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69 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-1500
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"Jamaica, Farewell"
64 ratings
4.7 average rating
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56 events
6 reviews
45 stars
attended May 06 2012

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

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3 reviews
4 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 family life growing up in Kingston will fill you with laughter and sadness....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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Read Goldstar members’ reviews https://www.goldstar.com/events/santa-monica-ca/jamaica-farewell-1?reviews=all#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 http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/theaterloop/ct-ent-0507-jamaica-review-20120508%2c0%2c3089014.column
Debra Ehrhardt’s Jamaica Farewell … is a master class in storytelling that makes for a wonderfully heartfelt evening of theatre.—Chicago Stage Style http://www.steadstylechicago.com/jamaicafarewell.htm
__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 http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/stage/12357010-421/jamaica-farewell-a-glorious-journey-for-playwright-and-audience-alike.html

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