Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers passed away this afternoon in New York City.
The native of St. Lucia, board member of Shakespeare’s Globe, member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and one-time global television star, is on another tour of “King Lear,” the Bard’s grandest, most difficult, most compelling tragedy.
"Dirty Dancing" is everything you remember -- and the ghost of Patrick Swayze remains -- but a new dancers have brought new energy to the 1980s story at the National Theatre.
From the Washington area, Matt Haley saved his own life and built his restaurant empire in Delaware and elsewhere, all the while involvlng others and helping others.
These days, if you want to talk about immigration, or naturalization, or American citizenship, people are likely to get angry ...
“Sometimes, it’s hard to believe it all,” said Eric Schaeffer, the Artistic Director of Signature Theatre, which has begun ...
Amid other bad international news, the shooting of Michael Brown agitates many, as we consider our place in the greater society of America.
Lauren Bacall was the last of classic Hollywood actresses. While defined by her time with Humphrey Bogart, Bacall remained very much her own, smart American woman.
They stuffed the news in right at the end of a local news broadcast, leading into a national one, yesterday ...
It's not every day you get a chance to meet Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore. But this is Washington, D.C., and last week the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit was held here -- and we knew all about it, thanks to sirens, motorcades and receptions.
That’s some bird, that stupid f-----g bird.
That would be “Stupid F------g Bird,” the play by director-playwright Aaron Posner ...
We are always tourists in our own cities. Everywhere we walk, bike, run, stop and go, every park bench we ...
It is a busy first full week of August -- wars, games, summits, protests -- and the passing of Patsy Burton and of Jim Brady. Prayers are always welcomed for the world.
More than music inclined, the Strathmore is staging a "Gastronomic Experience," full of food from big-name chefs and restaurants.
Yes, "the world is a mess," said former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright over the weekend, which prompted writer Gary Tischler to count a few daily blessings.