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Cookin'

PMC Production Co. and Broadway Asia
from Seoul, South Korea

October 26 – 27, 2022
Recommended Grades
Grades 2 – 6
Price
Students: $2
Chaperones: $5
What Kind of Show?
Physical theater with live music; wacky and thunderous
Running Time
85 minutes with no intermission
Venue
The New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

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About the Show

What’s Cookin’? The explosive percussion show that sliced, diced and banged its way across the globe is back at the New Victory! Working against the clock to prepare a wedding feast, four zany chefs make a manic menu of nonstop, high-speed action that whips up into an all-you-can-eat frenzy of martial arts and Korean samul nori drumming. Every utensil (yes, even the kitchen sink!) becomes an ingredient in a recipe for havoc and heart-pounding rhythms so irresistible, you’ll be ready for a second hilarious helping!

Skillful, high-energy, silly good fun

The New York Times

Did You Know?

  1. Yes, that is real food on stage! If you’re seated in the first few rows of the orchestra, look out for surprise snacks flying your way.
  2. Don’t try this at home. The plate-throwing, fruit-juggling, knife-wielding, fire-breathing performers of Cookin’ are all professionals with years of practice and safety training.
  3. Happy 25th Anniversary, Cookin’! As the longest-running show in South Korean history, Cookin’ has been performing and touring internationally since 1997, including a run at the New Victory in 2003.

About the Company

Three years into Cookin’s skyrocketing success, PMC Production Co. opened their own theater—South Korea’s first-ever venue dedicated to a single show. They now operate three exclusive theaters in South Korea and another in Bangkok, Thailand. There’s even a Cookin’-themed hotel! Together with their producing partner, Broadway Asia, they’ve toured Cookin’  to 57 countries around the world, delighting over 12 million people and decimating over a million vegetables along the way.

Creative Team

Producers
Seung Whan Song, Kwang Ho Lee

Director
Seung Whan Song

Composer
Dongjun Lee

Percussion Director
Kicheol Cho

Choreographer
Oksoon Kang

Scenic Designers
Dongwoo Park, Sookjin Seo

Lighting Designers
Jonghwa Park, Yunyoung Koo

Sound Designers
Kiyoung Kim, Jaehyun Park

Costume Designer
Heeju Kim

Martial Arts
Kyewhan Park, Jamie Guan

Magic Tricks
Jungwoo Kim

Cooking Skills
Yosub Choi