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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, July 8, 2014

Japan's famed Kabuki troupe Heisei Nakamura-za kicked off this year's Lincoln Center Festival with the rollicking melodrama Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki, based on a classic 19th century Japanese ghost story. To read my New York Post review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A woman and young girl struggle to survive in the African desert while being pursued by murderous poachers in the action-adventure film Heatstroke. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Monday, July 7, 2014

Multi-hyphenate performer Nick Cannon makes his film directorial debut with School Dance, a raucous, hip-hip infusted teen sex comedy. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, July 3, 2014

Composer Randy Newman played the Devil in the Encores! one-night only presentation of Randy Newman's Faust: The Concert at New York's City Center. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A punk singer finds herself reexamining her life after she inherits a dilapidated house in Colin Healey's debut feature Homemakers. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck