Mechanical gorilla in Broadway’s ‘King Kong’ had stage fright

The audience could’ve gone ape during a preview of “King Kong” on Broadway, we’re told, after the show had to be stopped because the 20-foot-tall, 2,000-pound mechanical gorilla malfunctioned Tuesday night. The gigantic prop — which we’re told is “part marionette, part animatronic puppet” — is supposed to make its debut during Act I. But the prima donna primate wouldn’t […]

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