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Rovero & Juliet ()

Produced by

The Manipulators

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: Allan Martin


The Palmerston Public Library Theatre


July 4th, 2013 – July 13th, 2013


The Bard’s greatest tragedy as it was orginally intended – with puppets and a happy ending! Can two feuding families – the Muttagues and the Catulets – be brought together by love? Find out in this hilarious adaption of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring an all-puppet cast of characters.
WARNING – this show includes the use of bananas. (


Allan Martin Billy Shakespeare / Cat Narrator / Rovero Muttague / Benvolio / Lord Catulet / Friar Lawrence / Nurse
Trish Leeper Mrs. Shakespeare / Dog Narrator / Rosaline / Juliet / Lady Muttague / Paris / Officer Bianca

Creative Team

Allan Martin Playwright
Trish Leeper Set Designer
Trish Leeper Puppet Design
Allan Martin Puppet Design
Noreen Young Puppet Design
Ronnie Burkett Puppet Design


Greg Inglehart Set Construction
Karen Phillips-Curran Scenic Painter
Trish Leeper Puppet Builder
Allan Martin Puppet Builder
Noreen Young Puppet Builder
Ronnie Burkett Puppet Builder
Tamara Vuckovic Stage Manager


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