Joni-Rae Carrack


Joni is a puppeteer. Dana is not. Dana is a Jew. Joni is not. 'Buttons' is a show about their journey to Auschwitz and the stories they discovered on the way.

Devised by Sort Of Theatre

Devised by Sort Of Theatre


Using a mixture of live performance, spoken word, shadow puppetry and object manipulation Joni and Dana attempt to recount the story of their 'sort of' holiday, whilst exploring the themes of memory, family and war.

Buttons was initially developed for the Little Angel Theatre's HATCH festival in 2014 and was subsequently commissioned for and premiered at the Little Angel Theatre's FIRST Festival 2017

Buttons was performed at the JW3, the Compass Theatre, Bossanyi Studios, The Space, Brighton Fringe Festival and the Pleasance Theatre (for the Suspense Festival)