Frida...A Self Portrait

Frida...A Self Portrait

Written and Performed by Vanessa Severo
Directed by Joanie Schultz

Not Currently Playing
The Carnegie

About the Show

Frida Kahlo was her own mysterious and brilliant muse. The iconic Mexican painter captured the difficulties and wonders of her life with incredible vibrancy. Now, she comes to life onstage through playwright and performer Vanessa Severo. Frida...A Self Portrait transports you to La Casa Azul, Frida’s home, where Vanessa recounts the artist’s bold life. With music and movement, she shares insights about Frida’s physical limitations, complex love life, addictions and, of course, the beauty in her art. This searing new play cracks open a powerful portal between Vanessa and Frida bringing breathtaking physicality and raw honesty to this stunningly creative production.


The Carnegie 1028 Scott St, Covington, KY 4101


Photo of Vanessa Severo as Frida Kahlo by Brian Paulette.