The Premier San Francisco
Bay Area Marionette Company
The Fratello Marionettes has produced timeless marionette shows since 1989. Puppeteer Kevin Menegus brings classic stories and vignettes to life through hand-crafted marionettes.
Want to know more about the history of puppetry in California?
Check out the new book from the founder of the Fratello Marionettes!
A Century of California Puppetry:
How the West was Strung
by Randal J. Metz & Kevin Menegus
Learn about California’s 100+ years of puppetry and the outstanding practitioners of the craft of entertaining with puppets. More than 180 biographies of theatrical performers, film and television artists, and technical innovators paired with historical photos illustrate the state’s rich heritage and unique creativity in this ancient art.