El Paso Opera officials announced Wednesday that Bon Appétit! – originally planned for March 2020 and had to be cancelled due to the pandemic – will finally hit the stage in February.
Officials say that Bon Appétit! will be a Live-Streamed event via El Paso Opera’s YouTube channel on Saturday, February 6 at 7:30pm. Tickets to view the Live-Stream are $25 or pay-what-you-can.
“While we will have a suggested ticket price, ultimately the audience member is able to choose how much they pay,” officials shared. “If the suggested amount is too high, they can pay less. If they would like to cover someone else’s ticket or support El Paso Opera with a donation, they can give more!”
In addition, El Paso Opera is also offering treat add-on packages that will be available for pick-up or delivery the day of the show.
“We invite everyone to make a night of it and purchase one of these packages featuring local vendors,” opera officials added.
JUST JULIA, party of 1-$45- Charcuterie box, one beverage & one chocolate cupcake. Ticket to show must be purchased separately.
JULIA & FRIENDS, party of 2-$70 – Charcuterie box, two beverages & two chocolate cupcakes. Tickets to show must be purchased separately.
Charcuterie Boards provided by Classy Meets Modern. Boards will contain a variety of meats, cheese, fruit and nibblies. No substitutions or special requests. Cupcakes provided by Sweet Addictions.
Packages must be ordered in advance by February 1. Packages will be available for pickup on February 6 so they are fresh and ready to enjoy while you watch the show; pickup location to be announced. Delivery is available for $5, however it must be arranged in advance
“A party without cake is just a meeting.”-Julia Child
What is Bon Appétit!?
ACT 1 features a line-up of Opera, Art Songs & Broadway selections performed by El Paso Opera Resident Artists~all with the universal theme of food!
ACT 2 features Cherry Duke as iconic chef Julia Child! Let Cherry take you back to the days of Julia Child’s famous cooking show and watch her prepare a chocolate cake as only Julia can! The words of Bon Appétit! are Julia’s words–this is a transcription of the beloved Julia Child episode.
For more details on these events, visit the new El Paso Opera website.