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Friday, November 5, 2021

Tony nominee Chad Kimball: I was fired from Broadway for being Christian by Michael Kaplan

Tony nominee Chad Kimball claims in a new lawsuit that he was fired from the hit Broadway show "Come from Away" because of his Christian beliefs. He alleges he was discriminated against in t…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:02AM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

‘Worst movie theater in USA’ reborn as swank dine-in cinema by Michael Kaplan

For years, residents of Park Slope could not stop talking about the Pavilion Cinema, but their chatter was for all the wrong reasons. Topics of conversation often centered around the joint&#…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:52PM
Friday, December 7, 2018

‘Mrs. Maisel’ star Tony Shalhoub shares low-key UWS hot spots by Michael Kaplan

In “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which just launched its second season on Amazon, Tony Shalhoub plays a highly strung Upper West Sider. It’s a role in which he feels at home, since the …

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:59PM
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

This map lets you tour NYC’s lost porn palaces by Michael Kaplan

Some remember the porn-saturated 1970s as Times Square’s good old days. Others recall it as one of the most squalid periods New York City’s history. Whatever your take, a new guide map f…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:02PM
Friday, March 2, 2018

World’s heaviest sumo wrestler weighs a quarter of a ton by Michael Kaplan

Sumo wrestling comes to Broadway this weekend as three world-class wrestlers hit the ring at PlayStation Theater in a centuries-old Japanese show of brute strength and litheness for Sumo + S…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:17PM
Thursday, October 19, 2017

This mentalist specializes in freaking out celebrities by Michael Kaplan

A dozen years ago, when Oz Pearlman worked in information technology for Merrill Lynch, he supplemented his Wall Street wages by doing magic tricks. Watching Pearlman turn five $1 bills into…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:58PM
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Celebs are flocking to see New York’s hottest magic show by Michael Kaplan

After selling out its initial run and attracting a star-studded audience, illusionist Derek DelGaudio’s hot one-man show, “In & of Itself,” has been extended through Sept. 3 at the…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:50PM
Sunday, April 24, 2016

‘American Psycho’ author: Patrick Bateman would vote for Trump by Michael Kaplan

Fork in hand, Bret Easton Ellis pokes at a bowl of bloody raw meat. It looks gory enough to be a gag-meal by his monstrous anti-hero Patrick Bateman. The title character of Ellis’ novel …

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:59AM