Gary Tischler

Catania, Solo at CAG Mayoral Forum, Displays Command of D.C. Issues

Mayoral contender David Catania was the only candidate to show up to CAG's mayoral forum, but he impressed, nonetheless.

Soprano Nicole Cabell Saves the Day for Washington Concert Opera

When the lead fell ill, soprano Nicole Cabell stepped into the role of Guiletta in Vincenzo Bellini’s “I Capuleti e I Montecchi."

Nancy Robinette and Her 'Miss Daisy'

The space—a bare room with a table and chairs, no decorations on the wall in the Shakespeare Theatre’s ...

Catan’s “Florencia:” A Magical Quest for Love

Daniel Catan’s “Florencia of the Amazon” throbs with the gorgeous, surging tones of 19th-century romanticism.

First of 4 Mayoral Debates? Predictable, Not So Fresh

Finally, there was a debate, and just in the nick of time, what with only a little more than a ...

WNO's 'Florencia': the Amazon and Magic of Marquez

“Florencia in the Amazon,” the season-opening offering of the Washington National Opera, debuts Saturday, Sept. 20.

Tommy Boggs: 'Terrific Guy' Beyond Politics

He was a quintessential Washingtonian "who gave lobbyists a good name by example." Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., died expectedly Sept. 15.

Wolf Trap CEO Arvind Manocha Speaks at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

Arvind Manocha, the newly installed President and CEO at the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, spoke at the Georgetown Media Group’s second Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club Sept. 11.

With 'Little Dancer,' a Sculpture Comes to Life

Lynn Ahrens is getting excited.

After literally years of working to bring the story of the girl who posed for ...

Chicago's Rutter Takes the Helm at the Kennedy Center

Deborah F. Rutter, the new president of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, its first female president, and only ...

Now Playing

A number of Washington area theater groups have begun their seasons. Here’s a look at what’s playing now.

'Dirty Dancing': Still Having the Time of Its Life

"Dirty Dancing" never quite left the scene, as its diehard fans can attest and a new production shows.

Joan Rivers, Like Nobody Else: We Can't Get Over Her

Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers passed away this afternoon in New York City.

Who is Lear? Next month at the Folger: Joseph Marcell

The native of St. Lucia, board member of Shakespeare’s Globe, member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and one-time global television star, is on another tour of “King Lear,” the Bard’s grandest, most difficult, most compelling tragedy.

'Dirty Dancing': Edgy, Sharp Moves, Passionate Fans

"Dirty Dancing" is everything you remember -- and the ghost of Patrick Swayze remains -- but a new dancers have brought new energy to the 1980s story at the National Theatre.

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