It’s among the most ingenious, laid-back entertainments ever conceived, holding the attention of armies of spectators while the performers just sit there—not really doing much of anything. The production has been running for 70-plus years so far and shows no sign of waning. Meanwhile, a more exuberant follow-on act is helping to burnish the stars of those involved. Essentially, the senior show is all about messaging done large. So large the performance can be viewed some 10 mi. ...

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