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46 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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70 reviews
81 stars
Get there early to get a good seat, not a bad view in the house but some of the seats are broken and uncomfortable. Plays tend to be general admission.
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70 reviews
81 stars
Free parking at the church down the street (Holy Trinity) for all performances Thurs-Sun
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"Jamaica, Farewell"
64 ratings
4.7 average rating
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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 family life growing up in Kingston will fill you with laughter and sadness....continued

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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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Read Goldstar members’ reviews of Jamaica, Farewell during its run at the Santa Monica Playhouse.
“Debra Ehrhardt is so sincere and honest, so clear-eyed and unshakably resolute, it is easy to connect with her experience with genuinely surprising intensity.”—Chicago Tribune
“Debra Ehrhardt’s Jamaica Farewell … is a master class in storytelling that makes for a wonderfully heartfelt evening of theatre.”—Chicago Stage Style
“_Jamaican-bred, Los Angeles-based actress Debra Ehrhardt is a storyteller who can fill up empty space with the sheer power of her exuberant storytelling.”—"_Chicago Sun-Times":