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  Welcome to this destination for reviews, news
  and musings on Theater, Film and Culture (Music,
  Cabaret, Books and more) by veteran arts writer
  and New York Post/Hollywood Reporter
  critic Frank Scheck.

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Big Apple Circus returns to Lincoln Center for its 37th season with their new show, Metamorphosis. To read my New York Post review, click here.

A teenage girl struggles for survival on an Indian reservation in the 1970s-set Canadian film Rhymes for Young Ghouls. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, October 30, 2014

America Ferrera of Ugly Betty fame is among the stars of the Second Stage Theatre's revival of Terrence McNally's 1991 comedy/drama Lips Together, Teeth Apart. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Jay Martin's impressive debut feature 7 Minutes, which recently received its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival, concerns an ill-fated robbery committed by three desperae friends. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The documentary Red Dot on the Ocean chronicles sailor Matt Rutherford's solo circumnavigation of the Americas. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Two love-starved, middle-aged woman handcuff a handsome intruder to a bed in the dark film comedy Tiger Lily Road. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me chronicles the singer's final tour even as he was fighting the ravaging effects of Alzheimer's disease. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Gerard Depardieu plays a father intent on getting revenge on the Russian mobsters who murdered his son in the Russia-set thriller Viktor. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Monday, October 27, 2014

Director Eduardo Sanchez of The Blair Witch Project fame returns to his found-footage roots with the new horror film Exists. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A fatal accident produces escalating complications for a group of teens in the new film Sacrifice. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Sting and the cast of his new Broadway musical The Last Ship serenaded Jersey Boys, their neighbors across the street, with a rendition of "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic" before their show began Saturday night. To read my Page Six item from the New York Post, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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