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Frida & Diego – a love story     

Greg Cullen’s award-winning play opens at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on September 5, 2003, before touring throughout Wales. This is the first tour from NYTW for two years – it also marks Greg’s debut in his new role as artistic director of NYTW.

The extraordinary life and death of Frida Kahlo, renowned for her surrealist self-portraits and her tumultuous love affair with fellow Mexican artist Diego Rivera, lies at the heart of Greg’s play. Winner of an Edinbugh Fringe Festival award – and later staged at the Royal National Theatre as well as in Frida’s native Mexico – The Guardian described the play’s daring mix of live music, poetry, painting and revolutionary politics as “fierce, passionate, beautiful.”

“Everything theatre should be, passionate, funny, musical, sexy, well performed and about something meaningful..”
(Richard Eyre on Frida and Diego – a love story)

September 5, 2003
September 6, 2003
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
01970 623232

September 9, 2003
Theatr Gwynedd
01248 351708

September 12, 2003
September 13, 2003
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
029 2064 6900
National Youth Theatre of Wales  
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