Welcome to Scheck on the Arts
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.
Ted Braun's documentary Betting on Zero examines the financial machinations swirling around the controversial nutrition supplement company Herbalife. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
Two bumbling thieves get more than they bargained for when they break into a home in Jason Headley's debut feature A Bad Idea Gone Wrong. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently shown at the SXSW Film Festival, click here.
Danae Elon's documentary P.S. Jerusalem depicts the tensions that resulted after she and her family moved to Jerusalem, the city where she grew up. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
Marisa Tomei and Tony Award winner Lena Hall appear in How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the play receiving its world premiere at Lincoln Center, click here.
Eric Clapton celebrated his 50-year career with a superb retrospective concert at Madison Square Garden Sunday night. To read my Billboard recap of the event, click here.