Chlumsky, Colón-Zayas, Linden, Peryera Added to Bay Street Roster
In other Bay Street news, Rene Pereyra and Liza Colón-Zayas will join previously announced star Mercedes Ruehl in Diane Shaffer's Viva La Vida!, July 18-August 6. The play, to be directed by Susana Tubert, will officially open on July 21. Ruehl will play the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, Pereyra will play her husband, the artist Diego Rivera, and Colón-Zayas will play the role of Rosita. The play concerns the last 18 months of Kahlo's life.
Ruehl won the Tony Award for Lost in Yonkers and the Academy Award for The Fisher King. Her recent New York stage credits include Woman Before a Glass, in which she played art collector Peggy Guggenheim, and The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? She also starred on Broadway in The Rose Tattoo, The Shadow Box, and I'm Not Rappaport.