Venue Details

91 Star Starred
Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-394-9779
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15 events
6 reviews
5 stars
The weather was fine. Parking was easy across the street.. I wore a nice outfit. Easy to eat good Mexican Food going out the alley and down a few doors east. .
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9 events
5 reviews
8 stars
The weather was Perfect, not too hot or cold. I wore Pashmina for warmth. Cold in theater .
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Reviews & Ratings

"Giving Up Is Hard to Do"
36 ratings
4.3 average rating
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202 events
42 reviews
-6 stars
attended Oct 11 2014

Annie Abbott is an amazing actress. She was able to bring so much of her past to life, and in a way that it all perfectly fit together to become her present. The show was thoughtful, touching, funny, and extremely well done, and we enjoyed it...continued

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Nancy Belling Boyarsky Red Velvet
58 events
16 reviews
19 stars
attended Jan 17 2015

Sorry, did not enjoy this. From the write-up, I was expecting a comedy, and it just wasn't. It made me sad. This wasn't the experience I was hoping for.

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36 events
12 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 17 2015

Annie Abbott's life experience has been pretty much like most people's. She's had sorrows and joys but nothing that warrants a one-woman show other than pure conceit. I was too polite to allow myself to fall asleep. YAWN!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Abbott shares her years of hard knocks and success, love, loss and new love with high-octane spirit and a great deal of humor … the life [her stories] represent is one that has been lived fully and is moving full steam ahead into the future.” —Burbank Leader

“She’s a cross between Cloris Leachman and Ruth Gordon. … She’s a gem. Go see her! 5 out of 5 stars.” —Grigware Reviews