Gary Tischler

Ed Gero: From Scrooge to "The Little Foxes"

Lillian Hellman is back in town.

The late, great American playwright is getting her due at Arena Stage with a ...

Bob Dylan Gets a Nobel Prize. Here's Why

I have a confession to make. I’ve never been to a Bob Dylan concert, never seen him up close ...

Ringing True: The Legacy of Alexander Graham Bell

“In our family, we don’t take sound for granted,” explained South Carolina mom Christy Maes in a telephone interview ...

A Political Hurricane That, Like Matthew, Has Left Wreckage

You could be forgiven if, while watching Sunday's debate, the thought, "This is what we have come to," entered your head and stayed there.

An Intimate 'Anne Frank' at Olney

Olney Theatre Center's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank," playing in the harrowingly compact Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab through Oct. 23, has a remarkable young actress in the title role.

Peres, Last of a Generation of Israeli Leaders, Dies

He shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, when hopes for peace seemed high.

The Great 2016 Debate Is Over — But the Campaign Goes On

Overall, it was a messy affair, puzzling media and audiences alike. The Twitter poll showed a Trump win, but most folks thought Clinton came out ahead.

Farewell to 3 Icons: Palmer, Fernandez, Zydeco

Two stars of sports and one of music departed this world in the past two days.

WNO's 'Marriage of Figaro': A Big Musical Cake

The season-opening production runs through Oct. 2 at the Kennedy Center.

WNO Debut for a Countess Who Tap Dances

Amanda Majeski will play Countess Almaviva in Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Kennedy Center through Oct. 2.

Two Writers — Albee and Kinsella — Depart the Same Day

The author of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” fame was 88 and the author of “Shoeless Joe” was 81.

With Its Fall Bazaar, St. Nicholas Feeds Body and Soul

An Orthodox bishop once offered the opinion that Orthodox Christianity was “America’s best kept secret.” Saint Nicholas Cathedral of ...

The Newest Smithsonian — With a Move-In-Day Energy

Taking in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture at yesterday's packed press preview.

Musings on the African American History Museum

You can feel a surge, a buzz building in this city about a building.

It is about one thing, and ...

Julie Kent: A New Stage, A Different Role

The first time I “met” Julie Kent was by way of a voice on the phone. She was rushing to ...

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