Gary Tischler

On His Way: Meet Bruce Dow of ‘Forum’

Pseudolus is back in town at long last, and so is Bruce Dow.

Pseudolus can trace his lineage back to ...

1945-2013: Presevationist Joseph Grano, Defender of Rhodes Tavern

Joseph Grano lead the unsuccessful fight to save Rhodes Tavern on 15th Street from the wrecking ball in the 1980s. His lessons in historic preservation are remembered.

Baby Panda at the National Zoo Gets a Name: Bao Bao

The precious panda at the National Zoo gets a name, and everyone is happy: Bao Bao.

'If/Then': Bright, Talent-Laden Production Not Quite Ready

The highly anticipated "If/Then" is at the National Theatre before its Broadway debut next spring. Reviewer Gary Tischler praised the talent involved but added that some changes should be made in the show.

Restored Film on JFK Colors His and Our Lives

Friday, November 22, will be day of remembering all over Washington, D.C., and the country and the world, but ...

Remarkable 'American Voices' at Kennedy Center, Nov. 22 to 24

Step aside TV and online singing contests, it's gotten real -- and it's at the Kennedy Center this weekend: "American Voices."

Tapping to Maurice Hines

There is perhaps nothing so mysterious in show biz as the sound of tapping feet, or, in one of its ...

Shankar: Life and Sitar Together in Music

With "Traces of You," Anoushka Shankar continues her journey through life and music.

Vincent Orange, Andy Shallal Make Mayoral Race More Interesting

With the addition of Vincent Orange and Andy Shallal to the race for D.C. mayor, the table is set . . . almost. Mayor Vincent Gray has yet to say yea or nay to running for re-election.

'Sleeping Beauty': a Gothic Take on a Ballet Classic

Everyone knows about three of the most famous ballets in the world—“The Nutcracker,” “Swan Lake” and “Sleeping Beauty,” all ...

Already Here, Already Good: D.C.’s Hot Theater Tickets

R&J are here to stay—for a while—“Romeo and Juliet,” under the inventive direction of Aaron Posner with ...

NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

From South Africa—“Mies Julie,” an adaptation by Yael Farber for the South African State Theatre of Strindberg’s “Miss ...

‘If/Then’ and Steve Traxler

These are heady days for the venerable National Theater. The oldest theater in town is looking better than it has ...

'Love in Afghanistan': a Strong Girl and an American Boy

Our critic found the female characters unforgettable, while the male characters got a little lost in the writing of "Love in Afghanistan."

Lou Reed: Pervasive Rock Pioneer

He influenced more rockers than we will ever know. The rock-and-roll original Lou Reed died at 71 over the weekend.

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