Premiere of "Cuban Chicken Soup When There's No More Café" at the Arsht Center

Explore the flavors of Miami through the heartfelt new play by Elena Maria Garcia and Stuart Meltzer, capturing life’s struggles with a touch of Cuban soul food.

Premiere of

Miami, FL – This May, the Arsht Center, in collaboration with Zoetic Stage, is thrilled to unveil the world premiere of "Cuban Chicken Soup When There's No More Café." This unique theatrical experience runs from May 2 through May 19 on select dates, inviting audiences into the vibrant and poignant world of Elena, a character who navigates the complexities of life with wit, resilience, and a bowl of Cuban chicken soup.

Written by acclaimed duo Elena Maria Garcia and Stuart Meltzer, the minds behind the hit play "¡FUÁCATA!," this new production promises another captivating blend of humor and drama. The story follows Elena as she grapples with unexpected challenges, finding comfort in her family's traditional recipes and the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.

Set against the backdrop of Miami's dynamic cultural scene, the play delves into themes of family, identity, and the healing power of food. Audiences are taken on a journey with Elena as she leans on the support of her mother and daughters, drawing strength from the spirited women of Miami's diverse communities.

"Cuban Chicken Soup When There's No More Café" is not just a play; it's a celebration of the human spirit, the warmth of Cuban culture, and the savory satisfaction of comfort food that sustains us through life's ups and downs. Don’t miss this heartfelt exploration of what it means to find solace and strength at the kitchen table.