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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 & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
All owe a debt to “Rent,” and I for one am happy to pay it.
Photo: IMDB
Arts & CultureTelevision
Rob Weinert-Kendt
A new Netflix miniseries brings out the story’s aspects of adventure and conflict, with occasionally pulse-pounding results.
Arts & CultureFilm
Rob Weinert-Kendt
Disney’s new sequel, “Mary Poppins Returns,” has a big umbrella to fill.
Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ (photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
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 & CultureMusic
Rob Weinert-Kendt
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 & CultureTelevision
Rob Weinert-Kendt
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 & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
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 & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
In the fallen world of “The Ferryman,” conflict and compromise poison everything.
The cast of “Girl From the North Country” (photo: Joan Marcus)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
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 & CultureTelevision
Rob Weinert-Kendt
A new adaptation from the BBC and Amazon makes ideal use of a sensational cast of British actors.