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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, September 13, 2017

Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company is presenting the NYC premiere of On the Shore of the Wide World, the 2005 Olivier Award-winning drama by Simon Stephens, author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Heisenberg. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Greg Barker's documentary The Final Year provides a fly-on-the-wall perspective on Obama's foreign policy team during their last months in office. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film that recently received its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Christine Lahti, Brandon Victor Dixon and Marc Kudisch appear in the revival of F---ing A, Suzan-Lori Parks' 2000 play riffing on The Scarlet Letter. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, September 11, 2017

Hillary Clinton spoke to Jane Pauley on CBS Sunday Morning to promote What Happened, her new book dissecting the election. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon and Jacqueline Bisset are among the stars of 9/11, a drama about five people trapped in a World Trade Center elevator on that fateful day. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Friday, September 8, 2017

Jeri Rice's documentary Embargo explores the history of the United States embargo against Cuba. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Five college students deal with their emotions in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 in Ryan Frost's drama September Morning. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Jacqueline Joseph's documentary Winning chronicles the careers of five renowned athletes. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A female scientist finds herself unmoored after undergoing teleportation in Keir Burrows' sci-fi thriller Anti Matter. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

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