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Bollywood Kitchen

  • WHEN Multiple dates from Feb 19 - Mar 5, 2021[days & times]
  • WHERE Virtual / San Diego REP
    Map | Website
  • AGES Not available
  • COST $40 - $175

In this interactive production, filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao invites us to prepare a homemade Indian meal along with him, drawing on the recipes that were staples at his family’s table. As we join him in cooking these delicious dishes in our very own kitchens, Sri interweaves the story of his parents immigrating to America, the joy and nourishment that Bollywood musicals brought to his whole family, and the culinary traditions they shared.

Enjoy a delicious Indian meal with a spices & ingredients box delivered to your doorstep! A portion of your ticket supports San Diego REP! (Note, the promo code entered automatically through the ticket link here is "SDREP")
PLEASE NOTE: This show is presented by The Geffen Playhouse, and clicking the ticket link above will take you to The Geffen's website. If you encounter any issues with your ticket or the production, please contact The Geffen's box office by clicking here.

Event details, menu, and about the different pricing levels/meal kits:
Included with the Chef's Table and Bollywood Foodie levels, the Bollywood Box is shipped to your doorstep in advance of your performance. A shopping list of perishable items that are easy to find in your local grocery store will also be included to complete your dinner menu. Recipes serve four people.

Bollywood Popcorn
Mumbai Mule
Sri's Signature Chicken Curry (Vegan substitution: Chana Masala)
Raita & Rice
Chocolate Chai Affogato
With premium spices, ingredients, and recipes: a $65 value!

Join us on Zoom immediately after your Bollywood Kitchen performance for an incredibly fun Bollywood-themed dance party. Resident DJ Ashu Rai of Sholay Productions will be spinning classic 70s/80s/90s Bollywood tunes as you enjoy your food, and groove to the perfect ending for your evening.

Guest DJ Ru Bhatt will spin for 2/19 & 2/20 performances.

Choose your level of participation: Chef’s Table, Bollywood Foodie, or Just Here for the Party. Depending on your participation level, a special box will be delivered to your doorstep in advance of your performance including ingredients you will need to prepare your dinner at home. Enjoy an authentic Indian meal and a one-of-a-kind show mixing food, stories, and Bollywood movies, hosted by Sri Rao. Stay around for the Bollywood After Party, hosted by a well-known South Asian DJ after each performance.

$175 per household. You’ll be one of the stars of the production and cook alongside Sri throughout the show, including the opportunity to ask Sri questions and get tips along the way. A very limited number of tickets available.

Interactive Zoom ticket for the show
Bollywood Box
Recipe Cards
Autographed Bollywood Kitchen cookbook by Sri Rao
Limited-time private Vimeo link after your show to re-watch the performance
Bollywood Dance Party on Zoom

$95 per household. We deliver Bollywood to your doorstep. Prepare your meal ahead of time and watch the show, or cook with Sri in real time, it’s your choice!

Streaming-only ticket for the show
Bollywood Box
Recipe Cards
Bollywood Dance Party on Zoom

$40 per household. Want to do it all yourself? Here’s the ticket for you.

Streaming-only ticket for the show
Digital Recipes
Bollywood Dance Party on Zoom

Arpita Mukherjee, Artistic Director (co-Director of San Diego REP's House of Joy)

Hypokrit Theatre Company’s mission is to disrupt the pedagogy of American theater, in order to create a more equitable and relevant theater. Based in New York City, Hypokrit exclusively develops work by artists of color and is led and supported by minority communities, who across ethnicities, genders, and sexualities are united in their commitment to elevate multicultural talent and stories.


75 minutes, no intermission.
Late Seating
The virtual lobby will open 30 minutes prior to your showtime. Be sure to log on at least 15 minutes prior to your showtime so we can check you in. There will be no late seating.

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. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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