Jamaicaindep 0909131

Jamaica, Farewell

Santa Monica Playhouse (Santa Monica, CA)

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400 ratings
4.8 average rating
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attended Oct 06 2012

"Debra Ehrhardt is INsPiReD & INsPiRiNg!! the heart of her story is captivating & speaks to determination & dedication to one's dreams. She has the energy of 1000 horses!! i laughed & nearly cried, but she has a magical way of telling the...continued

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attended Dec 20 2009

"Jamaica Farewell" is a fun play that has you in stitches laughing one minute, and brings tears to your eyes the next. Debra does a great job in this one woman show describing her journey to the USA. I highly recommend it. I definitely give it a 5...continued

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attended Aug 25 2012

A delightful one-woman show by an engaging, talented artist! Would see it again!

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attended Jun 23 2012

A fabulous performance by a talented and beautiful actress and playwright. Any immigrant can relate to the longing to go to America, the frustrations and the subsequent risks people sometimes desperately undertake. Debra expresses all of this in...continued

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attended Mar 24 2010

A fantastic one-woman play with a talented actress who portrays 13 different characters. Very, very funny, well written, fast paced, on the edge of your seat, entertainment. Don't miss it!

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attended May 31 2014

A great show, heart warming, touching all ranges of emotion.

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attended Oct 06 2012

A most enjoyable evening. Great story...great acting.

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attended May 25 2013

A must see for the whole family. I thoroughly enjoyed Jamaca Farewell. This is a wonderful story that is an emotional roller coaster. The story twists and turns and tugs on every emotional string. It will leave you with a smile and inspired to...continued

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attended Jan 26 2013

A stunning one woman performance, Debra carries you through her longing to go to America and the bumpy and dangerous road to reach her goal. I went for a second time to see the play with some Jamaican born friends, and they had such a good time...continued

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attended Mar 03 2012

Amazing performance! Riveting story! When I wasn't on the edge of my seat holding my breath for the next twist in the story I was laughing my tail off. Great show. Definitely a MUST SEE!

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attended Apr 19 2009

Amazing that it's a great solo performance. I definitely recommend it.

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attended Oct 13 2013

Amazing, funny, sad, roller coaster of emotions . You are so into the story and then its over. Really loved it

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attended Jan 16 2014

An awesome performance with incredible writing and perfect direction. Inspiring and amazingly funny!

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attended Feb 09 2014

Antonio & Marie had the pleasure of sharing a wonderful Jamaican experience with Debra Philips Ehrhardt. We rate her perfolrmance in Jamaica Farewell beyond 5 stars. Her versatility as a storyteller was a joy to share. Her life experience...continued

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attended Apr 05 2012

Captivating from the first line through to the last line in the play. Standing ovation.

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attended Apr 19 2009

Debra Ehrhardt is an extremely talented actor and does a tremendous job telling her story: the adventure about coming to America. This one woman show had me laughing (cackling)as she becomes those characters in her life moving through the journey....continued

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attended Jan 20 2010

Debra Ehrhardt is a visionary performance artist. Her fluid, evocative telling of the story of her early life and escape from Jamaica is stunning in it's clarity and perceptiveness. She is able to bring alive a pollyglot assortment of characters...continued

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attended Jan 28 2012

Debra Ehrhardt's performance was absolutely emotionally captivating as she led you through her journey to America. Her brilliance as an actress allowed us to connect with her story as she was determined to leave Jamaica behind. We laughed at her...continued

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