audience - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Josephine was scanning the auditorium. So many myriads of faces--like beads on a bead-work pattern--all bead-work, in different layers.
They weren't some polite crowd from the rich end of town. They were hungry for excitement after a day of grind in the factories. They jostled for the best position, cheering and singing a few of their favorite lines. Then the band would come on stage, paid for by the elite. Which would be nice of them if it wasn't just to stave off the insurrection their advisors warned them of.