As a producer or financier, you are going to go where you get the best bang for your buck.
Bobby Darin was one of the first to take black musicians on the road with his band, and there were places that didn't want him to play, and he stood up to it.
It takes stamina to get up like an athlete every single night, seven to eight performances a week, 20 weeks in a row. And there are many young performers who only learn their craft in the two minute bits it takes to film a scene. You never learn the arc of storytelling, the arc of a character that way.
Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane.
Joshua L. Liebman
Edna St. Vincent Millay