Gary Tischler

Graying and Un-Graying of D.C.’s Mayoral Campaign Mess

A Safeway worker in Adams Morgan shook his head when asked about his feelings about Mayor Vincent Gray’s chances ...

Director's Cut on 'Richard III' at Folger Will Last

You have less than a week to see "Richard III" at the Folger. It is well worth the stage re-design and drawing the audience closer.

Thompson Plea Implicates Mayor Gray

Businessman Jeffrey Thompson's plea deal is a bombshell for the voters and mayoral candidates, looking to the April 1 Democratic primary -- especially incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray.

'12 Years' Defies 'Gravity': an Oscars Review

We got it covered: an awards show review by Gary Tischler and party photos from Eiizabeth Webster of the D.C. Council.

Antony Walker of Washington Concert Opera: ‘It’s All About the Music’

Conductor and art director Antony Walker is a busy man, whether in Sydney, Pittsburgh, Foggy Bottom or Georgetown.

Tischler’s Picks

“Richard III” at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre is a never before re-configuration of the Elizabethan Theatre, murder most foul all ...

One Month to Go and Another Mayoral Forum

The Feb. 26 Penn Quarter mayoral forum lacked some major names. But the show went on -- and enlightened, nonetheless.

WNO's 'Moby-Dick': Inventive American Triumph

Our writer's enthusiastic review makes us want to go to this opera -- and finish reading Herman Melville's "Moby Dick."

'We Are Proud to Present': Daring, Difficult, at Woolly

A play within a play about Namibia and German atrocities makes for a drama that tries the audience at Woolly Mammoth.

Stars of Their Times: Shirley Temple, Sid Caesar

Two entertainment giants: one as a child star brought America smiles and hope; the other, a TV comedy trailblazer with big laughs and great writers.

LuPone, Patinkin, Cole Porter and ‘Moby Dick’

When you have a large performing arts community, as we are fortunate to have in Washington, diversity—and connections— make ...

Roseanne Cash: `River & Thread' of Memories

The voice on the phone is clear and friendly, not unlike the singing voice. It’s conversational, the voice of ...

When Firefighters Fail to Respond

There don’t seem to be too many facts in contention here.

Medric Cecil Mills a 77-year-old District Parks & Recreation ...

With Turner, Arena's Ambitious 'Mother Courage' Is Epic

"Mother Courage and Her Children" is a big, war-weary trip at the Arena and worth the fearsome ride, says art critic Gary Tischler.

After Visiting D.C. Schools, Dinnerstein at the Kennedy Center Feb. 9

The pianist Simone Dinnerstein, the late-blooming star of the classical musical world, is—to put it in Willie Nelson’s ...

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