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Black Watch

The Armory Community Center - The Drill Court (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

178 ratings
4.1 average rating
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384 reviews
62 stars
attended May 14 2013

Well done. The Scottish accents were a bit difficult to understand. I really loved the venue.

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106 reviews
28 stars
attended May 17 2013

Excellent acting, dancing, singing, interesting directing, educational script.

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19 reviews
0 stars
attended May 19 2013

Great Show and very powerful story!!!! The Actors were fabulous!!!!!

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17 reviews
2 stars
attended May 18 2013

An Incredible theatrical experience! I knew it would be great but just how great...I was unprepared. The script, staging and acting were all exceptional. The Armory... continued

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14 reviews
15 stars
attended May 29 2013

A truly unique theater experience in the perfect setting. The actors are highly talented, including their singing and choreography, and the sound system brings an added... continued

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

A moving and important play. So well done mixing great acting and hilarious dialogue with moments that made me cringe because no American likes to dwell much on the war... continued

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12 reviews
7 stars
attended May 12 2013

Innovative and well staged performance illustrating the life, history, traditions of Scottish "Black Watch" from 1725 to current times. Depiction of life in a war zone... continued

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11 reviews
0 stars
attended May 25 2013

Fantastic show. The stadium seating was painful at the 1 hour mark and unbearable at the end.

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6 reviews
7 stars
attended May 09 2013

ALL Actors were fantastic - Story is great-
Too many F words... way too more than entire f-words I heard in my 54 years of my life
Amplifier toward the end of the show... continued

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6 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 12 2013

The actors were top notch in this show, it was really tight. BUT this show is sooo loud. They should have been handing out earplugs. I believe my left eardrum has been... continued

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Carrie M. Red Velvet
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2013

An inch deep and a mile wide. The acting in this production was quite good, unfotunately, it could not overcome the play, itself, which took a very shallow view of the... continued

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

We almost walked out. The writer had an obsession with the words fuck and fucking. Most of the play consisted of angry men yelling at one another, barking orders and... continued

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3 reviews
18 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

Powerful play about The Iraq war. Great to see it from a non American point of view.

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2 reviews
10 stars
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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 29 2013

While the show is probably accurate in its gritty portrayal of a Scottish soldier's life in Iraq and the difficulty former soldiers would have re-adapting to life back at... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

I kept waiting for it to become poignant. It never made it.

Campbell was good. He almost convinced me he could have been in the military... almost.

The others, to... continued

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121 reviews
27 stars
attended Jun 06 2013

A riveting performance incorporating drama, comedy, video, music, dance, and - in one insanely inspired section: fashion show (mixed with military history). This was my... continued

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92 reviews
84 stars
attended May 15 2013

Definitely an experience and not the usual linear narrative. I drag my husband to a play every five years or so (I go every week) and he loved this. (-: Fantastically... continued

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63 reviews
1 stars
attended May 23 2013

The SF weekly review is spot on. Weak character development, almost unintelligible accents.

Go see Bengal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo instead.

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61 reviews
39 stars
attended May 25 2013

We liked the show. Loved seeing it in the Amory. Great location for this type of show. You can see from anywhere so don't worry if you are in the back or on the side. We... continued

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