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A person's hip shot from behind. They have their hand resting on their hip. They are standing in front of a glittery gold background.
A person's hip shot from behind. They have their hand resting on their hip. They are standing in front of a glittery gold background.
 
 
 
Theatre  Cabaret  Comedy  

Cake Daddy

Fat is a verb. Come and gorge on Cake Daddy's slice o' vinyl disco heaven!
Presented by: Theatre Works and wreckedAllprods
 
3 – 10 Feb
Mon 7pm | Tue - Sat 9pm
Sun 2pm
Auslan Interpreted: Mon 4 Feb 7pm
Theatre Works, 14 Acland Street, St Kilda

A delicious new interactive banquet, Cake Daddy will plunge you belly deep inside the experience of fat/ness, exploring the fabulosity and fortitude required to step into the world as a fat person today. Fat is a verb. Come and gorge on Daddy's slice o' vinyl disco heaven!

Cake Daddy is about being fat in a fat-phobic world. It's about being proud of being fat: not apologising for taking up space, not trying to diet, not trying to change one's body size. The banquet introduces the GIRTHY and formidable, Cake Daddy: Yes, you may bow in his glittery presence.

Irish collaborators Ross Anderson-Doherty and Marty Byrne (To Build a Bear, Qabarett) team up with Australian wreckedAllprods duo Alyson Campbell and Lachlan Philpott (Bison, The Trouble with Harry, Colder, GL RY) to shake, slap and bake this wonderful, chequered Battenberg of a show at Theatre Works. The cherry on top of this international cake mix is the sublime artwork and costumes of Uruguayan artist Leho de Sosa.

The work has been in development in Australia and Ireland with the support of The British Council, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, The Australia Council and Outburst Queer Arts Festival.

Performed By: Ross Anderson-Doherty
Written By: Ross Anderson-Doherty and Lachlan Philpott
Directed By: Alyson Campbell
Composition and Sound Design By: Marty Byrne
Set, Costume and Graphic Design By: Leho De Sousa
Stage and Production Manager: Siobhán Barbour
Concept and Dramaturgy: Ross Anderson-Doherty, Siobhán Barbour, Alyson Campbell, Jonathan Graffam and Lachlan Philpott

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Please note: If your preferred performance is showing as sold out, please check the Theatre Works website for availability.

Nudity | Smoke/haze   For ages 16+


This event is supported by the British Council, Arts Council NI and The Australia Council
Sponsored by Arts Council of Northern Ireland and British CouncilSponsored by the Australia Council for the Arts

Wheelchair access Auslan interpreted Bar available 

When

3 – 10 Feb
Mon 7pm | Tue - Sat 9pm
Sun 2pm
Auslan Interpreted: Mon 4 Feb 7pm
Duration: 60 minutes
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Price

Full: $32
Group: $25 (min 6)
Conc: $27
Tightarse Tuesday: $25

Where

Theatre Works
14 Acland Street, St Kilda
Map - South
South: how to get there

Open PTV website to plan your trip 3a, 16, 96 to stop 135 | tram 12 to stop 143

  • NAB
  • Dan Murphy's
  • Jetstar
  • AGL
  • City of Melbourne
  • Corrs
  • PwC