Frida: The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

July 13th, 2023 - 1:28pm

Painting of artist Frida Kahlo

Contemporary Opera Marin
…music worth finding

Paul Smith, director

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

By Robert X. Rodriguez

July 15 and 22
7:30 pm
July 16 and 23
2 pm
James Dunn Theatre
Performing Arts Building
Kentfield Campus

FREE admission / FREE parking

Large-cast production of this very beautiful, very gripping opera tracing the life and art of the great Mexican painter, her husband, muralist Diego Rivera, as well as appearances of Diego’s former wife and lovers; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Trotsky, Edward G. Robinson; and a trio of ghostly apparitions. (This is NOT the same work as performed by San Francisco Opera last month.)

Stage direction by Rick Wallace
Frida Kahlo: Celeste Camarena
Diego Rivera: Michael Mendelsohn