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Jamaica Farewell “a one woman play” – May 10th




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Debra Ehrhardt’s one-woman show Jamaica Farewell

The award-winning and internationally acclaimed play, Jamaica Farewell, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick, will be presented on May 10, 2020, in Bowie, Maryland. There will be two performances at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, located at 15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Maryland. The first performance will be at 3 p.m. and the second will be at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 presold and $48 at the door. Tickets are availableat or by calling (talkdesk301) 814-3313.

Jamaica Farewell is a one-woman play based on the story of Debra Ehrhardt’s escape from the class struggle that seized Jamaica in the 1970s. Her dangerous journey from the island of her youth to the country of her dreams will enthrall, charm, and ultimately leave you celebrating at the triumphant conclusion of her autobiographical, one-woman show.

The Miami Herald describes the play as “IRRESISTIBLE –Jamaica Farewell is funny, engaging, and irresistible!” – MIAMI HERALD, Fla.

Based on her true life story, Ehrhardt’s Jamaica Farewell chronicles her journey from Jamaica in the 1970s to fulfill her lifelong dream of going to America.

At age 18, Debra Ehrhardt possessed a great desire to migrate to the USA; her path collided with a handsome CIA agent over a bowl of oxtail soup. It was at this time that she envisioned her wish morph into reality. Debra saw a minute opportunity to navigate towards her dreams with the help of this love-struck American man. She began a dangerous adventure that only the youthful passion of a teenage girl would chance. However, the boundary between bravery and silliness blurred as she became more desperate when she agreed to take on a task which boggles the mind.

RIVETING – “I thoroughly enjoyed your performance. Jamaica Farewell is riveting. You have found a way to present this fact-based story in an inimitable Jamaican style that demonstrates the versatility and determination of the Jamaican spirit and our ability to triumph in the face of adversity.” – Jamaica Ambassador Audrey Marks.

The Kingston-born Debra Ehrhardt has written and performed in three other one-woman productions, including award-winning Mango Mango, Cock Tales, and Invisible Chairs which was produced by David Strasberg at the Marilyn Monroe theatre in West Hollywood and later optioned as a situation comedy by Fox. She was also a 2007 NYC Fringe festival award winner and received a 2007 Proclamation from the City of New York for Jamaica Farewell for her outstanding contribution to the Jamaican community.

Joel Zwick directs this award-winning play. Joel directed My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. His recent films include Fat Albert and Elvis Has Left the Building. Mr. Zwick directed the Broadway production of George Gershwin’s Alone at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

 Debra Ehrhardt is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America, and she is currently adapting Jamaica Farewell for the big screen. More info at

A TERRIFIC STORY – “A terrific story with wit and panache…suspenseful enough for a thriller and deliciously funny.” – LA WEEKLY, Los Angeles, California.

Buy tickets now HERE

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Rakhels Live Cuisine – The Friday Menu





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Rakhel’s Live Cuisine❕

The Friday Menu  👈





CALL NOW 202-240-473-4073 to order 10am – 5pm

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FREE! The Instant Author Masterclass – Thursday , June 25th @ 7pm via Zoom





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Instant Author Coach and creator of The 90 Day ‘Get Your Book Done’ Dare, Kelly Campbell is back with a FREE Virtual Masterclass!

FREE: The Instant Author Blueprint Masterclass will be offered this Thursday, June 25 at 7:00PM via Zoom.

Are you ready to be a Best-Selling Author?

No time to write? Been there.

Writer’s block? Been there, too.

I wrote my first book in 45 days and became an Amazon #1 Best Seller in 90. I have coached dozens of experts to become best-selling authors and I’ll show you how to GET IT DONE.This is your year! Register for this Masterclass and let’s turn your passion, skills and expertise into a Best-Selling Book!

 Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

In this workshop, YOU will go from dreaming about their book to penning their masterpiece. You will learn:

  • How to uncover your book’s true purpose and message
  • How to attain unstoppable confidence in your writing
  • The Secrets and Strategies on How to Write A Book in 90 Days
  • How to Market and Launch your book’s into to a Best Seller

*Bonus* – We will also talk about how a book can be ‘Monetized’ and repurposed into multiple income streams, such as speaking, coaching, courses and products.


Virtual Classroom date:

Thursday, June 25th at 7:00PM EST

Register FREE HERE @

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Black Ballet Choreographer Claudia Schreier Presents New Work & Discusses Minorities in Dance – Tuesday, June 16th





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Chamber Dance Project (CDP) Washington’s premiere contemporary ballet company, continues its popular Virtual Chat series on June 16 at 5 p.m. EDT with guest choreographer Claudia Schreier.

She will discuss the development of her work for CDP and her ideas on ways to cultivate and amplify Black voices in dance.

Here accomplishments include:

  • 2008 Harvard graduate
  • She has contributed to programs at the White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and for the Kennedy Center Honors
  • Her work for Dance Theatre of Harlem was seen at the Kennedy Center last year
  • She was just named Choreographer in Residence at Atlanta Ballet
  • She has worked with Juilliard Opera, Vail Dance Festival, ABT Studio Company, and New York Choreographic Institute
  • Her upcoming commissions include premieres for Miami City Ballet and Guggenheim Works & Process, nominated for a Regional Emmy Award
  • Her work is the subject of two documentaries, most recently PBS’s Dancing on the Shoulders of Giants, nominated for a Regional Emmy Award.
  • She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award, Toulmin Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU, NEFA National Dance Project Award, Lotos Prize, and Suzanne Farrell Dance Prize

To receive the link and participate in the Zoom session, please email or call 202-499-2297. 

For more information click HERE

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