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The Daisy Theatre ()

Produced by

Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes

Creator: Ronnie Burkett
Music: John Alcorn
Lyrics: John Alcorn


Factory Studio Theatre


February 12th, 2014 – February 23rd, 2014

Awards & Nominations

2014 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding Costume Design


Inspired by the illegal underground “daisy” puppet shows of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and the beginnings of cabaret in Paris, The Daisy Theatre blends improvisation and variety acts with music, monologues, and morality tales. (


Ronnie Burkett Performer

Creative Team

Ronnie Burkett Creator
John Alcorn Music
John Alcorn Lyrics
Ronnie Burkett Costume Designer
Ronnie Burkett Set Designer
John Alcorn Sound Designer
Cathy Nosaty The Franz and Schnitzel theme music Composer
Terri Gillis Artistic Associate


Laura Hubert The Daisy Theatre Theme Song Singer


Terri Gillis Production Manager
Crystal Salverda Stage Manager
John Lambert Associate Producer
Ronnie Burkett Marionettes Builder
Kim Crossley Costumes
Angela Talbot Puppet Builder
Gemma James-Smith Puppet Builder
Marcus Jamin Puppet Builder
Gil Garratt Puppet Builder
Martin Herbert Puppet Builder
Robin Fisher Shoes and Accessories
Camellia Koo Shoes and Accessories
Luman Coad Marionette Controls
Robbie Buttinski Majordomo
Daisy Padunkles Majordomo
Mike Kukucska The Daisy Theatre Stage Creator and Devisor
Eric James Ball "The Max Bümchen Orchestrale" Pit Band Devisor and Builder
Noreen Young "The Max Bümchen Orchestrale" Puppet Sculpter
Alejandro Santiago Photography


Bryan Eaton Venue Technician