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.
A middle-aged film projectionist and his elderly mother escape war-torn Serbia in Momcilo Mrdakovic's black comedy Mamarosh. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.
Randy Jones, the "Cowboy" of the iconic pop group The Village People, is playing an evil overlord in the Off-Broadway musical The Anthem, an adaptation of the Ayn Rand novella. To read my New York Post story on the former pop star, click here.
Three sub shop employees are left to fend for themselves in Bess Wohl's dark comedy American Hero, now being presented Off-Broadway by the Second Stage Theatre. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.
A workaholic learns to reasses his priorities when dealing with his elderly, mentally addled father in the French comedy/drama Grand Depart. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.