Bollywood Kitchen


Written & Performed by: Sri Rao

Directed by:Arpita Mukherjee

Produced by:  The Geffen Playhouse + HYPOKRIT THEATRE COMPANY



In this interactive production, filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao invites us to prepare a homemade Indian meal along with him, drawing on the recipes that were staples at his family’s table. As we join him in cooking these delicious dishes in our very own kitchens, Sri interweaves the story of his parents immigrating to America, the joy and nourishment that Bollywood musicals brought to his whole family, and the culinary traditions they shared.

Enjoy a delicious Indian meal with a spices & ingredients box delivered to your doorstep!

What Audiences Get:

  • A Bollywood Box, delivered by priority mail.
  • An Indian spice kit, ingredietns, and special surprises to cook along with Sri.

What’s in the Bollywood Box?

Included with the Chef’s Table and Bollywood Foodie levels, the Bollywood Box is shipped to your doorstep in advance of your performance. A shopping list of perishable items that are easy to find in your local grocery store will also be included to complete your dinner menu. Recipes serve four people.


  • Bollywood Popcorn
  • Mumbai Mule
  • Sri’s Signature Chicken Curry (Vegan substitution: Chana Masala)
  • Raita & Rice
  • Chocolate Chai Affogato

With premium spices, ingredients, and recipes: a $65 value!

Duration: 75 minutes, no intermission.

Platform: The Geffen Stayhouse


PDF of official website content:

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