Recommended for ages 15+
Coarse Language, Frightening Themes, References to Rape, Sexual References, Haze / smoke effects, Strobe Lighting Effects, Please note a lockout period applies. Latecomers may be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.
Booking Fee of up to $3.90 per transaction applies.
Revel in the unapologetic excess of a world gone mad in CAKE, a wicked satire exploring the perils of cancel culture and the power of reputation.
Join Marie Antoinette’s Royal Court and witness her scandalous cascade through orgies, alcohol and debauchery on the road to her inevitable beheading.
This provocative comedy serves as a deliciously dark exploration of morality as social currency and the consequences of our self-righteous pursuit of the moral high ground.
Emma Churchland (she/her) is a respected dramaturg and Teacher Artist based in Brisbane.
She currently serves as a sessional tutor and unit coordinator at QUT. Emma has directed and collaborated on numerous productions, making significant contributions to the local theatre scene, and working closely with a variety of talented artists.
Her production, “Things I’d Say To You,” garnered attention for its innovative approach to storytelling in Brisbane Festival. In addition to her teaching and creative endeavours, Emma has served as a creative consultant, offering guidance and structure to fellow artists in Brisbane.
Notably, she collaborated with The SUI Ensemble on the critically acclaimed production “La Silhouette,” which received a Matilda Award for Best Independent Production in 2019 and was performed at Battersea Arts Center in London and Brisbane Powerhouse. Emma is the Founder and CEO of IMRSE Theatre Company, who are Company in Residence at Metro Arts in 2024/2025.
Dan Gough (he/she/they) is a Meanjin-based director, performer, writer and producer.
He has developed and presented work spanning various artistic organisations from Brisbane Powerhouse to Battersea Arts Centre in London. Dan is the Artistic Director of IMRSE Theatre Company which are Company in Residents at Metro Arts in 2024/2025.
He co-wrote and directed CAKE at Metro Arts in 2023. Previous to this, he was the Founder and Artistic Director of The Sui Ensemble, directing their work ‘La Silhouette’, which won Best Independent Production at the Matildas in 2019. Dan is currently a sessional academic at QUT, teaching within the Drama Faculty, as well as a recognised Drag Queen and community builder.