Gary Tischler

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 ...

A 'Cinderella' for Our Times at National Theatre

Kaitlyn Davidson seems perfectly suited for the role that she embraces with unabashed fervor in “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.”

'Appomattox' and Solomon Howard: Songs Echoing Through American History

The opera, "Appomattox,” envisioning meetings between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, echoes loudly in our times. 

The King’s Singers — 'World’s Greatest a Capella Group' — at St. John's Georgetown Nov. 15

The accent over the phone is English, and the background and history seem decidedly English, Oxonian or Cambridge to some ...

Debating the Debates: the Days of Our Political and Real Lives

Watching what’s going on in the world, in our country, in our own back yards over the last week ...

Michele Lee, TV Star, Broadway Razzler-Dazzler and One of a Kind, Comes to Kennedy Center

Michele Lee's gifts will be on display 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5, at the Terrace Theater, when the two-time Tony Award and Emmy-nominated star brings her show, “Nobody Does It Like Me: The Music of Cy Coleman.”

Freer-Sackler's Raby: a Studious Man Firmly in the World of Art—and the World

Julian Raby of the Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art spoke at the Georgetowner's Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club Nov. 5.

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