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The Daisy Theatre

Ronnie Burkett (Toronto) | For ages 19+

MAR 21 – APR 9, 2017

Historic Theatre

Returning after three sold out runs, don’t miss your chance to see the production The Georgia Straight called “one of the best shows you’ll ever see.” Each performance will be different, daring, ridiculous, and on the edge in the hands of renowned puppeteer provocateur Ronnie Burkett and his resident company of over 40 marionettes. But no two performances will be the same, making this a performance to see more than once! Ask the box office about our “see it twice price.” For ages 19+

THE DRAW: “It’s some of the funniest, most brilliant theatre you’ll ever be lucky enough to see” — The Province

Burkett delivers hilarity and vulgarity, catharsis and pathos, all via papier-mâché.” – Andrea Warner, The Georgia Straight

A tour de force performance” – Baird Blackstone, Broken Leg Reviews


Mar 21, 8PM: Opening Night
Mar 22 – 26, 28 – 31 & Apr 1 – 2, 4 – 9: 8PM

Artist Talkbacks:
Mar 22, 28 & Apr 4: 8PM

Running Time:
90 – 120 minutes, no intermission

Production Sponsor: 1314_website_template_vertical_sponsorlogos_rosedale



Marionette, Costume and Set Design by Ronnie Burkett
Music and Lyrics and Sound Design by John Alcorn
Production Manager / Artistic Associate: Terri Gillis
Stage Manager: Crystal Salverda
Associate Producer: John Lambert
Costumes: Kim Crossley
Puppet Builders: Angela Talbot, Gemma James-Smith, Marcus Jamin, Jesse Byiers,
with Gil Garratt and Martin Herbert
Shoes and Accessories: Robin Fisher and Camellia Koo
Marionette Controls: Luman Coad
Majordomos: Robbie Buttinski and Daisy Padunkles

What People are Saying

Wouldn't miss it! Ronnie is superb! Now to see h...

Wouldn’t miss it! Ronnie is superb! Now to see how many others I can introduce to his art.

-- Louise Booth
People talk about triple threat performers. Ronni...

People talk about triple threat performers. Ronnie Burkett is well beyond even that. Voice, puppetry, crafting, story, gravity, insight, humour: I can think of no equals.

-- Stephen Elliott-Buckley

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