'What's bigger than a standing ovation?': Intimacy and spectacle at the Tony Awards
Studies in Musical Theatre (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 37-54

In 1963, J. S. Siegels described two opposing methods by which artists could affect their audiences. The first was an aesthetic of grandeur: 'a principle of force, based on the sheer size and power of the impression'. The second was ...