Disclaimer: I was asked to blog about this show and provided two complimentary tickets in exchange
Cook Your Life is part of the Gateway Theatre Pacific Festival (加藝太平洋戲劇節). Taking place throughout September, the festival aims to present new and exciting theatre from Hong Kong. They are the only professional theatre to bring in shows from Hong Kong (aka across the Pacific).
Cook Your Life is created, directed and produced by May Chan. May cooks live onstage while she draws funny and insightful parallels between food and relationships. The show will start with some improvised dialogue in Cantonese and English so that even if you don’t understand Cantonese, you’ll still have an idea of what is going on. Don’t worry, there will also be English subtitles!
The show incorporates a 4-D theatre approach where the audience can see, hear, smell, and taste the experience (select audience members will be able to sample the food!). May also has her own cooking channel in Hong Kong. Continue reading