An adaptation of Laura Esquivel's worldwide bestseller - a gorgeous sexy tale set in revolutionary Mexico in 1910. A sumptuous love story cooked up in a Mexican kitchen. This gorgeous, sexy tale is set in revolutionary Mexico in 1910. It is a sizzling, succulent dish, marinated in forbidden passion, garnished with humour, and served with lashings of the bittersweet pain of stifled love. This is the story of Tita, a young woman, forbidden to marry because of family tradition and forced to watch her sister wed the man she loves. Cooking to quench her aching heart, Titaâs food stirs all who taste it, affecting them deeply and transporting them into a captivating world of magic realism. In this, the UKâs first stage adaptation of Laura Esquivelâs international bestseller, TSF bring their flair for visual storytelling to this sensual celebration of Latin American culture and language. Using vibrant text, masks and a haunting score including live music, the international cast bring you a poetic and visual feast served with all the sights, sounds and smells of Latin America. Performed in Spanish with a little EnglishPerformers Alejandra Ambrosi Cortes, Mark Plonsky, Pepa Delgado, Alicia Martel Munguia, Leonilda Arguello, Sarah Kemp, Alex Elliott.
Author Laura Esquivel. Company Theatre Sans Frontieres. Director John Cobb. Design Neil Murray. Lighting Mark Pritchard.