Comedy. 10-15 minutes. 5-12+ females, 2-9+ males (14-50+performers possible). Suitable for upper elementary and older performers, and audiences of all ages.
Cake for the Queen is also available as part of It's Elementary! Twelve Short Plays for Upper Elementary Actors, a collection that may be produced in any order (and with any plays left out).
How can the King guarantee that his beloved Queen has the most delectable cake in all the land for her birthday? According to his royal advisor, you invite the entire town to participate in a cake-baking contest. But when the smartest person in the room may just be the one cleaning it, is everything and everyone truly as they appear, and will the Queen be able to have her cake and eat it too?