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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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tony Award-winner Reed Birney stars in Man From Nebraska, the 2003 play by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) now being given its NYC premiere at off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A high-end prostitute becomes romantically involved with a man harboring a secret in the French erotic thriller Sex Doll. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Maura Tierny appears in The Town Hall Affair, the new Wooster Group theater piece inspired by the 1979 documentary Town Bloody Hall. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Julie Benz (Dexter) plays a recovering addict who moves into a mysterious apartment building in the indie horror film Havenhurst. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, February 13, 2017

Adele and Beyonce provided the highlights of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which was marked by performer mash-ups, political commentary and memorial tributes. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Encores! presented a revival of Big River, the 1985 Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, February 10, 2017

Glenn Close returns to the role that won her a Tony Award more than two decades ago in the revival of Sunset Boulevard, Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1993 musical based on the classic Billy Wilder film. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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