Voices
Rob Weinert-Kendt, an arts journalist and editor of American Theatre magazine, has written for The New York Times and Time Out New York. He writes a blog called The Wicked Stage.
Arts & Culture Books
Rob Weinert-KendtJune 11, 2018
Rodgers and Hammerstein created tuneful diversions but also some of our nation's most enduring entertainments.
 Photo By Matthew Murphy
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtMay 04, 2018
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is both a sequel to Rowling’s iconic seven-book series and a canny rehash of many of its tropes.
Arts & Culture Music
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 26, 2018
A blockbuster exhibition profiles one of the 20th century's great bridge figures.
Matthew MacFadyen (Henry Wilcox) Hayley Atwell (Margaret Schlegel) in 'Howards End’
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 19, 2018
E. M. Forster's masterpiece is a state-of-the-nation thesis in the guise of a real estate inheritance plot.
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 02, 2018
There is simply no ignoring the elemental power of seeing Jesus’ depicted, earnestly and largely reverently, on national TV.
Beth Malone and Andrew Garfield in ‘Perestroika,’ part 2 of ‘Angels in America’ (photo: Brinkhoff Mögenburg) 
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtMarch 27, 2018
Tony Kushner’s two-part play feels both timely and timeless.
Photo of Arthur Miller courtesy HBO
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtMarch 14, 2018
Rebecca Miller has made a film that pays complicated tribute to a complex man.
Roslyn Ruff and Jimonn Cole in ‘X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation’ (photo: T. Charles Erickson)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtJanuary 26, 2018
But was the civil rights leader Brutus or Caesar?
A scene from “Junk” (photo: Lincoln Center Theater)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 13, 2017
Three plays invite us to look back on the decade that launched Trump as a time of churning ambivalence and upheaval.
Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York, Sept. 2011 (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtAugust 02, 2017
While Shepard's plays would absorb different rhythms and influences, their essence and voice were unmistakably his—our—own.