Woman on the Verge

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After Kahlo's death (attributed to a pulmonary embolism, although she is suspected of having committed suicide), the ashes of one of history's most prolific self-portrait painters were placed in a pre-Columbian jar shaped like a headless woman. The Coconut Grove Playhouse's intriguing production of Sendler's play puts a face on the extraordinary woman and gives Kahlo back her voice.

Goodbye, My Friduchita.
Written by Dolores Sendler; directed by Barbara Lowery; with Judith Delgado, Delma Miranda, Alejandro Bahia, Juana Escobar, and Stephen G. Anthony. Through January 18. For more information call 442-4000 or see "Calendar Listings.

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