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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.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony before Congress yesterday riveted Washington, D.C. and the nation. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

---------Frank Scheck

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The lives of four lonely people, two of them physically challenged, intesect in Martyna Majok's new drama Cost of Living. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Fiona Tan's lyrical documentary Ascent provides a meditative portrait of Japan's iconic Mt. Fuji. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Rebecca Hall plays a woman suffering an emotional meltdown in the new off-Broadway play Animal. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Otis Mass' documentary The Incomparable Rose Hartman delivers a personal portrait of the iconoclastic celebrity and fashion photographer. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher and Kathy Griffin have all gotten into trouble in recent weeks for humor that many people felt crossed the line. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the controversies, click here.

Matthew Perry and Jennifer Morrison star in The End of Longing, marking Perry's playwriting debut. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the off-Broadway production, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, June 5, 2017

The debut episode of NBC's Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly spent 60 minutes trying awfully hard to be...60 minutes. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

-------Frank Scheck