WHAT IS THE BAKE-OFF, ANYWAY?

Created by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, the Bake-Off is a community playwriting event in which participants are given a list of “ingredients” surrounding a theme to incorporate into their play to inspire creativity.

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Love Never Dies In Memory: A Post-Electric Bake-Off

2022 BAKE-OFF INGREDIENTS:
This year’s ingredients for HVSF’s Bake-Off were inspired by our 2022 season. Please incorporate at least THREE of these in your play:

  • Romeo & Juliet at age 8
  • Romeo & Juliet at 16
  • Romeo & Juliet at 64
  • Warring parents
  • A pharmacist
  • A lusty chaperone
  • A poison like chloroquine phosphate
  • An early morning
  • A popular television show from the 1990s
  • A jingle from a commercial from your childhood
  • Two scenes set 75 years apart
  • A musical number
  • An unconventional lighting instrument

Questions? See our Bake-Off FAQs or email bakeoff@hvshakespeare.org.