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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, April 7, 2017

Barnaby Clay's documentary Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock relates the life and career of famed photographer Mick Rock, who shot iconic album covers for artists including David Bowie, Lou Reed, and Queen. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a man whose wife and daughter are killed in a plane crash in Aftermath, a new drama produced by Darren Aronofsky. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

---------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Theaterworks NYC presents The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, an Off-Broadway show based on the Rick Riordan's best-selling YA novel. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A young Indian immigrant struggles to stay in the U.S. in Rucha Humnabadkar's comedy/drama For Here or to Go? To read my Holllywood Reporter review, click here.

Kaori Kinoshita and Alain Della Negra's documentary/fiction hybrid Happiness Academy examines a retreat for the members of the Raelian Church. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently seen at the New Directors/New Films festival, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bobby Cannavale stars in The Hairy Ape, a landmark production of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 classic, staged in the massive environs of the Park Avenue Armory. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

J.J. Abrams is among the Broadway transfer producers of The Play That Goes Wrong, the hit British comedy about an amateur theater troupe's disastrous attempt at staging a murder mystery. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

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