Broadway State of Mind

Last night over dinner, before the Tony’s (my Super Bowl),  my husband made a casual, but valid, query.  He wondered out loud why this awards show receives prime time coverage when the Broadway audience is on the narrow side.  I cocked my head a bit and gave some garbled answer as to the importance of bringing the theatrical arts into the living rooms of America, but I was off the mark, way off the mark, with my answer….