Gary Tischler

'Shoplifters': Laughter, Food for Thought at Arena

Arena Stage's production of "The Shoplifters" is a riotously funny play, evoking ripples, riffs and even whoops of laughter from the audience.

'Marie Antoinette': Celebrity Lessons for Today

It is stylish and pulls in many directions, but what makes "Marie Antoinette" is the transcendent performance of Kimberly Gilbert as the queen.

Delaney Williams of 'Shoplifters': Familiar Face at Arena

People seeing Delaney Williams as Otto, a security guard, in the Arena Stage world premiere production of “The Shoplifters (by ...

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.

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