Portland Opera Presents: Frida

  • Portland Opera is delighted to announce a partnership with Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) and Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT), to bring outdoor performances to the stage this summer. Portland Opera will present four performances of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s Frida. The libretto, which follows moments from Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s life, features lyrics and monologues written by award-winning playwright Migdalia Cruz, and a book by Hilary Blecher. Each evening will begin with a performance by Ballet Folklórico at 8 p.m., followed by a 90-minute version of Frida at 8:30 p.m. without intermission. The Jordan Schnitzer CARE Summerstage will host various live performances from June 5 through June 27.