Gary Tischler

'Elixir of Love': You'll Want to Drink This Operatic Potion

In "Elixir of Love," Donizetti’s score is gorgeous, smooth, romantic and soaring. This opera has a little bit of everything in it.

March Madness Begins: Resistance Is Futile

Some early upsets, of course, for the NCAA Tournament, but American loses -- and Georgetown wins its first game, but it is in the NIT.

'Murdoch' and Much More at Kennedy Center's International Theater Festival

Yet another D.C. perk: "World Stages" at the Kennedy Center is a unique chance to see theater from around the world.

Richard Thomas: Playing the 39th President

The actor Richard Thomas knows a little about icons. He’s pretty close to being one himself.

After all, he ...

Sting, Simon, Ellington Students: Magical Night at Strathmore

It was an extraordinary evening with Sting and Paul Simon -- all to benefit an extraordinary institution, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Mayor Gray Strikes Back at Corruption Allegations; Catania in Race

The race for mayor just got super-hot -- expect more of the same in the weeks ahead -- and more questions.

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.

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