Quotation by Minnie Maddern Fiske

Above all, ignore the audience ....
Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865–1932), U.S. actor. As quoted in Actors on Acting, rev. ed., part 13, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich (1970).

Said in 1917, to Alexander Woollcott. Fiske, who had been a popular stage actor since she was four, offered this advice to actors.
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