Event The Cake Man
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Venue Parade Theatre (1969-1999), Kensington, NSW
First Date 1 July 1982
Last Date 3 July 1982
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "The narrative follows the story of a family, Ruby, Sweet William and their child Pumpkin Head, struggling to survive on a mission." Maryrose Casey. Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre 1967-1997. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2004.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Subjects Family
Indigenous Australian
Racism
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Shona Bernard Actor
Michael Carman Actor
Athol Compton Actor
Max Cullen Actor
Robert Faggetter Actor
Ross Hall Actor
Michelle Lanyon Actor
Graham Moore Actor
Teddy Phillips Actor
Justine Saunders Actor
George Shevtsov Actor
Corey Stewart Actor
Brian Syron Actor
Brian Syron Actor
John Clayton Circus Style Performer
Scott Roberts Designer
Robert Merritt Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Subesequently toured to the World Theatre Festival, Denver, Colorado, USA, Universal Theatre Melbourne for an extended season, and the Warana-Commonwealth Arts Festival, Edwards Street Theatre, Brisbane.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) CAKEMANRM
Flyer Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Book Casey, Maryrose. Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre 1967-1997. St Lucia: UQP. 2004
Event Identifier 12253