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The Secret Ingredient


Time is tick, tick, ticking, as the restaurant opens soon. A perfectionist chef selects ingredients for a delectable sauce whilst the kitchenhand battles a clever little mouse as he struggles to keep the kitchen “squeaky” clean.

Amidst the raucous panic and miscommunication, the problems get worse and the stakes get higher and higher on the world’s tallest (and most precarious!) pile of dishes that drastically demand to be done, done, done!. Constantly outsmarted by the meddling mouse, these awkwardly slapstick clowns are destined to wreak havoc as they invoke a soufflé of uproarious laughter.

The Secret Ingredient is an all-ages comedy from the creator of award-winning smash-hit Chores. This show is an ambitiously disastrous and cleverly written circus smorgasbord that will have audiences belly laughing and stuck to the edge of their seats.

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts

Buy tickets to SCOOP!

This January we’ve got everything you want from summer in one sweet weekend at SCOOP!

Soak up the sun during the day and head lakeside for our epic line-up of ice cream and desserts with more world class circus, splash play and live music, and plenty more.

For those seeking summer fun with a bit of sizzle as the sun sets, head on down to Club SCOOP! our evening program of zany sideshows, cocktails and craft beers, where the naughty side of circus and cocktails collide.


SCOOP! is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

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