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The Night Watcher Reviews

Mandell Weiss Forum (La Jolla, CA)

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23 ratings
4.5 average rating
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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 02 2008

Love the page to stage productions with audience participation in the evolution of the work. As such, this was a little rough, but the story very thought provoking and a little out of the box. She provides reference and insight for those who...continued

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97 reviews
258 stars
attended Jul 03 2008

I suppose I would have to agree most with "critical eye" comments above. I found the writing to be basically a predicatable and self-serving puff piece to rationalize and justify the writer's life choices. I was most disappointed that this...continued

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13 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 06 2008

This was an amazing one woman show!!! She is a true thespian!!!

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 06 2008

Great Show!!! A wonderful theater experience.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 01 2008

This is a must see! Very moving and emotionally gratifying.

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Louise Rosenstein
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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 06 2008

Made me believe in the future of theater again. Modern woman's experiences dramatized by a master actor/writer.

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2 reviews
21 stars
attended Jul 03 2008

Charlayne Woodard is a multi-talented actor, singer, performer but she can't write. The Night Watcher (why not name it Keeper of Secrets?) is filled with trite, simplistic, moralistic tales. I couldn't stay to give verbal feedback but suggest...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 01 2008

excellent performance; funny, insightful, compleling, thought provking relection on life without children of one's own..
Would see it again and know this will go to Broadway...

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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 10 2008

EXCELLENT, INTELLIGENT SHOW WITH GREAT PERFORMER. pOST SHOW DISCUSSION VERY HELPFUL. HAD GREAT SEATS. THANK YOU.

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JC
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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 09 2008

Wonderful to see a Page to Stage project. We had the opportunity to give feedback on the show, speaking to the director and the actress herself. That part was especially excellent, given that it was a solo piece.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 10 2008

Excellent! I laughed, I cried.

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41 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 13 2008

We have seen Charlayne Woodard several times before and she has always been terrific.

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4 reviews
6 stars
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 13 2008

I didn't think I was going to like this play with only one person on stage but all I have to say is wow. Great performance, great story!! La Jolla Playhouse hasn't disappointed me yet and this play is a great example of the excellent material...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 17 2008

Excellent production!- I couldn't find fault with either the writing nor the presentation. It is right up there w/my other favorites at the LPH

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 17 2008

Excellent one woman show that showcases a multi-talented performer and honors all women who play a role in enriching children's lives! This play represents real life insights...

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