Gary Tischler

No Stranger to 'Passing Strange'

"Passing Strange," now performing at the Studio Theatre's 2nd Stage, taps into a long tradition of growing-pain and coming-of-age tales. But it also feels and plays as if the whole couple of hours had been lived and imagined right on the spot.

What is Mrs. Warren's Profession?

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” is gorgeous to look at, often out-loud funny, even more often sharp and witty and wonderfully acted.

'Legends!'

Lypsinka's Studio Theatre performance of “Legends!”, if not legendary, is still a hoot.

Strasburg Syndrome

A group of seniors from the Georgetown Senior Center, still game in their own way, and still reeling with memories from the loss of founder Virginia Allen, took a trip to the ballpark to see Nats phenom Stephen Strasburg.

The Georgetowner's Roffman Honored

David Roffman, only the second publisher in The Georgetowner's history, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement honor by the Georgetown Business Association. Gary Tischler reflects on the man's lasting contributions to the neighborhood.

Ms. Ashley's Profession

The Tony-winning Liz Ashley, writes Gary Tischler, is as brash, direct, self-deprecating, emotive and blunt as ever.

We Remember: A Star, A Poet and A Bruin

The Georgetowner remembers Rue McClanahan, Peter Orlovsky and John Wooden.

Justice is Served in Stevens’ ‘Thurgood’

Laurence Fishburne shines in George Stevens' "Thurgood." Gary Tischler sits down with Stevens to discuss the making of the acclaimed play, and what's next.

Washington's Summer Weekends

A look at what's coming up in the District this summer — politically, athletically and socially.

No Slowing Down for Denyce Graves

A week ago Tuesday, Denyce Graves was in a car, heading toward Dulles International Airport to catch a plane that would take her to Turkey. The opera star is moving up and around the world.

All That Jazz

Gary Tischler visits Charles Fishman, the founder of the DC Jazz Festival, to talk Dizzy Gillespie, Paquito D'Rivera and, of course, the Duke.

The Easy Rider, & A Harley Too

Gary Tischler remembers Dennis Hopper and 'Little Benny' Harley

Trouble Brews In Texas

Kitty Kelley

Georgetowner Kitty Kelley, author of the recent bestseller "Oprah: A Biography," has no plans for her next book, and says she won’t do another. We’ve heard that one before.

A Streetcar Desire

Mayor Fenty is calling the D.C. streetcar plan "one of the pillars of a modern, multi-modal transportation network that will move the District forward."

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