Gary Tischler

Pop Goes the Easel

The Studio 2ndStage production of Pop! extends one week.

'Clybourne Park,' a Mammoth Production

Some time ago, when Woolly Mammoth Theatre first staged a production of “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, it was doing ...

Summer Show Stopper

Who would have thought that fur—event thinking about it, let alone wearing it—would be so popular in town ...

The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Taxed

One of the great literary stories is the relationship—sometimes strained, often competitive—between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway ...

The Painter, the Veteran, the Actress and the Singer

Amy Winehouse, Lucian Freud, Linda Christian and John M. Shalikashvilli die.

Sports are Simplified by the Reduced Shakespeare Company

The Reduced Shakespeare Company makes sure the world of sports is considered a laughing matter.

Rock of Ages - A Show That Can't be Ignored

The touring version of “Rock of Ages” now at the National Theater for a short stay is probably critic-proof, bullet-proof ...

Dark Clouds Overhead

As local and national governments stall to solve problems, like the debt crisis, a feeling of uncertainty rises.

Michael Danek, Rock of Ages

"Rock of Ages stage manager Michael Danek talks about his lengthy career and his experiences on the road.

Goodbye to Betty Ford and Cy Twombly

Most of the time First Ladies don’t get the credit they deserve. They may get the first in the designation, but history tends to judge them as second to their husbands, as if they were footnotes.

Clinton Speaks the Truth

Former President Bill Clinton addresses the Campus Progress National Conference about the importance of understanding what's going on in the government today.

'Next to Normal' Review

"Next to Normal" is no "Wicked" - but it is a knock-you-from-your-seat musical.

'What's Goin' On' at the Folklife Festival

Some classic American musical favorites jazz up the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

"The Merchant of Venice"--Ethan McSweeny

Even at 40, Ethan McSweeny looks too young to have done everything he’s done, to be, well, Ethan McSweeny. He’s casually dressed, has a thin beard which still can’t prevent him from looking boyish, looks nonchalantly handsome, and is finishing up some salad after winding down a rehearsal for his production of “The Merchant of Venice” at the Washington Shakespeare Company in the Harman Center, which will open officially three days later.

Three More Stars are Lost

When someone makes us laugh, when someone - as a member of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band said once - “sets your ...

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