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.
Shakespeare's Globe has delivered two of the finest productions of the Bard in years with Richard III and Twelfth Night, featuring all-male casts headed by the magnificent Mark Rylance. To read my rave review, click here.
The best-selling vocal group Il Divo is making their Broadway debut with Il Divo: A Musical Affair. To read my New York Post review, click here.
An all-star line-up of rockers (Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters) and comedians (Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan) performed to raise money for veterans and their families in the annual benefit concert Stand Up for Heroes. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
The documentary Birth of the Living Dead recounts the behind-the-scenes story of the making of George A. Romero's 1968 horror film classic Night of the Living Dead. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
Sleight-of-hand magicians Helder Guimaraes and Derek DelGaudio present an evening of dazzling card tricks in their Off-Broadway show Nothing to Hide, directed by actor Neil Patrick Harris. To read my New York Post review, click here.
The documentary Sweet Dreams recounts the efforts of a Rwandan woman to create the country's first ice cream parlor. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
Young members of an Inuit clan journey to a mystical land in The Legend of Sarila, Canada's first-ever 3D animated film. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.