Tag: Taylor Louderman

  • Bring It On: American Handstand

    Back in the 1920s and ’30s, musical shows were silly and trivial. Audiences went to them to escape the grim realities of everyday life. Then the musical theater turned earnest. But American culture always has another trick up its sleeve: While the once-frivolous form was cranking up its dark sobriety, its target audience, nurtured by […]