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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.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

More than twenty diverse musical artists paid tribute to the Queen of Soul Monday night at Carnegie Hall in the benefit show The Music of Aretha Franklin. To read my Billboard recap of the show, click here.

-----------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A conflict arises between the male and female congregants of a Jerusalem synagogue in the Israeli comedy The Women's Balcony. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, March 6, 2017

Yariv Mozer's documentary Ben-Gurion: Epilogue features excerpts from a previously unseen interview with Israel's founder and first president. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

---------Frank Scheck

Friday, March 3, 2017

A Wall Street banker has an uncomfortable reunion with his former best friend in Kris Avedisian's dark comedy, Donald Cried. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Ralph Macchio of Karate Kid fame stars in Lost Cat Corona, a Queen-set comedy about a man scouring his neighborhood for his lost feline. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Two brothers encounter an enclave of cannibalistic killers in Chris von Hoffman's horror film, Drifter. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham brought their bromance to a CNN Town Hall event Wednesday night. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Abigail Breslin and Isabelle Fuhrman play 14-year-old girls making their first forays into romance in All the Fine Boys, a new play written and directed by Erica Schmidt. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck