Gary Tischler

Walking The Dog: Joseph's House

Some twenty or thirty people—nurses, volunteers, aides, visitors, activists—had gathered at Joseph’s House at 6:30 in ...

'Hide/Seek'

Pity the National Portrait Gallery and its director Martin Sullivan.

Weeks after mounting the astoundingly comprehensive, direct and illuminating exhibition ...

A Not-So-Holiday Theater Roundup

Just because it’s the Christmas season, not everyone wants to be entertained by all things Christmas.

That’s true ...

Against the Fenty Write-In: A Rebuttal

Georgetown resident John Hlinko, founder of the Adrian Fenty write-in-campaign for mayor on Facebook, offered an objection to my take ...

The Dawn of Photography

The question of art at the dawn of the age of photography was a question that was asked with great passion and answered in infinite ways by several generations of photographers. Two current exhibitions, at the National Gallery of Art and the Phillips Collection, take up the banner of that debate.

Septime Webre's "Nutcracker"

In a November 14 New York Times Arts and Leisure article by Alastair Macaulay, entitled “The Sugarplum Diet,” it was ...

Kris Kristofferson: The Rye and Rueful Man’s Man

You’d have to be damn near blind not to see what Kris Kristofferson looked like, even from a distance ...

Twisting Corridors of a Deranged Suburbia, in Woolly Mammoth’s “House of Gold”

“House of Gold” has closed its doors, shutters, and weird basement entrance down at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre, but I ...

Talkin' "Hair" in the 21st Century

Steel Burkhardt and Paris Remillard, two of the stars of the musical revival of "Hair," at the Kennedy Center through November 21st, talk about what it means to star in a counter-revolutionary musical from the 1960s in 21st Century .

Holiday Performance Preview

You know the drill. It’s time to celebrate the holidays. Not Thanksgiving. That’s practically yesterday. We’re talking about THE HOLIDAYS, when families reunite, and the grandparents will inevitably come bearing sweaters for everybody.

Ravi Coltrane On Jazz, Legend and Progression

One thing you can say about jazz, even if you don’t know a heck of a lot about jazz ...

Tammy Grimes: Some Kind of Genius

Even if she hadn’t announced herself, the voice on the phone, a little whispery, a little dramatic, not as ...

"Oklahoma!" Rings in a New Era for Arena Stage

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith has accomplished quite a bold and remarkable thing here, picking and staging the great ...

Congrats to Gray: Election Day and Beyond

The real deal begins Wednesday.

Ever since DC City Council Chairman Vince Gray scored a solid and surprising win over incumbent mayor Adrian Fenty back in September, there was a certain air of calm before the storm throughout the city, as voters waited in place for the validating election that occurred this week.

Aquarius Reawakened: “Hair” at the Kennedy Center

Remember those old, tinted granny glasses worn by hippies in the sixties, along with their bellbottoms, fringed jackets, tie-dyed blouses and long hair or afros? You don’t?

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