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'Aubergine' At San Diego Repertory Theatre


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jan 24 - Feb 17, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $25 - $69

San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Aubergine," an unforgettable story of love, family and the healing power of food.​

사랑과 가족, 그리고 음식을 통해 치유하는 잊을 수 없는 스토리

Ray believes in the power of food. As a gourmet chef, he’s seen a bowl of berries help a woman to fall in love. He’s heard stories of a meal prepared by a mother to keep a son from leaving home and moving to the other side of the world. Now with the help of his uncle, who arrives unexpectedly from Korea, Ray is tasked with preparing a family soup recipe to keep his father alive.

When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. As a Korean family struggles to relate across emotional and cultural divides, it’s the ingredients they share in common that lead to understanding. "Aubergine" is a mouthwatering meditation on the beauty of life where hope is no mere ingredient—it’s the main course.

The show runs Jan. 24 through Feb. 17, 2019, in the Lyceum Space Theatre in Horton Plaza. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the San Diego REP Box Office, by calling the box office at (61) 544-1000, or online at

Additional events include:
• Talkin’ Theatre with Todd: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24
• Art Gallery Opening: Johnny Nguyen: 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25
• House of Korea: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26
• Korean Language 101: 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27
• Opening Night Party: 7 p.m.Wednesday, Jan. 30
• Sam’s Salon: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3
• Meet the Artists: Friday, Feb. 1, after the 8 p.m. show
• Cooking with Cathlyn: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2
• Art Gallery Opening: Visually Delicious: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9
• Free Beer Friday: Friday, Feb. 15, after the 8 p.m. show

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

A promotional poster for "Aubergine," courtesy of San Die...

Above: A promotional poster for "Aubergine," courtesy of San Diego Rep.


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