WorkShop #Theater serves up “A La Carte: A Feast of New Plays”

BuskerAlley BlogPost: WorkShop #Theater serves up “A La Carte: A Feast of New Plays”

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If music be the food of love, then perhaps theater is nutrition for the soul. New York’s WorkShop Theater, under the artistic direction of Thomas Coté, has laid out a buffet of six short plays related to food.

À LA CARTE: A FEAST OF NEW PLAYS at the WorkShop Theater


312 West 36th Street, Fourth Floor East, New York, NY 10018
(between 8th and 9th Avenues, on the south/downtown side of the street, a.k.a The Theatre Building)

Click here for tickets and information.

I asked the playwrights and director to share their secret ingredients in this platter of

Mary Ruth Baggot and Susan Izott* in 'Eat Dessert First,' one of the plays in A LA CARTE at the WorkShop Theater. (Photo: Gerry Goodstein) Mary Ruth Baggot and Susan Izott* in ‘Eat Dessert First,’ one of the plays in A LA CARTE at the WorkShop Theater. (Photo: Gerry Goodstein)

dramatic delicacies.

“Food is woven into our childhoods, holidays, romances, tragedies, religions,” said artistic associate and project dramaturg Laura Hirschberg, who is also one of the playwrights. “It’s a great jumping-off point…

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