Tag: musicals

The MTV Tony Awards: Television’s De-Theatricalization of Broadway’s Biggest Night

True to form, this year’s Tony Awards laid bare its undying need to appear youthful, popular, and hip, all the while marginalizing the spirit of American theatre and those who participate in it. The broadcast looked less like a celebration of New York theatre and more like the Oscars, Emmys, and Grammys rolled into one. And, after all of this pandering, the Tonys did what many think they do best: produced a ratings disaster.


Glee Club: What a Journey

In the wake of this week’s season finale, Antenna’s weekly Glee Club contributors offer their take on Glee’s first season in a roundtable discussion about the pleasures and limitations of performance, reinvention, and representation.