Gary Tischler

Davies Takes on 'Tempest'-tossed Prospero

For Welsh actor Gerain Wyn Davies, playing Prospero in Shakespeare's "The Tempest" presents a challenge, but also an opportunity.

Septime Webre’s Cuban Dreams

Back in December, when the Obama administration announced it would be normalizing relations with Fidel Castro’s Cuba after 50 ...

Mary Bacon as Mary Lincoln: No Lady Macbeth

Actress Mary Bacon, her husband Andrew Leynse and their young son live in New York near Columbia University. Leynse is ...

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Choir Boy

A new play by MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney, author of “The Brother/Sister Triology ...

The Golden Globes Continue to Amaze

The Golden Globe Awards show, the annual movie and television awards party, presented by 93 mostly obscure members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has became a must-watch Sunday night television event.

The Coolness of Rod Taylor and Hotness of Anita Ekberg

We lost Anita Ekberg and Rod Taylor this week. They were sexy and smart and not to be forgotten.

The Lives They Led: Cuomo, Brooke, Scott, Sprenger, Herrmann, Rainer, Dickens, Myerson

We remember the lives of those who passed away at the end of 2014 (and at the beginning of 2015).

Women Who Run D.C.: Bowser, Henderson, Lanier on 'Meet the Press'

Washington, D.C., is the only big city in the U.S. to have women in the three leading jobs of mayor, school chancellor and police chief.

Inaugural 2015: Back to the Future With Mayor Bowser

Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated today as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at the Washington Convention Center. She is D.C.'s seventh elected mayor under home rule and its second female mayor.

60 Artistic Directors Protest Firing of Theater J's Roth

Ari Roth had been the artistic director of Theater J for 18 years, years in which he grew the theater—which is a part of the D.C. Jewish Community Center—into a formidable force among Washington theaters.

Near and Far: Those Who Left Us in 2014

The losses add up in different ways in different years. In our world in Washington, where local news is national news and vice versa, some losses loom larger than others.

WNO's 'Little Prince': a Perfect Fable for Kids and Grown-ups

“The Little Prince” is a kind of survivor’s fable which offers tools not only to use to forge ahead and enlarge heart and soul. Twelve-year-old Henry Wager sings movingly as a boy soprano, but it’s his stage presence that is undeniable.

'Pippin': Splashy, Non-stop Circus of a Revival

“Pippin” isn’t so much about the music, which resonates in the moment, as it is about show time. It’s the circus and the circus guys and girls who flavor this show at the National Theatre.

A Talk With 12-Year-Old 'Little Prince,' His Sister and Mom

Henry Wager is The Prince in the Washington National Opera Company’s family holiday production of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s “The Little Prince,” composed by Rachel Portman and originally staged by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello

Sons and Fathers: John Rubinstein in 'Pippin,' Again

John Rubinstein is back in Washington, where everything started.

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