If you know anything about the avuncular oracle of screenwriting and author of The Season, you’ll know how pleased Bill Goldman must be to finally get his work on stage.

I must say, of all his movies, The Princess Bride is probably my favorite. I’m sure that wasn’t the thinking of the Broadway producer that put this together. I’m sure that thinking went something like… ‘The Producers and Spamalot were big hits. What other silly movies could I put on this gravy train?’