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.
Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams in ’Fosse/Verdon’ (Eric Liebowitz/FX)
Arts & Culture Television
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 03, 2019
These two overachievers needed each other, even or especially when they were not together.
Heidi Schreck in ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ (photo: Joan Marcus)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 01, 2019
Heidi Schreck’s new play puts the narrative of her own life in contention with the history of our nation’s founding document.
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtFebruary 08, 2019
The director Jack Cummings III has reimagined the play as a kind of found text, recited and enacted by three Asian American actors.
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).’