Gary Tischler

Former Mayor Marion Barry: D.C.'s Most Famous, Powerful Politician Dies at 78

Almost from the moment he arrived in Washington, D.C., as a young, firebrand civil rights activist, Marion Barry captured the imagination of the city...

Beloved Director Mike Nichols Passes Away at 83

Mike Nichols, director of stage and screen and EGOT-achiever, died Nov. 19 at the age of 83.

Webre Brings an Historic 'Swan Lake' Production to Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet's Septime Webre makes history by casting African-American leads in next year's production of "Swan Lake."

Holiday Arts Preview: Performance

Nutcrackers and Scrooges

At the Washington Ballet, it’s the 10th anniversary of Artistic Director Septime Webre’s production of ...

Anne-Sophie Mutter: a Musical Life in Full

Anne-Sophie Mutter's Nov. 23 Kennedy Center performance, under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts, is emblematic of her passions and interests, musical and otherwise.

'Fiddler' at Arena: 50 Years' Strong, True and Rich

"Fiddler on the Roof," going strong after 50 years, remains true to tradition at Arena Stage -- with a twist of intimacy from the theater-in-the-round setting of the Fichandler.

'Bad Jews': an Engaging Clash of Verbal Abuse

In this loud, cramped talkative drama, the badness and wit of "Bad Jews" hurts so good at the Studio Theatre.

Puppets and Pianist: Orion Weiss, Salzburg Marionettes in WPA Concert

The pianist Orion Weiss, the 2010 Classical Recording Foundation Young Artist of the Year, will have an unusual partner in ...

A Dark, Brooding 'Julius Caesar' at the Folger Theater

Director Robert Richmond brings a dark, brooding and modern take on 'Julius Caesar' to the Folger Theatre at the Folger Shakespeare Library on East Capitol Street.

Theater Shorts

Now Playing Julius Caesar—Director Robert Richmond fiddles with Shakespeare’s classic play about power and war in ancient Rome ...

Kennedy Center's Rutter: 'Art for Life's Sake'

Deborah Rutter, the new boss of the Kennedy Center, gave an informal and insightful talk at the George Town Club Nov. 6, as part of the Georgetowner's Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series.

Few D.C. Surprises: After All That Campaigning, It's Bowser . . . Oh, Yeah, Pot Will Be Legal

Yes, Muriel Bowser won it, running away -- and there will some new councilmembers. The D.C. election was nowhere as dramatic as the national elections.

'La Boheme': Puccini's Passion for All

It’s the opera for people who don’t like opera, but perhaps more importantly, for people who do like opera, especially familiar ones.

We Know Carol Schwartz. She Just Wants to Be Mayor

The scene looked and sounded familiar.

Walking into Kramerbooks and Afterwords Café on Connecticut Avenue last week for a lunchtime ...

Muriel Bowser, from a D.C. Neighborhood, Running to Become Mayor of D.C.

Sitting at Qualia Coffee, a smallish and relatively new coffee shop on Georgia Avenue in the D.C., neighborhood of ...

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