Cake Walk

Written by:

Colleen Curran

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 1
  • Women: 5

Genre:

Comedy

Themes:

Community
Competition
Family
Friendship
Marriage
Ontario
Religion
Romance
Small Town
Tradition

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1984

Synopsis:

“Five unlikely contestants clash in a cake-baking contest on Canada Day in which each character gets his or her just desserts.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Sister Vivien Leigh Cleary: a nun in her mid to late 30s

Ruby Abel: about 40, an Akela

Tiffany Secord: age 22

Martha Britch: in her mid to late thirties

Augusta Connors Secord: about 50

Taylor Abbott: a bachelor in his late 30s

Loudspeaker

First Produced:

1984, Blyth Festival

Resources:

Cake Walk is available through the CPO website.

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