Event The Cake Man
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Venue Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Umbrella Event World Theatre Festival
First Date 1982
Dates Estimated No
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." Casey, Maryrose. Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre 1967-1997. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 2004.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Black Theatre
Subjects Family
Indigenous Australian
Name Function Notes
Robert Merritt Director
Brian Syron Director
Robert Merritt Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information After Colorado Brian Syron planned to take the production to Cherokee in the Smokey Mountains of Georgia and its 2000 seat amphitheatre. He also was in negotiations to perform it at the Kennedy Centre, Washington. See 'National Times' 27 June 1982 p. 29.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) CAKEMANRM
Event Identifier 94050