This fall in Washington, everything from vibrators to Verdi is taking the stage. Arts writer Gary Tischler picks the top performances you shouldn't miss.
Marsha Mason, four-time Oscar nominee, farmer and classic actress, returns to the stage this fall in Shakespeare Theatre's production of "All's Well That Ends Well."
As Artistic Director Molly Smith puts it, “We are finally home again.” But Arena's home isn't exactly what it used to be — in fact, it's about to complete a colossal renovation that will soon light up Washington's theater scene once more.
The Washington performing arts world runs the gamut. But we also have institutions, organizations and individuals that are beyond category.
In Washington, nothing is official until the mayor cuts the ribbon. Or the pasta, as was the case for the last week's opening of Carmine’s, the classic New York restaurant.
Gary Tischler is not in the least embarrassed to admit that he really, really enjoyed myself at a recent performance of “Mary Poppins,” now at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House.
Georgetown's Dr. Lee Morgan seems like a man who has found his niche, not like a safety net, but rather a place to be everything all at once: a responsible community person who loves what he does.
There is a new mental health problem out there. We call it The Real Housewives of Washington D.C. Stress Syndrome.
The recent D.C. Tenants Advocacy Coalition city council candidates forum tried to pack in all the council candidates, including Brown and Orange, into one forum, a process that proved to be both unwieldy and illuminating.
In August, The Music Center at Strathmore hosts its annual tribute gig, this year devoted to the turbulent '60s and the British Invasion.
“Mary Poppins” is a way of life for Welsh tour director Anthony Lyn. A life a long way off from his homeland's famous Swansea Grand Theatre.
Where the District's 2006 election seemed almost dreamily sleepy and below the radar in the summer months, 2010's race has a daily, electric and strange feel to it, covered almost 24-7 by a blogosphere that never lets up.
Norman Rockwell can't get a break. Every time there’s a big exhibition of his works — as there is now at the Smithsonian American Art Museum — you can bet that someone, somewhere in the art world is going to scream bloody murder. What's behind the animosity?
In the midst of a heated mayoral race, what's next after Michelle Rhee fires 241 DCPS teachers?