Growing up in a vegetarian family, Tara Austen Weaver never thought she’d stray. But as an adult, she found herself in poor health and, after trying cures of every kind, a doctor finally ordered her to eat meat. Warily, she ventured into the butcher shop, and as the man behind the counter wrapped up her first-ever chicken, she found herself intrigued. Eventually, he dared her to cook her way through his meat counter.
Famed singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester stars in her new musical about romance and longing in small-town America in the 1950s. Based on the novel by Bernice Rubens, with music by Melissa Manchester, book by Jeffrey Sweet, and lyrics by Jeffrey Sweet and Melissa Manchester.