Venue Details

25 Star Starred
Beverly Hills Playhouse
254 S. Robertson Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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20 events
13 reviews
31 stars
small small theater, maybe 5 rows max. Restrooms are up and down stairs. Doors don't open until 10 minutes ahead of time - can wait in the alley with the Will Call and the snack sellers until then. Seating isn't assigned. Dress is casual. Street parking and not too many places around it still open on Sunday afternoons...
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amaryllis Red Velvet
87 events
65 reviews
48 stars
Thai Boom across the street offers basic Thai fare and is extremely easy on the budget. One stop parking for dinner and show makes it very convenient.
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Child Left Behind"
17 ratings
4.8 average rating
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190 events
125 reviews
12 stars
attended May 12 2012

Truly a heartfelt rendition of Alan Aymie's personal experience as a teach and a dad. We enyoyed the show.

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11 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

This is a very thought provoking play. My husband and I have been discussing if for the last few days after watching it on Sat. night. We've also talked about it with friends because the facts that are shared during the performace are so shocking...continued

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658 events
377 reviews
-333 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

GO and make anyone who can make a difference do the same! We have no children but were both completely engrossed and impressed: tremendous acting/writing, energy and soul; VERY important subjects with no simple answers. Why were there so few...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“The script balances social and personal commentary successfully, and Aymie’s energetic charm allows us easy access to his outrage.” -LA Weekly (Pick of the Week/Go!)
“Excellence is the one word I would use to describe Alan Aymie’s highly energetic and dynamic one-man show.”
“A truly touching and thought provoking evening of entertainment. Aymie beautifully paints a world in which all of this comes vividly to life… amidst the frustration there is still hope. He shows great character in having the strength to stand up, identify the problem and accept his part in it." —_Culver City News _


Written and performed by Alan Aymie

Directed by Paul Stein

Produced by Gary Grossman and Les Williams

It was time to speak up. When award winning playwright and LAUSD teacher, Alan Aymie, was given his second pink slip from the school district that he had worked for since 1998, and later “graded” by the LA Times, he decided it was time to use his writing to provide a voice for teachers.

“Here I was trying to be a good teacher and the person (my son) who I really need to teach I couldn’t reach,” explains Aymie.