Venue Details

268 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd at Duquesne Ave 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
213-628-2772
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Problem. Due to signs and red painted curves.
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Christie
It's longer than I expected for a 1-person show - 2 hrs with intermission - but worth it.
info Nov 21 2011 star this tip starred
aztiram
No Problems
info Nov 21 2011 star this tip starred
aztiram
Two hours was not long enough, I wanrted more
info Nov 21 2011 star this tip starred
Vickilicious
Dress nicely, you are going to live theater!
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Vickilicious
Make reservations at Meet Restaurant for delicious authentic French food!
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Reviews & Ratings

140 ratings
4.8 average rating
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14 events
11 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

Aunties. Sometimes they can be just as important in a child's life as Mommy and Daddy. This is a tour-de-force of the relationship, as Auntie, that Charlayne Woodard has... continued

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JT
53 events
29 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

FABULOUS !!! Enjoyed each and every real life potential situation and her mature positive solutions to these episodes. Great entertainment !!

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8 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 18 2011

This performance was beautifully done; simply staged, engaging and ultimately very moving. The concept of Night Watcher is profound and builds with each true story she tells. Deeply human.

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Website

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Quotes & Highlights

“Ms. Woodard roams the stage like a human searchlight, casting a permanent glow that reaches all the way to the back rows.” —The New York Times

Description

Charlayne Woodard makes the stage her stomping grounds. In this luminous romp, the subject is motherhood. And no matter how many times she says “no,” Woodard’s maternal instincts keep getting called  into action.

“Charlayne, go get your baby boy!”

A surprise call from a friend  with a last-minute adoption opportunity sends this self-described “blue-collar actor” into a hilarious litany on the joys of children in our lives.

“But if I have a baby, I can’t be the baby!”

Woodard is a storyteller of the highest caliber. In The Night Watcher, as auntie, godmother and best friend to dozens of young people, she shares the battle scars AND the tales of victory.