Gary Tischler

The Last 'Walking the Dog': a Tribute to Bailey and Barney

Barney, who fulfilled the role of first dog and his master’s best friend for two terms at the White ...

Simone Dinnerstein: Precise Aim at Bach's 'Variations'

Listening to Simone Dinnerstein talk about her life and her music-- as well as Johann Sebastian Bach, her relationship with ...

Wooly Mammoth's 'The Convert': Culture Clash and Mixed Loyalties

A powerful, thoughtful drama on colonization in Africa during the time of the British Empire is now at Woolly Mammoth Theatre.

“Metamorphoses”: Splashing Humor, Drama, Love Into Our Oldest Tales at Arena

Mary Zimmerman's "Metamorphoses" arrives at Arena Stage with a big splash of Greco-Roman myths.

John Eaton: Pianist of the Great American Songbook

To hear timeless music of America, see John Eaton at the Barns at Wolf Trap on Saturday, Feb. 16, or Saturday, March 30.

Double Your Mamet at Roundhouse and Theater J

The Round House Theatre in Bethesda, Md., isn’t a huge, cavernous space. It’s both modern and inviting, a ...

The Parish Gallery, 22 Years Strong

Occasionally, an art gallery comes along that helps define a neighborhood’s culture. When Norman Parish saw a “Gallery Space ...

Hilary Hahn: Our Valentine for the Violin

Unsurprisingly, the phone rings right on time. I have some mixed expectations about the sound of Hilary Hahn’s voice ...

'The MoFo With the Hat': Profane Characters We Secretly Care About

Studio Theatre's "The Motherf**cker With the Hat" may be obscene, but it is a play worth seeing, says Gary Tischler.

Mayor Gray and the State of the District: Both Confident

An upbeat Mayor Vincent Gray gave the State of the District Address Feb. 5, citing positive growth and a major surplus for the fiscal year.

'Our Town': 75 Years on, Still Yours and Mine

Thorton Wilder's American classic continues to tell us more about ourselves. It is at Ford's Theatre through Feb. 24.

Helen Hayes Nominations: Some Surprising Omissions

The nominations for the Helen Hayes Awards reveal some recurring favorites -- and some left off the stage.

Misguided Worship of 2nd Amendment Puzzling, If Not Appalling

In the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., shooting tragedy, to see Gabby Giffords and Wayne LaPierre at an Jan. 30 hearing and the twisting of the Second Amendment is simply appalling.

Zach Appelman Stuns as Henry V at the Folger

Zach Appelman is a lot of things.

He’s a native Californian, an actor, and a onetime student. He’s ...

Walking Through History, Past, Present and Future

One  thing about living in Washington, or maybe even in the modern world, there’s always something going on. There ...

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