Longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize, Hammering Near Glass is a brave and breathtaking neo-noir drama that looks into the dark heart of human need. Catch the show’s premiere at the Fringe Festival Barnstaple in June.
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What was the one experience that completely changed your life? What happened? How did it change your life?
The art of special effects and theatrical makeup is one that is often taken for granted. Some of the effects are very familiar: the pantomime dame, with a face that sinks a thousand ships, or Dr Who monsters that cause children to hide behind settees.
CAKE Productions has worked with a makeup and special effects artist on both their productions: to create a mask to enable an immediate transition from one character to another in ‘Devon and Demelza’, and, more recently, the scarring that results from self-harm injury.
To learn more about how these effects are achieved, take a look at our makeup artist’s website blog:
As invitations to audition for CAKE’s new production – ‘Hammering Near Glass’ – are set to be emailed, the team here at CAKE are taking a moment to reflect what it really means to ‘audition’, According to the Merriam Webster dictionary:
Definition of AUDITION
Origin of AUDITION
Wrapped up as we are in our new production, we are taking a moment out to reflect on our show that toured earlier this year. ‘DEVON and DEMELZA’ was a political satire inspired by the Devonwall proposal – a Conservative party attempt to transgress the Devon/Cornwall border for political gain. News in this morning:
‘Devonwall’ constituency proposal rejected by MPs