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Critic's Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major entertainment awards — to bite the hand that feeds it.
By Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times Theater Critic
June 14, 2010