Shakespeare’s Birthday at Home

April 23, 2020

The public is invited to post their own scenes, monologues, sonnet readings, selfies, artwork and baked goods on social media, tagging @folgerlibrary and using the hashtag #ShareYourShakespeare.

Staff Entertainment Picks; Send Us Yours

April 16, 2020

Bored during shutdown? Here are movie, TV, music and book picks from several Georgetowner staffers. We invite you to email your own to us at editorial@georgetowner.com.

An Appreciation: Gary Tischler Was Our Best

April 9, 2020

Gary Tischler never wrote an inauthentic word in his life, says colleague Ari Post, who adds: “He wrote about Bryce Harper the same way he wrote about Puccini.”

DC Artswatch — COVID Edition

April 8, 2020

With a surge in COVID-19 cases looming, the District Council is expected to vote to extend D.C.’s state of emergency — declared on a parade-less St. Patrick’s — by 45 […]

‘Celia and Fidel’ at Arena Stage

March 19, 2020

These are clearly two people who had an epic love story, set on an epically rich historical and political stage, but we only get fragments of their true characters.

PostClassical Charts ‘An Armenian Odyssey’

March 12, 2020

The 90-minute musical program, on March 4 at Washington National Cathedral, consisted of a single piece, a world-premiere commission by Armenian composer Vache Sharafyan.

J’Nai Bridges: New Star of ‘Samson and Delilah’

March 11, 2020

Remaining performances in the Kennedy Center Opera House are Friday, March 13; Monday, March 16; and Saturday, March 21.

Max von Sydow: Jesus, Knight, Priest, Assassin, Emperor

March 9, 2020

The passing of the Swedish actor on March 8, at the age of 90, meant that many memorable characters and roles went with him — and in a sense were resurrected.

WNO’s ‘Don Giovanni’ Doesn’t Shy Away From Irony

March 5, 2020

Just this week, the company released a statement explaining that its apprenticeship program would drop the name Domingo after its namesake was accused of harassment by several women.

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.