Gary Tischler

Julie Kent: A New Stage, A Different Role

The first time I “met” Julie Kent was by way of a voice on the phone. She was rushing to ...

A Contradictory Convergence of History, Fiction and Politics

On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, during an anarchic political campaign, finding inspiration in a musical and a movie.

Sun Sets on Hugh O'Brian, 1950s Wyatt Earp

The iconic TV and Hollywood actor died last week at the age of 91.

15 Years into the Post-9/11 World

Our lives and our political discourse has changed. Following this article, a list of commemorative events.

Craig Wallace as Satchmo — and 2 More — at the Waldorf

Mosaic Theater opens its season with Terry Teachout's off-Broadway hit about Louis Armstrong.

Early Curtain Risers of D.C.'s Theater Season

Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" is one of the most ambitious of the fall productions about to begin.

Page-to-Stage Festival This Weekend

It's time for the 15th annual explosion of free readings, open rehearsals and near-full performances.

The 2016 Presidential Campaign: The Way It Is Now

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in the deep mucky, slinging mud. This is America's choice?

Early Curtain Risers of D.C.’s Theater Season

Sure still feels like summer out there, but curtains are about to go up on the 2016-17 theater season.

One ...

Gene Wilder, 1933–2016

The star and screenwriter of "Young Frankenstein" was known to say, "I'm not very funny."

Singular, Artistic Lives: Toots Thielemans, Steven Hill

Toots Thielemans and Steven Hill, both died at the age of 94 this week: One, a jazz and blues musician; another, an actor, best known for his work in "Law & Order."

Newsham to Sub as Chief When Lanier Goes to NFL

Peter Newsham, a 27-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department, will take over temporarily, when Police Chief Cathy Lanier departs in mid-September.

Glorious Games, Despite Lochte

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ended up an exercise in good cheer, in spite of baleful predictions and a few snafus.

Campaign 2016 Elegy: Days of Trump Everlasting

Trump, down or up: It doesn't matter. The question is: When was the last time you or I got through a day without mentioning his name?

Four Gone: McLaughlin, Barry, Finkel, Hiller

We were touched by the deaths earlier this week of four individuals, two of whom were Washington residents.

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