Gary Tischler

Edens Unveiled: The 87th Georgetown Garden Tour

Every year, eventually, spring comes to Washington.

The long-awaited season is an outward-bound explosion, an effusion of nature, basking in ...

Adrienne Haan's 'Berlin to Broadway-TransAtlantic'

The tribe of artists and performers that belong to the family of cabaret singers is always multiplying, adding to a ...

Ben E. King: His Songs Stand by Us

Ben E. King’s songs and the songs of the Drifters are part of rock’s great American songbook, like “Spanish Harlem,” “Up on the Roof,” “This Magic Moment," "I Count the Tears" and “Stand By Me.”

Studio's 'Murder Ballad': Lost Love in Your Face

Check out “Murder Ballad,”  the new show at Studio Theatre’s Stage 4, described as an “immersive rock musical experience,” extended to May 16.  

Washington Performing Arts Celebrates 40 Years of Its Embassy Adoption Program at May 2 Gala

The Washington Performing Arts Gala & Auction on May 2 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Embassy Adoption Program.

In Council Elections With Bowser Allies: Todd Wins; May Leads

Score one for team Bowser. You’ll have to wait on number two.

That’s what happened in the District ...

Baltimore on Edge -- and on TV

If reading about the news in a newspaper allows for a certain amount of detachment, perspective and evaluation, watching news ...

Reflecting on 'This Town' This Weekend

Gary Tischler reflects on a whirlwind Washington weekend that included the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the Georgetown House Tour and the Georgetown French Market.

'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike': Audience Grabbers at Arena

Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" brings a Chekhov world to a receptive audience at Arena Stage.

Katori Hall’s 'Blood Quilt' at Arena

By almost any measure, the world premiere of “The Blood Quilt,” the new play by Katori Hall at Arena Stage ...

'Lead Belly at 125': a Kennedy Center Salute to American Blues and Folk on April 25

On Saturday night, April 25, the Kennedy Center in collaboration with the Grammy Museum will produce and stage an all-star concert, “Lead Belly at 125: A Tribute to an American Songster."

'Lights Rise on Grace' Brings Love Triangle, Real World Drama to Woolly Mammoth

“Lights Rise on Grace” is an unusual love triangle that plays itself out in a tough, urban environment. I haven’t seen a play in a very long time that so stilled the audience into silent attention, writes reviewer Gary Tischler.

Julian Sands Stars in 'A Celebration of Harold Pinter'

It’s hard to categorize actor Julian Sands except for one thing: if you see him in anything—movies, television, what all—you can’t quite get his image out of your head.

Gunter Grass (1927-2015): Re-Righting Painful German Memories

The Nobel laureate wrote of German literary, cultural, societal and moral loss of memory or re-arranging of the same, which afflicted many adult Germans who survived World War II.

National Portrait Gallery's Kim Sajet Delights at the George Town Club

Kim Sajet is shy.

All right, she’s not shy. Not at all.

The new (relatively, since 2013) director of ...

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