It is not your parents’ dinner theater experience.
“Cascabel,” the show devised by master chef Rick Bayless (the force behind such restaurants as Frontera Grill, Topolobampo and Xoco), and director Heidi Stillman of Lookingglass Theatre, debuted at Lookingglass in 2012. Now it is being “remixed” and remounted in the Goodman Theatre’s intimate Owen space, with service of a full meal an intrinsic part of the storytelling.
And just how good is that magical mole sauce? Listen to Bayless talk about its ingredients in this video interview with Stillman:
Here is a review of the earlier production of “Cascabel,” which received its world premiere production at the Lookingglass Theatre in 2012:
For tickets (and they are pricey at $215-$375, but Bayless addresses that issue in the video), call (312) 337-0665 or visit http://www.lookingglasstheatre.org. All performances are at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn.