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Jamaica, Farewell

Chopin Theatre Mainstage (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

64 ratings
4.7 average rating
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6 reviews
37 stars
attended May 06 2012

Creative, beautifully acted,and..in the end..energizing. So glad we went.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 03 2012

Debra Ehrhardt gave a magnificent one woman performance of her desire and experiences coming to America from her native Jamaica. Her personal and intimate accounts of her... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 04 2012

Excellent show! This was my first one woman show and I was pleasantly surprised at how engaged I was in the preformance. Debra was phenomenal. The show will suck you in and you won't stop laughing!

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25 reviews
1 stars
attended May 03 2012

DEBRA MAE PHILLIPS-EHRARDT
The JOURNEY from Kingston Jamaica to America made you FEEL as though you were traveling the journey with her. Writer/Actress performance was... continued

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22 reviews
1 stars
attended May 25 2012

dynamic one women show...at least 11 individual characters performed by one fierce performer!!!

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15 reviews
6 stars
attended May 03 2012

This is a beautifully-acted one-woman show about a young woman's journey from Jamaica to the United States. It is funny, poignant, hear-breaking and full of life. The... continued

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended May 03 2012

Nicely performed. Tension is build appropriately and keeps viewers intrigued what is going to happen next. It is an amazing story and performed in a great way with a lot... continued

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7 reviews
5 stars
attended May 04 2012

It is a very entertaining one-woman show told in a unique way. There were several Jamaican references & slang that went completely over my American-born head, but the Jamaicans in the audience loved it. I highly recommend it.

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7 reviews
7 stars
attended May 04 2012

It was a wonderful one woman show. She was talented & held my attention for 1 & 1/2 hours. She wrote the play & it was fascinating & mostly true
The reception afterwards... continued

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended May 04 2012

This is a very clever, funny, heart-warming one-woman play about a woman's struggles to get to America. Debra is wonderful. She is loving, funny, versatile and loved listening to her Jamaiican accent. Can't wait to go again.

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 26 2012

Excellent, enjoyed every minute of it,

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5 reviews
9 stars
attended May 12 2012

Wonderful, animated performance. Ms. Ehrhardt played herself as a young woman as well as all other characters. We loved the story and the performance, and recommend it to... continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 20 2012

"Jamaica, Farewell" is terrific! It's a true story of the adventure of Debby Philips (author & performer) a feisty Jamaican girl with big dreams and her huge dream of... continued

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MT
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3 reviews
6 stars
attended May 26 2012

A compelling story, beautifully told.

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Ron
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 03 2012

Being allowed to park at Holy Trinity school 3 blocks east of the theatre was perfect even though the "Unauthorized vehicles will be towed" sign was a bit disconcerting. ... continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended May 06 2012

Debra Ann was quite a character. I enjoyed following along with her in the ups and downs of her adventures.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 27 2012

I left one rave review already! I saw this show last week loved it so much I came back the next weekend and brought four friends!

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3 reviews
21 stars
attended May 03 2012

It was a wonderful performance and I stronly recommend it. Debra Erhardt's ability to portray so many characters was amazing. I'm glad I didn't pass this one up!

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 19 2012

marvelous one woman show....made all the characters come alive. and i loved the venue. very small and quaint and rustic. i had a wonderful time.

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