'Cake Daddy: A Symposium on Grief,' the brand-new play by local playwright Jake Leiberton, premieres at xBk on April 24th and 25th. This dark comedy follows Catherine, a widow who recently lost her husband to brain cancer, through the five stages of loss. Catherine's children, best friend, and anthropomorphic television set try to grapple with Catherine's grief as she phases through dreams, delusions, and the aching reality of absence. In an effort to stake claim over her husband's death and find closure, Catherine bakes his ashes into a cake replica of him. Starring Gabriela Fuentes, Kate Gordon, Daniel Williams, Tahzhae Wilder, Madison Green, and Jerod Packard. Tickets $12 pre-sale/$18 DOS.