Gary Tischler

Olney's 'Chorus Line': '70s Musical As Fresh As Today

Broadway's musical classic about itself, "A Chorus Line," gets an enthusiastic re-staging at the Olney Theater Center—extended to Sept. 8.

'A Chorus Line' Continues Its History at the Olney

You don’t see “ A Chorus Line ” too often anymore, certainly not in many regional theaters.

“It’s not that ...

Carla’s Angels

It’s a drive and a time to get to Country Club Kennels and Training in Fauquier County, Virginia, a ...

Greatness, Old-School Style: a Vanishing America

Politicians, an actor, an athlete and a journalist: their richly American lives.

Scena Theatre Revives "Salome" for an American Audience

In their 25th anniversary season, Scena Theatre revives a troubled, misunderstood classic by Oscar Wilde, proving once again their importance to Washington's cultural fabric.

National Archives Host Shirley Jones

Movie and television star Shirley Jones steals the stage, once again, in an interview with Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday in the National Archives William McGowan Theater.

Chicago Cop and Television Crook Dies at Age 69

Saying goodbye to Dennis Farina, beloved cop and actor, well known for his work on Law and Order.

'This Town' Is In Our Town, Just Not Where We Live

The gossipy, readable "This Town" zooms in on its little power center of political-media-lobbyist D.C. to the dismay of a few and the delight of all.

Veto This Bill, Mr. Mayor

The District Council has passed the so-called “Living Wage” legislation. Like so many issues we talk about today, it is ...

Malmaison: Napolean's first, Popal's third

Zubair Popal thinks for a moment before talking about the role of his older son Omar in the family’s ...

Culture Tricksters: 'Book of Mormon' and 'Rocky Horror'

What? The cravin', crazed Frank N. Furter and the gleeful me-boy Mormon Elder Price in the same sentence?

What again ...

'Rabbit Hole': Grief Without Solace at Keegan

Keegan's "Rabbit Hole" is an emotionally gripping story of a four-old boy's death and its effect on his family.

What to See: a Preview of Fringe Festival Favorites

The Capital Fringe Festival offers a wide offering of all things theatrical. Arts & entertainment editor Gary Tischler gives his preview of some of the shows.

The Man Behind 'One Night With Janis': Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson is often described as a director, but this is something like calling a chef a cook. Creator isn ...

Lives They Led: Examples of America's Best

This past week, we lost folks, young and old, who showed us the best of who we are.

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