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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.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The new Off-Broadway jukebox musical Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story recounts the life and career of the little-known songwriter of such hits as "Twist and Shout," 'Hang On Sloopy" and many others. To read my New York Post review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Monday, July 21, 2014

A ragtag group of survivors face a nuclear apocalypse in the horror film Aftermath. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, July 18, 2014

The action takes to the streets in The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to last summer's surprise horror hit. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, July 17, 2014

In his feature directorial debut The Historian, Miles Doleac plays a professor who gets caught up in personal and professional difficulties. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

TV sitcom veteran Mark Roberts (Two and a Half Men, Mike and Molly) takes a darkly satirical swipe at network television in his new play Enter at Forest Lawn, being presented by The Amoralists theater company. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck