The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 ·
The Armory

In order to protect the health of our community, all performances and large events at The Armory are canceled until further notice. Our box office is currently experiencing a high volume of queries. Your kind patience in awaiting a response from us is greatly appreciated. You can still purchase subscriptions for the 2020-2021 season and make donations online.

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Frida … A Self Portrait

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September 5 – October 18, 2020

In the Ellyn Bye Studio
Current subscribers: renew your season tickets here.
Single tickets go on sale August 3.

Set on the eve of Frida Kahlo’s death, this intimate show plunges into the brilliant, nuanced world of Kahlo’s tumultuous, extraordinary life. Writer and performer Vanessa Severo cracks open a powerful portal between herself and the celebrated Mexican painter, bringing breathtaking physicality and raw honesty to this stunningly creative production.

“Colorful and imaginative … a deeply affecting drama that leaves an ineradicable imprint.”
–The Pitch

Frida … A Self Portrait

Written & Performed by Vanessa Severo
Directed by Joanie Schultz

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