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363 Star Starred
Kirk Douglas Theatre
W. Washington Blvd. at Duquesne Ave. 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
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1 review
1 stars
Ease of,parking and dining. We had dinner at Akasha(parked in bldg in the back) and after dinner walked to the Douglas Theatre. Does not get easier. I hope this show has a life ahead of this,opening
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25 reviews
56 stars
Parking is across the street under the City Hall bldg., although we parked on the street.
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"The Night Watcher"
143 ratings
4.8 average rating
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17 events
12 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 with her extended family, both by blood and by intention. The night swings...continued

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29 reviews
3 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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9 events
3 reviews
3 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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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


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.