Up Works Wrong]
Topic:
- I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument.
[ Audience Color Instrument Palette Use]
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- Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that.
[ Audience Back Came Davis Entertain His Kind Miles Music Offended Out Stage Turned]
Topic:
- We blush very, very easily, and we get terrified of audiences.
[ Audiences Blush Easily Get Terrified Very]
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- We showed the industry that female artists could attract the same audiences as the big male stars.
[ Artists Attract Audiences Big Could Female Industry Male Same Showed Stars]
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- I believe that given the audience attention level, we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes.
[ Attention Audience Believe Compelling Could Even Given Level Minutes More]
Topic:
- We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time.
[ Audience Events Finger Having Listening Live Marketplace Other Our Pulse Reasons Than These Time]
Topic:
- I think everybody ought to be allowed to be engaged in athletics at whatever level the audience will accept.
[ Accept Allowed Athletics Audience Engaged Everybody Level Ought Think Whatever Will]
Topic:
- I would write plays for my grandmother, who was stone deaf, my mother and the dog, that was our audience.
[ Audience Deaf Dog Grandmother Mother Our Plays Stone Would Write]
Topic:
- Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
[ Acted Acting Amadeus Appeared Audience Broadway Discovered Eight Guthrie Hundreds Long Possibility Presence Productions Really Run Shows Stage Theatre Thirties Though Unnatural Week Were]
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- One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this.
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom Working]
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- You think about taking audiences on a journey.
[ Audiences Journey Taking Think]
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- You've got to work. You've got to want an audience to sit forward in their chairs sometimes, rather than sit back and be bombarded with images.
[ Audience Back Bombarded Chairs Forward Got Images Rather Sit Sometimes Than Their Want Work]
Topic:
- Any audience that gets a laugh out of me gets it while I'm facing them.
[ Any Audience Facing Gets Laugh Out Them While]
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- I can never remember being afraid of an audience. If the audience could do better, they'd be up here on stage and I'd be out there watching them.
[ Afraid Audience Being Better Could Here Never Out Remember Stage Them Up Watching]
Topic:
- I miss performing before a live audience - the energy and excitement - there's nothing to compare with it.
[ Audience Before Compare Energy Excitement Live Miss Nothing Performing]
Topic:
- My American gay audience have continued to dance and sing to the music I make in a way that straight Americans haven't. I am grateful to them for that.
[ Am American Americans Audience Continued Dance Gay Grateful Haven Make Music Sing Straight Them Way]
Topic:
- I think American audiences are quite interesting in that they can handle almost any amount of violence, but the moment the violence becomes sexual violence it immediately becomes an issue.
[ Almost American Amount Any Audiences Becomes Handle Immediately Interesting Issue Moment Quite Sexual Think Violence]
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- Well, all the plays that I was trying to write were plays that would grab an audience by the throat and not release them, rather than presenting an emotion which you could observe and walk away from.
[ Audience Away Could Emotion Grab Observe Plays Presenting Rather Release Than Them Throat Trying Walk Well Were Which Would Write]
Topic:
- Being a doctor has taught me a lot about directing. You're doing the same thing: You're reconstructing the manifold of behavior to the point where an audience says, yes, that's exactly like people I know.
[ Audience Behavior Being Directing Doctor Doing Exactly Know Lot Manifold Point Reconstructing Same Says Taught Thing Where Yes]
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- I'm not against asking the audience to work, but I think what you have now is a sort of gratuitous deconstruction as a result of a fashion of literary deconstructionism indicating that there are no meanings.
[ Against Asking Audience Deconstruction Fashion Gratuitous Indicating Literary Meanings Now Result Sort Think Work]
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- I love performing in front of an audience and seeing smiles on the kids' faces.
[ Audience Faces Front Kids Love Performing Seeing Smiles]
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- And I tell my audience, you know, give the real stars a round of applause. Because without them I'm nobody. So I learned so much from people like that.
[ Applause Audience Because Give Know Learned Much Nobody Real Round Stars Tell Them Without]
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- Audiences are the same all over the world, and if you entertain them, they'll respond.
[ Audiences Entertain Over Respond Same Them World]
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- Nowadays the audience has changed. No one can anticipate the audience.
[ Anticipate Audience Changed Nowadays]
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- My gay audience has been with me from the beginning.
[ Audience Been Beginning Gay]
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- Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs. An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
[ Around Audience Commercial Ideal Needs Opposite Poetry Rock Stadium]
Topic:
- I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
[ Audience Heroes Hollywood Movie Several Spent Still Think Years]
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- I think the challenge is going out in front of a paying audience with absolutely nothing and trying to entertain them for two hours. Thankfully, I only think about that right before we go on, and then once we're out there, everything's fine.
[ Absolutely Audience Before Challenge Entertain Everything Fine Front Go Going Hours Nothing Once Only Out Paying Right Thankfully Them Then Think Trying Two]
Topic:
- Stage is about imperfections and working with them, whether it be from you or the audience.
[ Audience Imperfections Stage Them Whether Working]
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- If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.
[ Audience Company Demands Loves Misery Then Triumph]
Topic:
- I'm looking for the truth. The audience doesn't come to see you, they come to see themselves.
[ Audience Come Looking See Themselves Truth]
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- And that's what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never compromising of character.
[ Any Audience Character Compromising Feeling Honestly Laugh Manufactured Never Now Overriding Show Too Watch Watched Way Written]
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- I don't know how to do the other, so I won't even consider television until the audience's taste changes.
[ Audience Changes Consider Even How Know Other Taste Television Until Won]
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- I think I can take responsibility for that in that I was the audience. I was the voice of sanity around whom all these crazies did their dance. And I reacted in the same way that a member of the audience would have reacted.
[ Around Audience Crazies Dance Did Member Reacted Responsibility Same Sanity Take Their These Think Voice Way Whom Would]
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- Although his crusade in 1957 occurred at a time in our nation's history when race divided all, Reverend Graham refused to preach in segregated audiences.
[ Although Audiences Crusade Divided Graham His History Nation Occurred Our Preach Race Refused Reverend Segregated Time]
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- And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having to worry about what an audience was gonna think. We were in a vacuum. We were making little short films, really.
[ Advantage Audience Films Gonna Had Having Little Making Perhaps Really Short Think Unfair Vacuum Were Worry]
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- My own personal taste in films as a member of the audience was not completely in line with films I was doing.
[ Audience Completely Doing Films Line Member Own Personal Taste]
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- When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don't want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking.
[ Anybody Anything Assume Audience Best Could Democratic Environments Filmmaking Got Know Most Say Thinking Those Want Were Where]
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- My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with.
[ Audiences Changed Enough Face Give History Something Work Years]
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- Young writers find their first audience in little magazines, and experimental writers find their only audience there.
[ Audience Experimental Find First Little Magazines Only Their Writers Young]
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- The most important thing is that it's much more fun to play in a band than to be in an audience in a club. That's the main thing I think, that you can do it.
[ Audience Band Club Fun Important Main More Most Much Play Than Thing Think]
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- I would not be happy to do what I do unless I felt that the large audience wanted it.
[ Audience Felt Happy Large Unless Wanted Would]
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- We're all in the same room, so I want people to be involved with one another, but again you can't decide exactly to what extent that operates. It varies all the time and it depends on the show, it depends on the audience, it depends on everything.
[ Again Another Audience Decide Depends Everything Exactly Extent Involved Operates Room Same Show Time Varies Want]
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- It was really strange for me when I started to play concerts in America where the audiences were all sitting down.
[ America Audiences Concerts Down Play Really Sitting Started Strange Were Where]
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- Large audiences did not suit my low-key approach.
[ Approach Audiences Did Large Low-Key Suit]
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- Our shows are packed with laughter and light-hearted songs to lift the listener from their everyday life. We encourage the audience to participate in any way.
[ Any Audience Encourage Everyday Laughter Life Lift Light-Hearted Listener Our Packed Participate Shows Songs Their Way]
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- The networks found themselves having to compete for an increasingly Balkanized audience.
[ Audience Compete Found Having Increasingly Networks Themselves]
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- Because you're telling a story, and I'm sure people fifty years ago would tell the same story differently if they were telling it to you today. Because the time is different. The film is the work of today's audience.
[ Ago Audience Because Different Differently Fifty Film Same Story Sure Tell Telling Time Today Were Work Would Years]
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- I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.
[ Always Audiences City Earliest Entertain Goes Gypsy Memories Myself Needing Performing Place Reaching Seen Show Those Traveler Wanting]
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- I'm thrilled at the moment because our audiences, you know, they... the demographic is 50% male.
[ Audiences Because Demographic Know Male Moment Our Thrilled]
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- You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics.
[ Audience Channel Critics Interpretation Into Performance]
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- Just with the basic one guitar, one piano and one vocal and an audience, I think that the intimacy comes through more. People feel much more connected to the song because there's nothing in the way, and I actually enjoy doing that.
[ Actually Audience Basic Because Comes Connected Doing Enjoy Feel Guitar Intimacy Just More Much Nothing Piano Song Think Through Vocal Way]
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- There are always new things to experience, internalize then write about. This process is ongoing with me. It never stops. The opportunity to reach new audiences with all of the music that we have made is thrilling.
[ Always Audiences Experience Internalize Made Music Never New Ongoing Opportunity Process Reach Stops Then Things Thrilling Write]
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- When an audience comes to one of my concerts, I hope they'll see themselves, somewhere, in one of the songs.
[ Audience Comes Concerts Hope See Somewhere Songs Themselves]
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- I love the rehearsal process in the theatre, and the visceral sense of contact and communication with a live audience.
[ Audience Communication Contact Live Love Process Rehearsal Sense Theatre Visceral]
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- Part of the success of the show is that the audience sees themselves in the characters, becomes the characters. The more they inhabit the characters, the more they see.
[ Audience Becomes Characters Inhabit More Part See Sees Show Success Themselves]
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- The first time I got up in front of an audience was terror, abject terror, which continued for another four or five years. There still is, a little bit.
[ Abject Another Audience Bit Continued First Five Four Front Got Little Still Terror Time Up Which Years]
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- And I think that we're more of an alternative act in that sense, and that flavor comes across to the audience.
[ Across Act Alternative Audience Comes Flavor More Sense Think]
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- I've been lucky. I've had this history of having an appeal to more than one type of audience.
[ Appeal Audience Been Had Having History Lucky More Than Type]
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- When the audience leaves, I'd like them to feel positive when they go.
[ Audience Feel Go Leaves Positive Them]
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- I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There's no melodrama; there's no device, It's just about a human being.
[ Appealing Audience Being Device Distinguishes Dramatic Fiction Human Just Melodrama Movies Much Now Really Science Simply Think]
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- The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh.
[ Audience Comedian Comedy Doing Get Going Itself Laugh Make Style Technique Thing Up Vaudeville Violence]
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- If the laughter of the audience was malicious we wouldn't show it.
[ Audience Laughter Malicious Show]
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- I don't have the energy or the mental security to get involved with all that. I think it's a good idea to be able to disappear into the story, so that the first thing the audience sees isn't you, but the part.
[ Able Audience Disappear Energy First Get Good Idea Into Involved Mental Part Security Sees Story Thing Think]
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- Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere.
[ Actors Audience Between Create Emotion Equally Incapable Life Lovers May Often Part Perfectly Playing Real Sincere Sympathy Temporary True]
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- You always try to work for your audience, to entertain them, but that being said, obviously, within the studio system you feel the sense of responsibility to the bank.
[ Always Audience Bank Being Entertain Feel Obviously Responsibility Said Sense Studio System Them Try Within Work Your]
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- I had a feeling about Shakespeare's soliloquies, that there should be a real exchange between the actor and the audience.
[ Actor Audience Between Exchange Feeling Had Real Shakespeare Should]
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- When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow!
[ Anything Anyway Audience Except Female French Maid Majority Many Outfit See Singing Somehow Song Stage Them Think Up Want]
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- There is always an audience for different individuals, but critics sometimes stop the audience finding the show and the show finding the audience.
[ Always Audience Critics Different Finding Individuals Show Sometimes Stop]
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- We don't really need reviewers, just first-night reporters who will tell us faithfully whether or not the audience liked the show.
[ Audience Faithfully Just Liked Need Really Reporters Reviewers Show Tell Us Whether Will]
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- Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes.
[ Audiences Black Called Cherry Eyes Girl London]
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- I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone.
[ Audience Burn Darkest Eyes Feel Into Microphone Secrets Whispering]
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- I'm not the best audience for that because I'm not a great science-fiction fan. I just never got off on space ships and space costumes, things like that.
[ Audience Because Best Costumes Fan Got Great Just Never Off Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Ships Space Things]
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- Lead the audience by the nose to the thought.
[ Audience Lead Nose Thought]
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- I was playing catch with the European audience.
[ Audience Catch European Playing]
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- With us, it's a very specific audience. If you like steak, this is it for you.
[ Audience Specific Steak Us Very]
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- The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
[ Academic After Art Audience Beauty Decade Emotion Meaning Pleasure Reign Restoration Terror Value Will]
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- When they say you're the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award.
[ Always Audience Award Best Else Gotten Majority Probably Remember Say Should Someone Thinks]
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- Don't dumb it down. The audience is smart and gets what you are doing.
[ Audience Doing Down Dumb Gets Smart]
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- If you respect the audience enough, they can take onboard many things.
[ Audience Enough Many Respect Take Things]
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- I believe in things that move people, if the audience isn't deeply caught up and moved to either laughter or tears then I don't think it is theater.
[ Audience Believe Caught Deeply Either Laughter Move Moved Tears Theater Then Things Think Up]
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- In theater, the wellspring of the character comes from the doing of it, like a trial by fire, but in front of an audience.
[ Audience Character Comes Doing Fire Front Theater Trial Wellspring]
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- Anyway, I collapsed in France in the middle of a tour. I hadn't been eating properly, I was getting very phobic about audiences, and I collapsed in pure fright.
[ Anyway Audiences Been Collapsed Eating France Fright Getting Hadn Middle Phobic Properly Pure Tour Very]
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- Any show that's bringing in a young audience is doing a good thing, because that's the only way that theater will continue to grow. All the other audience members are going to be dead soon!
[ Any Audience Because Bringing Continue Dead Doing Going Good Grow Members Only Other Show Soon Theater Thing Way Will Young]
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- There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.
[ Audience Badly Draw Minds More Place Some Speak Than Their Them Think Warm Warmth Well Without Write]
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- I don't write for an audience, I don't think whether my book will sell, I don't sell it before I finish writing it.
[ Audience Before Book Finish Sell Think Whether Will Write Writing]
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- I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
[ Audience Away Best Convince Could Failed Go Never Thing]
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- Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it's you, and I think that's what the audience is really interested in... you, how you're going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you.
[ Audience Character Cope Front Going How Inside Interested Makeup Obstacles Put Really Situation Think Troubles Writer]
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- American audiences tend to be more expressive than British ones.
[ American Audiences British Expressive More Ones Tend Than]
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- Both me and Edgar are firm believers in never underestimating or talking down to an audience, and giving an audience something to do, to give them something which is entirely up to them to enter into the film and find these hidden things and whatever.
[ Audience Believers Both Down Edgar Enter Entirely Film Find Firm Give Giving Hidden Into Never Something Talking Them These Things Underestimating Up Whatever Which]
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- There are actually quite high profile British TV star cameos in it that you probably wouldn't even notice, that the British wouldn't even notice, let alone the American audience.
[ Actually Alone American Audience British Cameos Even High Notice Probably Profile Quite Star Tv]
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- At this stage, what would be rewarding would be for audiences to want to watch.
[ Audiences Rewarding Stage Want Watch Would]
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- I love to entertain an audience.
[ Audience Entertain Love]
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- I won't miss Grissom. It was a complete life for me that's reached its end, and it's reached it in the right way, I think. So I won't miss Grissom. And I hope that the audience won't miss him either.
[ Audience Complete Either End Grissom Him Hope Life Miss Reached Right Think Way Won]
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- One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I'll never give it up, is that it's fifty percent the audience's responsibility.
[ Audience Fifty Give Love Never Percent Reasons Responsibility Theater Things Up]
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- We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons.
[ Audience Batman Bring Conflicting Demons Hand Him How Inner Movie Other Our Philosophies See Suffer Superman Them Together Understand Want Wrestle]
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- All these horror movies are slasher film now. I like them, they're fun, but they wink at the audience and you're really not terrified through the movie.
[ Audience Film Fun Horror Movie Movies Now Really Slasher Terrified Them These Through Wink]
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- I wanted this to have as wide an audience as possible. I didn't want to get an X rating, because in my opinion once that happens you X-out everyone else.
[ Audience Because Else Everyone Get Happens Once Opinion Possible Rating Want Wanted Wide]
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- The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
[ Actors Also Applause Audience Celebration Constitutes Delight Moment Only Shared]
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- Whereas with foreign coverage there's a much broader disconnect between you and your audience.
[ Audience Between Broader Coverage Foreign Much Whereas Your]
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- Women can't be afraid to look like action heroes. It's not always pretty, but when it's on the screen, it translates well to the audience.
[ Action Afraid Always Audience Heroes Look Pretty Screen Translates Well Women]
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- Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did.
[ Appeal Audience Been Compete Country Did Felt Had Huge Influence Moguls Mtv Music Same Television Until Way Young]
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- Few speeches which have produced an electrical effect on an audience can bear the colourless photography of a printed record.
[ Audience Bear Effect Electrical Few Photography Printed Produced Record Speeches Which]
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- In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that.
[ Analytical Audience Because Film Go Into Reject Will]
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- My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That's what directors are, they're storytellers because they're directing where your focus is going to be as an audience.
[ Audience Because Directing Director Directors Focus Going Interpretation Knows Someone Story Storytellers Strong Their Where Your]
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- On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.
[ Audience Even Find Lose Stage Truth]
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- As much as we'd like to believe that our work is great and that we're infallible, we're not. Hollywood movies are made for the audience. These are not small European art films we're making.
[ Art Audience Believe European Films Great Hollywood Infallible Made Making Movies Much Our Small These Work]
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- I feel a big obligation to the audience, almost in a moral sense, to say something useful. If I'm going to spend a year of my life on these things, I want something that I feel that strongly about.
[ Almost Audience Big Feel Going Life Moral Obligation Say Sense Something Spend Strongly These Things Useful Want Year]
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- We were tremendously encouraged by the testing of Analyze That. Audiences loved it. They were telling us that they liked it as much as the original. We recorded the laughs in the theater.
[ Analyze Audiences Encouraged Laughs Liked Loved Much Original Recorded Telling Testing Theater Tremendously Us