Black Watch: A.C.T. Theatrical Event Staged at Mission Armory
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The last date listed for Black Watch was Sunday June 16, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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Award-winning actress/playwright Chris Black enters the ring for a dramatic one-woman show in Tough, which is inspired by the life of famed boxer John L. Sullivan, who traveled coast-to-coast challenging people to fights. While Sullivan's background, rise to fame and decline motivate the performance, Black's interest also lies in what it means to be strong and how athletes and performers harness that "special something" to become extraordinary. Black opens the show by throwing her hat in the ring and announcing the rules of the game, all while enjoying some good whiskey. Don't miss this unique, gender-bending performance that mixes power and poignancy. Learn More
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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 dimension. While is dialogue was sometimes difficult to understand due to...continued
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“Thrilling … a necessary reminder of the transporting power that is unique to theater.” —The New York Times
“A genuine spectacle that revels in its own theatricality and comes replete with music, marching, explosive effects and its own piper.” —Chicago Tribune
Running time is one hour and 50 minutes with no intermission.
Recommended for those age 13 or older. The production contains very strong language, loud explosions and strobe lighting.
May 14, 7:00pm
May 19, 2:00pm
Learn firsthand what goes into the making of great theater. After the show, there’s a lively onstage chat with the actors, designers, and artists who develop the work onstage. **
OUT with A.C.T.**
May 15, 8:00pm
The best LGBT night in town! Mingle with the cast and fellow theatergoers while enjoying free drinks and treats at this popular afterparty.