How does the audience affect a live performance?
Also know, how does a live audience affect a theatrical performance?
The audience is one of the two essential features of a live theatrical performance, along with the performer. In live performance, the audience reacts to the performers who, in turn, react to the audience in a constant cyclic interchange.
Beside above, how does an audience affect performance?
An atmosphere of attentive involvement does not only affect members of the audience, it also affects the performers. A performance involves a complex interaction between performers and audience, and of audience members with one another. Everyone shares responsibility for the success of the performance.
If they didn't like the play, the audience threw them at the actors! This is where our idea of throwing tomatoes comes from – but 'love-apples', as they were known, come from South America and they weren't a common food at the time. The groundlings were also called 'stinkards' in the summer – for obvious reasons!