Cascabel | Lookingglass Theatre Company | Summer Guide | Chicago Reader
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When: July 30-Aug. 24 2014
Price: $240-$375
I don't generally pay attention to ticket prices. I figure my job is to tell you what I saw at a given show, and how I took it, and leave you to decide whether it's worth the gate. But Cascabel is a special case. You may remember Cascabel from its first incarnation a little more than two years ago. Then as now, it was a collaboration among Lookingglass Theatre ensemble member Heidi Stillman, acrobatic artist Tony Hernandez, and chef-culinary entrepreneur Rick Bayless. They put together a sweet tale—very (very) much in the mode of Like Water for Chocolate—about the magical things that happen when a mysterious chef starts cooking at a small Mexican hotel. His ceviche drives people to ecstasies. His beef tenderloin in mole triggers gravity-defying trysts. Continue reading >>



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