Food & Drink

Drama at Sensorium's Dinner Table

Pop-Up Supper Theater in a Dome

sensorium pop-up supper theater!

“Dinner theater”: a phrase that conjures images of cruise ship murder mysteries, Vegas show girls, and lots of eye rolling.

But that all changes with Sensorium, a pop-up supper show taking place inside a geodesic dome for a limited run this spring.

Avant-garde dishes play the lead in this intimate theatrical production. Creator and chef Bryon Brown (Minibar, Cork, Artisa Kitchen supper clubs) presents a dozen experimental courses paired with wine and art vignettes.

Visually elaborate plates — brined duck breast with braised chestnuts and horseradish snow; sous vide rockfish with cubed rainbow cauliflower — are served by costumed actors in a choreography of music, lights, and action.

It really makes a scene.

Sensorium, East Lawn at The Yards Park, on the Capitol Riverfront, 10 Water Street Southeast (202-573-8197). Seatings: April 12-May 27. Tuesday-Thursday, 6 and 9 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets available online at sensoriumdc.com, $125-$150.

Photo: Stacey Viera / Courtesy of Sensorium

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The Yards Park, 10 Water St SE
Capitol Riverfront
Washington, DC 20003