DANCE THEATRE MINIMI'S 

CULINARY THEATRE /

DINNER FOR ONE...TWO...THREE

Valvesali

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. 

Table reservations

The party continues at the OuJeah! Festival Club at the Vanha Paloasema at 22.

Festival Performances

DON GNU /

A SNOWBALL'S CHANCE IN HELL

 

ALPO AALTOKOSKI /

BROTHERS

DANCE THEATRE MINIMI /

DINNER FOR ONE...TWO...THREE

STÉPHANIE DI GIUSTO /

THE DANCER

 

COMPAÑIA KAARI & RONI MARTIN /

ANNA KARENINA

JoJo - Oulu Dance Centre

Isokatu 16 C 20, 90100 Oulu,

Finland

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