|Billy Twinkle: Requiem for a Golden Boy: Reviews [read full reviews]|
"A masterpiece. Billy Twinkle brings us a world class master at the peak of his powers."
“A pinch-me moment of extraordinary technical virtuosity…fabulous.”
"Billy Twinkle is an exquisite, captivating show"
“Ronnie Burkett is simply one of the geniuses of world theatre and a Canadian cultural treasure. The sheer talent and extraordinary physical dexterity on display are formidable…superb intelligence, marvelous craft and delicious humour of a masterful artist at the height of his powers.”
“Ronnie Burkett turns the laser gaze of his steely skills as an artist on himself, and the result is just as magical as anything this master puppeteer has ever created.”
“Billy Twinkle: Requiem for a Golden Boy is a thing of beauty, carved out with love, compassion and humility.”
“What Burkett does is theatre art of the highest order; his technical skills with the strings and controls of his puppets are legendary…his control of narrative and his understanding of drama is exquisite.”
“This is no ordinary puppetry, and no ordinary story. Ronnie Burkett has created
“Ronnie Burkett’s Theatre of Marionettes is one of the great wonders and joys of the modern theatre world and this show, one of Burkett’s most personal, is surely one of his best-ever. Full of compassion, humour and technical virtuosity, this is an extraordinary creation.”
“It takes just minutes of watching Ronnie Burkett’s Billy Twinkle to realize you are in the presence of genius. There is so much that dazzles and mesmerizes in Requiem For a Golden Boy, it’s difficult to know what to applaud most…simply mindboggling.”