Warehouse Performing Arts Center: An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf

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( Fri., Nov. 6, 2015 - Sat., Nov. 21, 2015 )

watson, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius, NC 28031


No menu necessary at the world's greatest restaurant, the Café du Grand Boeuf in Paris. Why? "Because we have everything," headwaiter Claude admonishes waiter-in-training Antoine. On this hot July night in 1961, the two join waitress Mimi and the Chef awaiting the imminent arrival of Victor, the Café's owner and sole patron. But when "Monsieur" returns from the bullfights in Madrid, disheveled and morose, his wish is simple: to die of starvation at his own table. The frantic staff, whose very lives depend on Victor's appetite, try all means to change his mind, but to no avail. Finally, they make a last-ditch plea: Out of respect for their life's work, will he let them prepare one final meal — provided they leave it in the kitchen? Instead they will describe it, course by course, over a series ofempty platters. Victor reluctantly consents, and the "feast of adjectives and adverbs" begins.


Tickets include a complimentary beverage bar.

House opens 30 minutes prior to show time.


General Admission $20; Seniors/Students/Groups $15

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(704) 619-0429


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