Gary Tischler

Kennedy Center Honors

In 1978, the first Kennedy Center honorees were contralto Marian Anderson, dancer Fred Astaire, choreographer George Balanchine, composer Richard Rodgers ...

Donny and Marie Bring Vegas-Style Christmas Show to the Nation's Capital

Donny and Marie bring all the energy, glamor and pizzazz of a Vegas show to the National Theatre for their Christmas-themed show.

Ground Broken for Kennedy Center Expansion

On Thursday, Dec. 4, Kennedy Center officials broke ground on a new expansion that will extend to the Potomac River.

Michele Conley (1962 to 2014): A Braveheart Against Cancer

A fighter to the end, Michele Conley, founder of Living in Pink, a cancer research charity, died of cancer Nov. 28.

'Five Guys Named Moe': Heady Stew of Blues, R&B and Swagger

At Arena Stage, "Five Guys Named Moe" features five terrific singers with a lot of range, and even more moves, who dazzle with attitude.

Hometown Girl, Opera Singer Alyson Cambridge Extends Her Musical Presence

From Arlington, Va., and an alumna of Sidwell Friends, Alyson Cambridge will be at the Soul Train Awards Sunday and at “2014 Christmas Concert for the Troops” Monday at the Kennedy Center.

'Little Dancer': a Perfectly Executed, Magical Musical

“Little Dancer” is a musical that’s about something—in fact, several things, that matter. A terrific team has been assembled to make this enterprise a success at the Kennedy Center.

Marion Barry: Mayor—Not for Life—But of Our Lives

Marion Barry, who died Nov. 23, defined local politics in Washington, D.C., for better or for worse and for so long that many residents cannot think of their city without him.

Former Mayor Marion Barry: D.C.'s Most Famous, Powerful Politician Dies at 78

Almost from the moment he arrived in Washington, D.C., as a young, firebrand civil rights activist, Marion Barry captured the imagination of the city...

Beloved Director Mike Nichols Passes Away at 83

Mike Nichols, director of stage and screen and EGOT-achiever, died Nov. 19 at the age of 83.

Webre Brings an Historic 'Swan Lake' Production to Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet's Septime Webre makes history by casting African-American leads in next year's production of "Swan Lake."

Holiday Arts Preview: Performance

Nutcrackers and Scrooges

At the Washington Ballet, it’s the 10th anniversary of Artistic Director Septime Webre’s production of ...

Anne-Sophie Mutter: a Musical Life in Full

Anne-Sophie Mutter's Nov. 23 Kennedy Center performance, under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts, is emblematic of her passions and interests, musical and otherwise.

'Fiddler' at Arena: 50 Years' Strong, True and Rich

"Fiddler on the Roof," going strong after 50 years, remains true to tradition at Arena Stage -- with a twist of intimacy from the theater-in-the-round setting of the Fichandler.

'Bad Jews': an Engaging Clash of Verbal Abuse

In this loud, cramped talkative drama, the badness and wit of "Bad Jews" hurts so good at the Studio Theatre.

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