Gary Tischler

Chaka Khan: Swimming in Every Musical Ocean

Thinking about the life of Chaka Khan so far is like trying to read a really thick, epic novel in ...

In This Time, In This Season

We are living in a time when certain politicians who shall remain nameless (for once) advocate closing America’s borders ...

‘Hansel and Gretel’ Is Catnip for Kids

Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel,” based on the Grimm Brothers fairy tale, runs through Dec. 20 at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

Signature's Gardiner on 'West Side Story'

Director Matthew Gardiner views "West Side Story" as "the best structured musical drama ever written. It’s practically perfect."

Feds Drop Case Against Former Mayor Vince Gray

It appears that former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s long political and legal nightmare is over.

The nearly ...

A Second Coming: the Terrorists and the President

It was only the third speech President Barack Obama has delivered from the Oval Office, and it was apparently meant as a signal as to how serious he is about fighting terrorism.

Music for the Paris Dead Amid Today's News

The Embassy Series—the long-standing Washington concert series which brings audiences to the city’s embassies and ambassadorial residences for ...

Francesca Zambello: Opera's Pied Piper

At The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club, opera's Francesca Zambello spoke of risky and grand shows as well as continually growing the audience.

Love Letter to France: Merci to the Life and the Gifts of the French

It has been almost three weeks since the Nov. 13 terrorist and ISIL-credited attacks shocked the world and struck Paris ...

Frog, Toad, Elephant, Piggie and a Lump of Coal

’Tis the season. Especially for young people.

This is all the more true in the world of theater and performing ...

'Kiss Me, Kate': As Fresh as a Slap in the Face

Alan Paul of the Shakespeare Theatre Company knows his way around a Broadway musical. “Kiss Me, Kate” is a hands-down love letter to show biz and to those who holler, “Hey, I know, let’s put on a show.”

D.C. Police Chief 's New Rule: Civilians Can 'Take Gunman Down'

Poilce Chief Cathy Lanier says sometimes it's necessary to fight back, when confronted with an active shooter. Some have replied: But what about carrying our gun?

Anonymous 4: Heavenly Music at 6th & I Synagogue

Anonymous 4 will be back in Washington on Sunday with its sacred, medieval musical sounds—and songs from the Civil War.

'Appomattox': A Burning Operatic Canvas

In many important ways, “Appomattox,” the dramatically revised work by composer Philip Glass and librettist Christopher Hampton, is the most ...

Paris and Us: Tossed But Not Sunk

Each day it seems we wake up in a brand new, sometimes fearful world. It comes at us in headlines ...

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