Gary Tischler

Jim Graham, 1945–2017

The longtime Ward 1 representative, the first openly gay member of the District Council, died June 11 at the age of 71.

‘Hedwig’ Comes to Washington

The Kennedy Center’s musical summer or summer of musicals seems at once familiar — four smash musical hits — and a ...

The Chancellor and the Playwright

Both born in 1930, Helmut Kohl and A.R. Gurney passed away last week, a continent apart.

'Hedwig' Comes to Washington

The flashy and touching rock-and-roll road show kicks off the Kennedy Center's summer of musicals.

Batman — The Batman — Dies

Adam West, who eventually embraced his fate of being typecast, passed away June 9 at the age of 88.

DC Jazz Fest Opens June 9 at Howard Theatre

The festival, originally the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, meshes international, national and local themes in a way few festivals do.

Zbig, Gregg and Frank: Three More Leave Us

Though in very different fields, each had an impact both universal and extremely personal.

Two Class Acts: Merrill and Moore

Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, and Roger Moore, the everything-gently-stirred version of James Bond, passed away this week.

Summer Performing Arts Preview

Here is The Georgetowner's by-the-numbers guide to some of the performing arts pleasures of the coming season.

JFK 100

When Democrat John Fitzgerald Kennedy became President of the United States — by the thinnest of margins — I was a few ...

'Madame Butterfly': A Fabrication That Rings True

There are four more performances of the WNO production at the Kennedy Center. By hook or crook, seize the moment and find a way.

Wide Winners' Circle at Helen Hayes Awards

Theatre Washington held its 33rd annual celebration of local theater — in all of its forms, sizes and investments — last Monday at the Lincoln Theatre.

Actor Powers Boothe: Roles That Lived and Live Still

For all of us who have spent big parts of their lives watching movies in theaters or otherwise, television shows ...

Regarding Gardens

Ever since Adam and Eve were kicked out of the Garden of Eden, humans have been trying to resurrect pieces of it.

The Latest Trumpian Firestorm: 'Gate' Not Game

The political implications are manifest, but it’s the whole drama of the Comey firing that affects the American psyche the most.

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