Eating Their Words Serves Broadway to Foodies: Tasting Room and Del Posto Events

NEW YORK, NY March 27, 2008 -- Eating Their Words, reinventing the concept of "dinner theater" by wedding a seasoned chef with prominent playwrights for an integrated evening of new cuisine and new theater, follows its sold-out company premiere with an encore performance at 7 PM on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at the critically acclaimed Soho restaurant, The Tasting Room.

The unique event features Chef Colin Alevras's food and wine pairing. Collaborating with him are Pulitzer Prize finalist, playwright Theresa Rebeck (Broadway's Mauritius), and the exciting new voices of the American theater, Sam Forman and Amy Herzog. Featuring Tony Award winner, Frank Wood (Side Man), and Tony Award nominee, Isabel Keating (The Boy from Oz), joined by Maggie Lacey (Broadway's recent Inherit the Wind revival) and Austin Lysy (Shakespeare in the Park's A Midsummer Night's Dream). Artistic Director and Eating Their Words founder, Marlo Hunter, directs. The evening's theme is "Love and Food".

Eating Their Words additionally announces its Sunday, May 18, 2008 event at Mario Batali's Michelin starred restaurant, Del Posto, featuring Executive Chef and Partner, Mark Ladner, and playwright Annie Baker (the upcoming Body Awareness at The Atlantic). Collaborating playwrights and cast to be announced shortly.

Tickets for the April 29th event are extremely limited and can be purchased through the Eating Their Words website at VIP tickets ensure that attendees will be seated with a playwright or actor throughout the evening. Tickets for the Del Posto Event will be available for purchase in April.

A culinary treat, a cultural fix, and a supper-club social, Eating Their Words offers attendees the world premiere of three new plays written explicitly for their evening, coupled with the inherent theatricality of a one-of-a-kind meal inspired by the writers' work. The event's forum is the chef's restaurant. Eating Their Words was founded by Artistic Director and Manhattan-based director and choreographer, Marlo Hunter, to satiate her mutual love for theater and fine cuisine. The company will feature new plays and original menus at restaurants of note in and around Manhattan, monthly.