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A Child Left Behind

Ruskin Group Theatre (Santa Monica, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

14 ratings
4.8 average rating
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24 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 18 2012

Powerful play, beautifully performed.

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90 reviews
45 stars
attended Nov 08 2012

An interesting and energetic solo performance about teaching in the public school system in LA. There are 2 major strands to the play: one is the actor's experiences as a... continued

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66 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 15 2012

This is a one-man show. Always risky as success/failure depends on just that one person. However, he was great, switching from one persona to another with ease. I went... continued

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18 reviews
23 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

Excellent. My friend and I are teachers, so we really liked the content, but it was very well written and acted - funny, touching. The theater space is charming &... continued

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15 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

Profoundly moving look at one teacher's experience w/in the dubious world of LAUSD. Combined with the performer's heartfelt frustrations of raising a son with Aspergers,... continued

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Amina
88 events
11 reviews
509 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

Awesome, energetic, inspiring work on the hypocrisy of public education!

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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 15 2012

This is a fantastic one man show who plays multiple roles as he conveys his frustration at the LAUSD for focusing on test on test scores rather than the success of the... continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 15 2012

Well written, well acted and well stated look at education today- from many perspectives. The one man show has you step into the teacher, principal, student, parent and... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

Must see!!!! Should be presented at the beginning of each new school year and I don't mean just in the disadvantaged areas of the city. The advantaged areas need to see... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

This show was taut, well written (informative and insightful) and performed with 100% conviction. It deals with the stress of being a teacher and the pressures of being... continued

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