Gary Tischler

Astronaut, Critic and Man of Letters, Pulitzer-Prize Novelist: Godspeed

A trio of Americans left us last week. Their lives and achievements ring strong and true past this life.

'La Forza del Destino': Overwrought, But Worth the Wild Ride

From everything we know, Francesca Zambello—in her first full season as Washington National Opera's artistic director—likes a ...

Sutton Foster: All-Broadway, Yet Intimate, Too, at the Strathmore

Sing, dance, act and strike a pose: Sutton Foster has got a lot to give. See her this weekend.

Women's History Museum: Reclaiming Missing Half of the Story

In many ways, even though there is still no such thing as an actual, physical place called the National Women ...

50 Years On: Jack & Jackie In Our Lives

Those of us who were alive on that day all remember where we were and how we felt when we ...

Chef Maziar Farivar: Culinary Ambassador to the World

We’ve always contended—based on the food and the man—that chef Maziar Farivar, co-owner with his brother Shahab ...

Jeremy Denk: Taking on the Musical Life and ‘Goldberg’

To tell the truth, when it came time to pick up the phone and call pianist Jeremy Denk, whom the ...

Intimate, Emotive 'Laramie Project' Moved From Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre shutdown doesn't shut out season-opener "The Laramie Project."

Tom Clancy: Great Stories With Surprising, True Heroes

Best-selling author Tom Clancy passed away this week, only months before his next book was set to be published.

Our First President Finally Gets His Library at Mount Vernon

After a 214-year wait, President George Washington gets his wish of a library at Mount Vernon fulfilled.

Shutdown's Little Details Say a Lot: Towpath, Parks Closed

We know many federal employees are not working, but it is also the little things that get people angry at Congress.

Legendary Rat Pack Comes Alive at Strathmore

Remembered for performances in 1960, the Rat Pack gets its story told to a new generation of Americans.

Two Tales of Two Losses, at Arena and Woolly

I cannot think of two plays that might be more different than “Detroit” by Lisa D’Amour and “The Velocity ...

'Million Dollar Quarter' Returns to the Kennedy Center With a New Jerry Lee Lewis

John Countryman, who plays Jerry Lee Lewis, explains the excitement, feelings and live rock-n-roll of "Million Dollar Quartet."

WNO's 'Tristan and Isolde': the Overpowering Wagner Is in Charge

The power of Wagner's words and music is on dlsplay in WNO's "Tristan and Isolde" with its lead soprano Irene Theorin more than up to the task.

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