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Canadian puppetmaster brings uniquely interactive show to Vancouver

Order of Canada recipient Ronnie Burkett aims to draw his audience into a fully immersive experience in his show Forget Me Not, which runs until March 1.

Order of Canada recipient Ronnie Burkett breaks down barriers with audience in Forget Me Not

Canadian puppet master goes interactive with new show

3 years ago
Duration 3:11
Canadian puppeteer Ronnie Burkett welcomed CBC News for a behind-the-scenes look of his newest theatrical show 'Forget Me Not'

Canadian puppetmaster Ronnie Burkett is in Vancouver with his troupe of handmade marionettes for the next month.

The Order of Canada recipient's new show offers audiences a one-of-a-kind interactive experience with his puppets, giving them the chance to hold the marionettes and influence the story.

Burkett spoke to CBC News about the creative inspiration behind Forget Me Not, his "theatrical love letter."


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