Jamaicaindep 0909131

Jamaica, Farewell

Santa Monica Playhouse (Santa Monica, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

400 ratings
4.8 average rating
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7 events
3 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 14 2012

An excellent show. You are in for a wonderful ride, Debra Ehrhardt is a wonderful storyteller that takes you on her journey from Jamaica to America. She is all at once funny, heartfelt and truthful as she takes you to Jamaica through her story. ...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 15 2012

Debbie is an amazing story teller. With few props and little to rely on other than her voice, she weaves a rivetting and compelling tale of her life and her 20 exodus from Jamaica. I found myself forgetting to breathe I was so involved in the...continued

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30 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 09 2012

Debra Ehrhardt is captivating, and delivers a performance that holds you from beginning to end. I loved it!

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33 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Debra is wonderful - playing so many different people and different emotions. I may see it again.

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4 events
3 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

Debra's depiction of her childish desire to come to America was well played out in her one woman show Jamaica Farewell! She did an excellent job in her portrayal of the different characters that played such an important part in the story. She kept...continued

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30 events
3 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

excellent from beginning to end. great storytelling and humor. highly recommend seeing!

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Bwyhunger
8 events
3 reviews
122 stars
attended Mar 14 2012

Highly recommended - go see this show! This is a small intimate venue - i got a seat near the back aisle and sight lines were terrific [i'm short, this is always a concern of mine]. Easy [$5] parking in the city structure is a convenient bonus. ...continued

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32 events
3 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed the play. Ms. Earhardt (sp??) was fantastic. One of my friends was amazed at the fact that she remembered all those lines. The story was intriguing. I could especially relate because I grew up in Central America, and could...continued

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8 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 17 2012

I would have given it 3.5 stars had that been possible. The play is too long: the beginning too slow and the end too "Perils of Pauline" exaggerated and predictable. I thought bringing her "American" son on stage to sing "Day O" as if she needed...continued

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8 events
3 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

It was a very well done play. Debra played all the parts of the characters in this play about an event in her life. Her expressions and energy were great. I would recommend to others.

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3 reviews
5 stars
Nic
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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 20 2010

Jamaica, Farewell is an amazing, wonderful, true story. You will laugh, cry and be on the edge of you seat as the actor takes you on this journey. Totally entertaining.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

Jamaica, Farewell was an unbelievably amazing story and act!
Debra Ehrhardt is the definition of a true talent. Not only was her story an excellent, inspiring, intriguing one, her ability to paint vivid pictures through words and emotion, my...continued

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6 events
3 reviews
27 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

Loved it! It was so entertaining.

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Julia Plotkina
6 events
3 reviews
10 stars
attended Feb 23 2013

One of the top plays I have ever seen! Debbie Ann is a dynamic character and what a great performance!

I laughed and I cried, I rooted for her dreams to come true. A must see!

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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2013

She knocked it out of the park! Wow! One of the best theatrical experiences I've ever had. You must see Jamaica Farewell before it closes!!!

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13 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

Such a great show! There were six of us in our family attending - various ages - and everyone found it to be amazing. You pictured every scene that was being portrayed vividly in your mind. Fantastic show!

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13 events
3 reviews
23 stars
attended Jun 01 2014

The performer gave her heart and soul. She was amazing!

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14 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

This is a fabulous one women show!!!!! An intense story of love and triumph, set on a tropical island! I felt like I was there with her!!!
I know I will enjoy seeing it again and again!!!!!

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6 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 06 2012

Very dynamic and entertaining

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