Gary Tischler

Diana Krall at Wolf Trap—and a Diverse Second Half to the Season

If you spent your whole summer catching all or many of the performances and acts at the Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, you might just ran the gamut of every kind of musical genre that exists.

Stuart Ward Stars in 'Once' at the Kennedy Center

The minute Ward, with that rugged-sensitive two-day beard handsome-but-shy look, picks up a guitar, the audience and the rest of the people in the play notice him.

Doctorow, Bikel: 'Larger Than Life' Luminaries Who Enlightened Us

Novelist E.L. Doctorow and actor and musical performer Theodore Bikel passed away this week at the ages of 84 and 91, respectively, with "larger-than-life" legacies.

Chefs Go Fresh

You can’t say that the people involved in this year’s Chefs Go Fresh tour — in which a number ...

Cooperstown Memories: Baseball, Opera, Small Towns

Before we travel to a new place, we stuff our luggage full. We pack the things we know and remember ...

40th Season for Glimmerglass Opera

In this town, people are talking about Francesca Zambello.

This town being not Washington, D.C., where Zambello is artistic ...

A One-of-a-Kind Show in 'Once'

“Once” might not be enough times to see this the award-laden, almost fabled musical show now in town at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater through August 16.

Kennedy Center to Honor George Lucas, the Eagles and More

The Kennedy Center Honors will celebrate the Eagles, Carole King, George Lucas, Rita Moreno, Seiji Ozawa and Cicely Tyson for their lifetime of contribution to America's performing arts.

Fringe Festival, Still Crazy After All 10 Years (in a Good Way)

Ever since the Capital Fringe Festival—which runs from July 9 to August 2 -- appeared, it has made yearly strides to become something more than a fringe thing.  

At the New Keegan: an Intimate 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

This “Cat” is directed and laid out to the point where every word counts. It has the ability to drag you in and make you hear the music of our times. 

Flags, Flags Everywhere

In all the major and epochal events that have occurred over the past few weeks, nothing—not even the SCOTUS ...

Dog Tag Bakery: We Can Bake It

FDR could have been speaking about Dog Tag Bakery, located on the perfectly named Grace Street, just past the C ...

Keegan Theatre Comes Full (Dupont) Circle

Barring unforeseen circumstances, by the time anyone reads this, the folks at the Keegan Theatre — which is to say, founders ...

Kennedy Center Names Senior Artistic Veep

Robert Kellett van Leer, former managing director of European arts consulting firm Wonderbird, will fill the newly created position of senior vice president of artistic planning at the Kennedy Center.

Chamber Dance Project Offers Flurry of Programs at the Lansburgh Theatre

The Chamber Dance Project, the innovative dance company founded by celebrated choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning, made a spectacular debut and became a D.C. resident last year. This year, CDP has even more to offer.

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