Gary Tischler

In Council Elections With Bowser Allies: Todd Wins; May Leads

Score one for team Bowser. You’ll have to wait on number two.

That’s what happened in the District ...

Baltimore on Edge -- and on TV

If reading about the news in a newspaper allows for a certain amount of detachment, perspective and evaluation, watching news ...

Reflecting on 'This Town' This Weekend

Gary Tischler reflects on a whirlwind Washington weekend that included the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the Georgetown House Tour and the Georgetown French Market.

'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike': Audience Grabbers at Arena

Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" brings a Chekhov world to a receptive audience at Arena Stage.

Katori Hall’s 'Blood Quilt' at Arena

By almost any measure, the world premiere of “The Blood Quilt,” the new play by Katori Hall at Arena Stage ...

'Lead Belly at 125': a Kennedy Center Salute to American Blues and Folk on April 25

On Saturday night, April 25, the Kennedy Center in collaboration with the Grammy Museum will produce and stage an all-star concert, “Lead Belly at 125: A Tribute to an American Songster."

'Lights Rise on Grace' Brings Love Triangle, Real World Drama to Woolly Mammoth

“Lights Rise on Grace” is an unusual love triangle that plays itself out in a tough, urban environment. I haven’t seen a play in a very long time that so stilled the audience into silent attention, writes reviewer Gary Tischler.

Julian Sands Stars in 'A Celebration of Harold Pinter'

It’s hard to categorize actor Julian Sands except for one thing: if you see him in anything—movies, television, what all—you can’t quite get his image out of your head.

Gunter Grass (1927-2015): Re-Righting Painful German Memories

The Nobel laureate wrote of German literary, cultural, societal and moral loss of memory or re-arranging of the same, which afflicted many adult Germans who survived World War II.

National Portrait Gallery's Kim Sajet Delights at the George Town Club

Kim Sajet is shy.

All right, she’s not shy. Not at all.

The new (relatively, since 2013) director of ...

Meet the New Boss

Ever since Muriel Bowser – not unexpectedly – won the November general election, becoming the District of Columbia’s second female mayor ...

Ryo Yanagitani: Multifaceted Ambassador

Part of the job description for the S&R Foundation’s Artist-in-Residence is to be a multifaceted ambassador to the ...

In the Shadow of Abraham Lincoln

No single group of Americans is as revered in American hearts and minds – minds, especially – as the Founding Fathers, that ...

Helen Hayes: Double the Awards, Double the Fun

At the Helen Hayes Awards held at the venerable, history-drenched Lincoln Theatre on U Street April 7 with a party ...

Scalia Comes to Arena Stage in 'The Originalist'

In his new play, “The Originalist,” now in the Kogod Cradle of Arena Stage, playwright John Strand gives us a voluble, combustible Scalia sparring loudly, with strands of mercy, with a vocal self-described liberal law clerk.

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