Gary Tischler

The Last Republican Standing, Presumably

Donald Trump won the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries and then met with House Speaker Paul Ryan in hopes of party unity.

'Siegfried' and 'Twilight': Wrapping Up WNO's Ring

Exhausted but exhilarated, our man at the opera reports in at Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung."

Theater Leader Says Plays, Musicals Are Good for Business

New Theatre Washington CEO Amy Austin has been observing D.C.'s theater scene since college.

'Disgraced': Islamic Identity at Arena Stage

Ayad Akhtar's play is one of several dealing with issues tied to the Middle East.

2016 Garden Tour: 9 Georgetown Classics

Washington is known to politicians and tourists as the granite and marble center of the world, where history, policy, government ...

Truly Super Tuesday for Presumptive GOP Nominee Donald Trump, as Ted Cruz, John Kasich Quit

Who knew? Indiana turned out to be the graveyard where Sen. Ted Cruz interred his presidential hopes.

Which is to ...

‘Disgraced’: Islamic Identity at Arena Stage

Contemporary social and political issues — the daily headlines of our lives — make compelling material for live theater.

Since 9/11 ...

'The Valkyrie': Wagnerian Family Values of Love, Life and Death

It's takes awhile, but the Ring Cycle commands your attention — and wait for Gary Tischler's complete reviews.

And So It Begins — With ‘The Rhinegold’

The first of four operas in Wagner's "Ring of the Niebelungs" is a prologue with its own rich rewards.

Kennedy Center Weather Forecast: Storm Large

The Portland legend will vocally tackle "The Seven Deadly Sins"

Campaign 2016: Carly to the Rescue? We Presume Not

Talk about the audacity of hope.

Full Circle With the Bard (photos)

I went to help celebrate William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday Sunday, taking a without-incident Metro ride to Union Station and ...

Primaries, Primaries

Five states are in play, with the local spotlight on Maryland.

The Music and Life of Prince: Beyond Category

When news came April 21 of the death of Prince, the 57-year-old  rock-funk-jazz-soul ageless music dynamo through the course of ...

A Haunting 'Nether' World at Woolly

In Jennifer Haley's play, virtual reality is as common as waking up and going to sleep.

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