News that Encores! here in New York is mounting a "new stage adaptation" of
The Band Wagon as a "Special Event" beginning Thursday filled my girls with wonder, and not a little moral outrage. "Why?" they cried! All I could think to reply was: Why not?
Put Daniel Sullivan together with a great play and a highly-respected, award-winning actor like John Lithgow and you're likely to get an illuminating and theatrical rendition of the work, with flashes of lightning for sure.