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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, June 6, 2014

Kenneth Branagh stars in the thrilling new production of Shakesepeare's Macbeth being staged at the Park Avenue Armory. To read my review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, June 5, 2014

The endlessly prolific British playwright Alan Ayckbourn has returned to our shores with the U.S. premiere of Arrivals & Departures. To read my New York Post review of the Off-Broadway production, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Monday, June 2, 2014

Michael Shannon delivers a superb performance in the new Off-Broadway production of Eugene Ionesco's The Killer, receiving its first New York production since its 1960 premiere. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, May 30, 2014

Petra Costa's deeply moving documentary Elena concerns her efforts to come to terms with her older sister's suicide. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Singer actress Megan Hilty of Broadway (9 to 5: The Musical, Wicked) and TV fame (Smash) is making her New York City cabaret debut at the Cafe Carlyle. To read my New York Post review, click here.

----Frank Scheck