Critics Have Raved About This Musical Inspired by Julia Childs – See It for Yourself on Saturday
Indulge in the sweetest sensation in theatre history! On Saturday, September 21st, enjoy a spectacular opening night of surrealist and culinary musical delights at Wortham Theater Center when the Center presents Bon Appétit!
Bon Appétit! is an episode of The French Chef cooking show turned short opera featuring Mezzo-Soprano Victoria Borg as culinary Icon Julia Child? Filled with the wit and charm of the famous chef, watch as she prepares a decadent chocolate cake over the course of the opera.
Julia Child was a beloved American icon who pioneered an entire genre of cooking shows and taught a generation of food lovers that cooking can be easy and enjoyable. Although she often made mistakes while cooking, she remained unflappable, encouraging viewers to accept mishaps and continue cooking. The child ended each show with “Bon appétit!”
“Like [Julia] Child’s whipped egg whites, Bon Appetit! maybe light and frothy, but it’s the result of a master’s sure touch.” – Opera News
Da Camera, founded in 1987, was created with the intention to produce a series of thematically programmed concerts designed to attract new listeners to the concert hall. By bringing together leading American and international musicians, specifically selected for each program, Da Camera concerts offer a broad range of repertoire and musical styles while ensuring a product of outstanding musical excellence.
Da Camera is proud to highlight this female pioneer of the cooking world, who inspired home cooks the world over. Don’t miss this tribute to Julia Childs at Wortham Theater Center on Saturday! Tickets range from $37.50 to $67.50.
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Saturday, September 21, 2019—8:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002