Gary Tischler

At Washington National Opera: Griffith vs. Paret

"Champion," a jazz opera set in the world of boxing, is at the Kennedy Center through March 18.

Major Gift Underwrites Arena's 'Power Plays'

A matching donation of $2.5 million from Curtis T. Bell has launched the theater's 10-year project to develop new plays.

Marjorie Owens to Shine at WCO's 'Leonore'

The Washington Concert Opera has had quite a 30th-anniversary season.

The organization opened its season with an appropriate anniversary concert ...

A Night at the Oscars

Hollywood gets it wrong doing the right thing, and other highlights of this year's Academy Awards.

Washington National Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'

Based on Sister Helen Prejean's book, the opera is being presented at the Kennedy Center through March 11.

The Mighty Kahn

Having announced his abdication, so to speak — set for 2019 — the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Michael Kahn will speak at a Cultural Leadership Breakfast in Georgetown March 9.

No Longer Interim, Newsham Is Top D.C. Cop

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced today that 28-year veteran Peter J. Newsham is her pick for Metropolitan Police Chief.

King Charles Is Robert Joy's Role of a Lifetime

The highly recognizable Canadian actor is starring in "King Charles III" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company through March 18.

On Presidents Day, the Trumpian Presence Loomed Large

You were hard put, yesterday, to find a lot of people talking about Lincoln and Washington.

Today's Royals, Shakespeare Style, in 'King Charles III'

The Shakespeare Theatre Company production of Mike Bartlett's play runs through March 12.

Lillian Hellman: Speaking to Perilous Times

Hellman's "Watch on the Rhine," which opened on Broadway in 1941, is at Arena Stage through March 5.

Many Helens and Hayeses to Cheer For

The nominations are out for the annual Theatre Washington awards, to be presented May 15 at the Lincoln Theatre.

A Surrealistic Super Bowl

Whether this game qualified as the greatest ever or makes Brady the best-ever quarterback, our commentator will leave to others.

The Gorsuch Nomination: Were We Surprised? A Little

Though the whole thing, as one observer noted, felt like “The Apprentice,” it wasn't full of the usual sound and fury.

At Ford's, George and Martha Can Still Shock

Directed by Aaron Posner, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" leaps out of its bounds of time snarling and swinging.

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:05:27 -0400

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