Chop Chef – <br/>Online Watch Party

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Chop Chef –
Online Watch Party

Venue Online
Dates 16 July 2021
Category Digital Screening

Riverside Theatres Digital presents Blush Opera’s
CHOP CHEF – ONLINE WATCH PARTY
by Julie Koh and Paul Smith

The critically acclaimed show Chop Chef was a hit when it came to Riverside in April 2021 and we are excited to be offering an exclusive Online Watch Party on our Riverside Theatres Digital platform. You will be able to stream this gem by Blush Opera while enjoying an interactive live chat with members of the creative team. A fantastic opportunity for a behind-the-scenes insight into the making of the show and have all your questions answered. This is a one time only event, you will not have access to the show on demand afterwards.

Chat live with:
Directors Kenneth Moraleda & Nicole Pingon
Set & Costume Designer Keerthi Subramanyam
Tenor Gavin Brown who plays ‘Andy’
Representing Blush Opera will be Co- Artistic Director Jermaine Chau

Chop Chef is a dark, satirical comedy where six contestants from around Australia enter the cooking battle field of a fictional reality television series Chop Chef. Faced with unusual and extreme cooking challenges, Kitty, Tom, Andy, Victoria, Kale and Renée must compete to remain alive in the game and avoid facing the chop – literally.

The shiny kitchen arena is watched over by three omnipresent judges who decide the fate of each contestant but not all is as it seems and some contestants start to question the forces that bind them to their contracts. Perhaps the tables will turn…

This new Australian opera mashes together flavours of Masterchef and Hunger Games on the operatic stage where reality television can be pushed to its absurd conclusions. In thrilling arias and melodramatic ensembles, each contestant is stretched to their limit and will stop at nothing to be the last chef standing. In the game of Chop Chef, there is only one rule – eat or be eaten. Are you ready to join our Watch Party audience?

Please click here for the Chop Chef Program.


Book tickets on this page for the Online Watch Party on Youtube. If you’re looking for the On Demand offering click here.

How You Can Access
This production was filmed live at Riverside Theatres in April 2021 and we are holding an Online Watch Party on Friday 16 July 2021 at 7:30pm into your home. The link will be available on this date only and will be streamed on YouTube and will not be available to view online after the event.
You are welcome to share and watch the performance as a group or couple. But if you are going to share the online version with your family or a group in your household, please consider that when purchasing your household ticket.

There is no transaction fee for this performance.

Please Note:
This stream contains Subtitles Subtitles

Performance Warnings: 
Chop Chef satirises racist and cultural attitudes and tropes, and therefore contains material that may be confronting to some audience members. This production includes strong language, adult themes, misogyny, sexual references, suicide and death.


Need Help?
If you’re having issues connecting to our stream, click here to download our Streaming FAQ’s to help you.


This project has been supported through a City of Parramatta Council Creative Economy Grant

Promotional Photography by: Georgina Koureas
Production Photography by: David Hooley

CREATIVE TEAM:

Conductor Luke Spicer

Directors Kenneth Moraleda & Nicole Pingon

Set & Costume Designer Keerthi Subramanyam

Lighting Designer Kate Baldwin

Video Designer Susie Henderson

Production Manager Tyler Fitzpatrick

Creative Consultant Courtney Stewart

Associate Music Director Antonio Fernandez

CAST:

Gavin Brown

Benjamin Caulkwell

Jermaine Chau

Lisa Cooper

Ayako Ohtake

Nick Geddes

As you stream this gem by Blush Opera while enjoying an interactive live chat with members of the creative team. A fantastic opportunity for a behind-the-scenes insight into the making of the show and have all your questions answered. This is a one time only event, you will not have access to the show on demand afterwards.

Chat live with:
Directors Kenneth Moraleda & Nicole Pingon
Set & Costume Designer Keerthi Subramanyam
Tenor Gavin Brown who plays ‘Andy’
Representing Blush Opera will be Co- Artistic Director Jermaine Chau

   

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