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Murder for Two – Gleefully Entertaining

Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback have to be the two hardest working thespians Off Broadway these days. Blumenkrantz, an audacious cross between Jonathan Winters and

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The Dutch Treat Club – 108 Years Young

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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“The Dutch Treat Club celebrated nothing in particular with a dinner at The Hotel Brevoort last night…festivities began early and ended still earlier-this morning-and no

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Travesties of 2012—Vaudeville Shenanigans

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
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“Welcome to the strangest comic relief available without prescription” begins our Host, Trav S.D. in full Captain Spaulding* regalia- pith helmet, painted mustache and all.

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A Few Less Usual…Gifts for Them

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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Things to evoke a smile, enhance aesthetics, help entertain with style. Left: Delicate, graceful champagne flutes. Set of 6, each one different-bands, stripes, bubbles… (also

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Mark Nadler: Contemporary Vaudevillian and Happy Guy

Monday, September 26th, 2011
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Mark Nadler and I are the only diners in the otherwise closed second floor at Sardi’s this quiet, weekday afternoon. Greeting manager and waiters by

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New York Childhood in the Olden Days: Nostalgic Look Back

Thursday, April 8th, 2010
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“The Olden Days,” a phrase that my daughters used when they were young, amalgamates wildly different times in the past. In New York City’s Olden

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