Venue Details

40 Star Starred
Santa Monica Playhouse
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
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We parked in the lot across the stree- $3.00
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Take the short walk down the street to Border Grill. Excellent food and drink!!
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venice linton
PF Changs is right at the corner only a min walk away
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Go to the Lobster at the Santa Monica Pier
info Jan 28 2009 star this tip starred
Many of the nearby metered street parking are free after 6pm-try 6th & Broadway
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Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.9 average rating
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25 events
13 reviews
18 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

Our group of 4 loved this play. It was a captivating 90 minutes of non-stop story telling by the very talented Debra Erhardt. Her story of her youth was interesting and... continued

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17 events
7 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

Captivating! The actress keeps you engaged from start to finish--well done one woman show. I would see it again.

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36 events
3 reviews
25 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

A temendous one person show---captivating story-
extremely well acted--A must see show!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Powerful…with wit and a melodic Jamaican lilt, Ehrhardt proves to be an entertaining and charming raconteur.” -The New Yorker
“Fantastic! An emotional journey that does full justice to the drama of her life-changing off-stage odyssey” —Time Out NY
“Flashes of wit and genuine lyricism combined with an adventure that might make James Bond sweat.…gripping and marvelously funny!” —Backstage, NY
“Winning! The evening’s real pleasure is simply Ehrhardt herself, She’s got it going on, living every day like Independence Day.” - Los Angeles Times
“A terrific story with wit and panache…suspenseful enough for a thriller and deliciously funny” -LA Weekly
“Not since Nia Vardalos’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding has there been such a captivating and hilarious one-person show” _-Livelyarts.com_
“A fast-paced twelve round knock-out that leaves you chuckling and dewy-eyed at the same time.” —Producer/News Anchor Bree Walker
“Debra’s performance is stunning and evocative as she weaves a journey of love, whimsy and intrigue. She tugs at your heartstrings in her determinationto win, and with grace.” —Academy Award Nominated Producer Karolyn Ali


Written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt

Directed by Monique Lai (Francis Megahy on 1/25)

Produced by The Jamaica Cultural Alliance

Santa Monica Playhouse presents Debra Ehrhardt’s auto-bio-solo show about the wild roller coaster ride of suspense, intrigue, seduction and manipulation that was her journey to the USA from Jamaica, and how she risked everything in order to fulfill her lifelong dream of starting over in America.