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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.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Rebecca De Mornay and Mischa Barton star in the cheesy new horror film Apartment 1303. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Neander-Jin: The Return of the Neanderthal Man is a desperately unfunny comedy about a primitive man who shows up in modern-day Germany. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Friday, July 26, 2013

Murmurs is directed by Charlie Chaplin's daughter Victoria Thieree Chaplin and stars his granddaughter, Aurelia Thieree. To read my New York Post review of this Lincoln Center Festival presentation, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Let It Be, following in the tradition of Beatlemania and Rain, is the latest tribute concert to the iconic band to hit Broadway. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The Off-Broadway musical Storyville is set during the last days of the famed New Orleans red light district. To read my New York Post review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival is back in full swing for its 10th summer season, presenting some two dozen new musicals. Here's my reviews of a couple:

Volleygirls concerns an all-girl high school volleyball team whose new coach (Susan Blackwell, of [title of show} fame, has to overcome a fateful incident from her past. To read my New York Post review, click here.

The musical rom-com Marry Harry depicts the burgeoning romance between an aspiring chef and his landlord's daughter. To read my New York Post review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck