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babirye bukilwa

Published by Nick Hern Books

0 Male 2 Female

It's one of those hot April evenings that feel like summer, and the heat is stifling in Sissy's London flat as she dances, unrestrained, beautiful, alive …

But when sixteen-year-old Eshe arrives, powerful emotions come to the surface – and the two women are locked in a dance where freedom clashes with duty

babriye bukilwa's play … cake is a psychological drama that asks if the cycle of generational trauma can ever be broken

Can queer, Black femmes find love and belonging when the soil beneath them – and the climate around them – is hostile?

It was first performed at Theatre Peckham, London, in 2021

REVIEWS

'Claustrophobic and thrilling... babirye bukilwa's two-hander explores themes of race, class and sexuality with extraordinary subtlety' ~ Independent

'Stunning' ~ The Stage

'A devastating and necessary watch ... Never before have I seen such a real portrayal of the trauma that is passed between generations' ~ A Younger Theatre

'Raw, uncompromising ... A dark, twisted psychological drama' London Theatre 1

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