DANCE THEATRE MINIMI'S
CULINARY THEATRE /
DINNER FOR ONE...TWO...THREE
Fri 14.9. at 19
The evening consists of three mini plays which mix circus, dance, and theater, Between the plays the audience is served a three course menu that is related to the themes of the plays. The dinner features Antti Lahti and Liisa Ruuskanen.
Produced by: Riihimäki Theatre and Dance Theatre Minimi
Menu and Programme
Dinner for one
Miss Sophie’s Mulligatawny soup
Cauliflower, curry and red onion chutney
How will James the manservant manage the birthday dinner of Miss Sophie when all the invited guests are already de-ceased? Antti Lahti is James in this comedy sketch based on the short movie Dinner for one. He will toast on behalf of the ghosts.
Directing: Sanna Silvennoinen | Coreography: Antti Lahti & Sanna Silvennoinen | Costume design: Mirkka Nyrhinen | Set design: työryhmä ja Riihimäen Teatterin lavastamo | Music: Milt Hilton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, esit: Milt Hilton, Maria João Pires, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & James Levine | Performers on stage:James: Antti Lahti, Miss Sophie: Liisa Ruuskanen
Based on the original text ”Dinner for one” by Lauri Wylien.
Table for two
Chicken Cordon Bleu – totally passe!
Rustic chicken, prosciutto di Parma, pea pyre and mushroom veloute
Table for two is a theatrical swing report about events that led to entry bans for life to a certain restaurant. In this screw-ball encounter two gourmets tell their own versions of what transpired during the meal with no shortage of surprising moves.
Script and directing: Johanna Keinänen | Costume design: Mirkka Nyrhinen | Coreography: työryhmä | Music: Fletcher Allen – Count Basie – Django Reinhart, esit: Hot Sugar Band | Sound effects: Matti Vanha-Viitakoski | Performers on stage: Petronella, Doris Linna: Liisa Ruuskanen / Rupert, Einar | Kantor: Antti Lahti
Cooking for three
White chocolate ganache, blackcurrant and liquorice
Lady Lahja invites her adult children to a final meal. Cooking for three reveals her gastronomic secrets, including how she has brought up her children with rather odd recipes instead of love.
Script and directing: Taru Kivinen | Costume design: Mirkka Nyrhinen | Music: Pjotr Tsaikovski, esit: London Symphony Orchestra | Performers on stage: Liisa Ruuskanen and two members from the audience
The menu can be made lactose free and gluten-free. The vegetarian option and other special diets are taken into account in advance.
Duration: 2,5 h.
Dinner card: 50-65€ (includes dinner card and a possible wine package)
Dinner card reservations electronically via the form on the link.
The party continues at the OuJeah! Festival Club at the Vanha Paloasema at 22.