Rivendell Theatre Ensemble ( RTE )Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the corewill add four performances to the run The Cake.
Eight performances have been added to the run, which must close June 2 at RTE, 5779 N. Ridge Ave.
The plot is as follows: Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina hometown, so she heads down south with her partner to ask Della, her late mother's best friend, to do the honors of making the wedding cake at her bakery. Della's cakes are legendary, even earning her a spot as a contestant on the "Great American Baking Show." She is overjoyed at Jen's request until she realizes there's not just one bride, but two, forcing her to re-examine some of her deeply held beliefs, as well as her own marriage in this timely play.
Admissionis $28-$38 each; call 773-334-7728 or visit RivendellTheatre.org .