Sahar’s PuppetCinema premieres ‘Suddenly’

Zvi Sahar collects old items. He loves flea markets, but two of his favorite collectibles are from his grandmother’s kitchen: a hand mixer and an old-fashioned ice cream scoop. Sahar also loves to put old and unwanted objects to good use in his PuppetCinema productions. Last year he used a flea market find, an old… Read More

Washington theater critic Joel Markowitz dies at 60

Joel Markowitz, a connoisseur of and tastemaker for the Washington region’s theater scene who founded and edited the DC Metro Theater Arts website, died on Nov. 7 in Bethesda. He was 60. His brother Bruce Markowitz, said the cause of death was ALS — also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The theater writer was diagnosed… Read More

Billy Crystal takes his charm on the road

Billy Crystal is back on the road. The six-time Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, director and writer — most recently of a book of essays, “Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys” —  is touring the country with his new show, “Spend the Night with Billy… Read More