The actor


O man, with your wonderful dower

O woman, with genius and grace

You can teach the whole world with your power

If you are but worthy the place.

The stage is a force and a factor

In moulding the thought of the day,

If only the heart of the actor

Is high as the theme of the play.


No discourse or sermon can reach us

Through feeling to reason like you;

No author can stir us and teach us

With lessons as subtle and true.

Your words and your gestures obeying

We weep or rejoice with your part

And the player.. Continue Reading Ella Wheeler >>>


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