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 Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtJanuary 28, 2019
All owe a debt to “Rent,” and I for one am happy to pay it.
Photo: IMDB
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtJanuary 19, 2019
A new Netflix miniseries brings out the story’s aspects of adventure and conflict, with occasionally pulse-pounding results.
Arts & Culture Film
Rob Weinert-KendtDecember 24, 2018
Disney’s new sequel, “Mary Poppins Returns,” has a big umbrella to fill.
Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ (photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtDecember 14, 2018
Two starry new Broadway productions have no qualms about speaking their mind.
Photo of the Velvet Underground and Nico (Cornell University - Division of Rare Manuscript Collections)
Arts & Culture Music
Rob Weinert-KendtDecember 13, 2018
In a new exhibit, we are treated to a kind of shrine to the band’s origins.
The BBC adaptation of ‘Brideshead’ starred Anthony Andrews, Laurence Olivier and Jeremy Irons. (photo: alamy.com)
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtDecember 07, 2018
A 11-part television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s great novel aired weekly on PBS in 1981.
Elaine May and Lucas Hedges in ‘The Waverly Gallery’ (photo: Brigitte Lacombe)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 16, 2018
Two seasoned actors explore meaning and mortality in ‘The Waverly Gallery’ and ‘Thom Pain (based on nothing).’
Paddy Considine in ‘The Ferryman’ (photo: Joan Marcus)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtOctober 22, 2018
In the fallen world of “The Ferryman,” conflict and compromise poison everything.
The cast of “Girl From the North Country” (photo: Joan Marcus)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtOctober 15, 2018
How did an old war horse manage to outrun a rolling stone?
Anthony Hopkins and Florence Pugh in the new Amazon/BBC version of ‘King Lear’ 
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtOctober 05, 2018
A new adaptation from the BBC and Amazon makes ideal use of a sensational cast of British actors.