From left, Bradly Atuba, Sally Vahle and Liz Mikel in ‘Cake Ladies’ at the Dallas Theater Center. (Photo courtesy DTC). Cake Ladies had an emotional punch that was both joyful and tearful highlighted by strong acting and dialogue.
DTC playwright in residence Jonathan Norton constructed a piece with robust Texas roots all placed in the conservative East Texas town of Cedar Oak.
So it’s no surprise that there’s much about Dallas Theater Center’s new show Cake Ladies that struck a familiar Lone Star chord.