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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.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Taryn Manning (Orange is the New Black) plays a single mother struggling with bipoloar disorder in Valerie Weiss' film drama A Light Benath Their Feet. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, May 27, 2016

Grammy-winning graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister chronicles his efforts to find happiness in his debut documentary The Happy Film. To read my Hollywood Reporter of the film recently showcased at Toronto's Hot Docs festival, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Paramour, Cirque du Soleil's first-ever show created especially for Broadway, has been grossing north of $1 million a week in previews. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of the Tony Award-winning Passing Strange, have collaborated again on The Total Bent, their new musical being presented by the Public Theater. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Charlie Cox of Netflix's Daredevil and Tony nominee Geneva Carr (Hand to God) appear in the Manhattan Theater Club's production of Incognito, the new brain-teasing play by Nick Payne (Constellations). To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 director Rachel Chavkin delivers a similarly immersive staging of Hadestown, based on Anais Mitchell's acclaimd concept album based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A financially strapped teenager uses a gorgeous ex-stripper to help him make money at his elite prep school in the screen comedy Hard Sell. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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