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A Midsummer Night’s Dream… A Puppet Epic! ()

Produced by

Shakey-Shake and Friends

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwrights: William Shakespeare and Tom McGee
Director: Sarah Bruckschwaiger


The Palmerston Public Library Theatre


July 5th, 2013 – July 14th, 2013


A light-hearted retelling of William Shakespeare’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”…with puppets!  A tale of love, magic, mischief, and fun in the tradition of the Muppets and Wishbone.
Oh, what fools these puppets be! (


Merritt Crews Anne / Titania
Jeff Dingle Marlowe / Bottom
Erin Eldershaw Donna / Helena
Scott Farley Paris / Demetrius
Michael Man Len / Lysander
Tom McGee Shakey-Shake / Oberon
Megan Miles Zip / Puck
Shira Taylor Lucy / Hermia

Creative Team

William Shakespeare Playwright
Tom McGee Playwright
Sarah Bruckschwaiger Director
Tom McGee Original Puppets
Sarah Bruckschwaiger Dramaturge


Darcy Stoop Stage Manager
Tom McGee Producer
Laura Moniz Producer
Laura Moniz Educational Producer
Graeme Black Robinson Postcard Design


Bonnie Thomson Venue Technician
Rebecca Vandevelde Venue Technician
Katherine Smith Festival Lighting Designer