As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won't last.
I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today.
我遇到了一位想去剧院的年轻女士。 是朱迪·霍利迪（Judy Holliday）。 她以某种方式跌落到今天仍然存在的先锋村村落的台阶上。
It never became an act in the sense of an act. It was always, no matter where we worked, little revues.
It's unfortunate we've never been just songwriters.
We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
We've managed to keep a spirit of fun, I guess, of urban satire and finding new and odd interesting angles to the ways of life to put on the stage.
You have to transmit to them what it's like being in the theater. And it has to come from somewhere inside you and not by being like what somebody did last year.