Gary Tischler

GALA, Women’s Voices Festival Win Big at Helen Hayes Awards

The Theatre Washington event has, thankfully, gone back to its roots.

Tenants' Advocates Forum: Local Politics in Action

Affordable housing, rent control and the proposed sale of the Washington Home to Sidwell Friends.

A Weekend of Musical Moments

At the Luxembourg Embassy, the Icelandic Ambassador's Residence and the Music Center at Strathmore, three concerts brought civility to these uncivil times.

'Ireland 100' Begins at the Kennedy Center

Vice President Joe Biden and Taoiseach Enda Kenny were on hand for opening night, May 17, of the Kennedy Center festival.

Everything's Coming Up Irish at the Kennedy Center

"Ireland 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts and Culture," runs May 17 through June 5.

The Ring Reverberates

Observations on WNO's exhilarating production of "The Ring of the Nibelung."

The Last Republican Standing, Presumably

Donald Trump won the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries and then met with House Speaker Paul Ryan in hopes of party unity.

'Siegfried' and 'Twilight': Wrapping Up WNO's Ring

Exhausted but exhilarated, our man at the opera reports in at Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung."

Theater Leader Says Plays, Musicals Are Good for Business

New Theatre Washington CEO Amy Austin has been observing D.C.'s theater scene since college.

'Disgraced': Islamic Identity at Arena Stage

Ayad Akhtar's play is one of several dealing with issues tied to the Middle East.

2016 Garden Tour: 9 Georgetown Classics

Washington is known to politicians and tourists as the granite and marble center of the world, where history, policy, government ...

Truly Super Tuesday for Presumptive GOP Nominee Donald Trump, as Ted Cruz, John Kasich Quit

Who knew? Indiana turned out to be the graveyard where Sen. Ted Cruz interred his presidential hopes.

Which is to ...

‘Disgraced’: Islamic Identity at Arena Stage

Contemporary social and political issues — the daily headlines of our lives — make compelling material for live theater.

Since 9/11 ...

'The Valkyrie': Wagnerian Family Values of Love, Life and Death

It's takes awhile, but the Ring Cycle commands your attention — and wait for Gary Tischler's complete reviews.

And So It Begins — With ‘The Rhinegold’

The first of four operas in Wagner's "Ring of the Niebelungs" is a prologue with its own rich rewards.

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