The Devil You Know

Puppetry, Theater

About the Production

The Devil You Know is a tale of desperate deals, second chances and democracy's eternal promise of renewal. Stephen Vincent Benét’s classic American Faust fable The Devil and Daniel Webster, transformed with the help of dozens of marionettes, video projections and an original score by Erik Sanko.

Production Team And Cast

Conceived, Written and Directed by

Ping Chong

Assistant Director

Jesca Prudencio

Production Manager

Meghan Williams

Technical Director

Watoku Ueno

Set Design

Jessica Grindstaff

Lighting Design

Andrew Hill


Erik Sanko

Sound Design

Benjamin Furiga

Projection Design

Maya Ciarrocchi

Puppet Design

Oliver Dalzell and Erik Sanko


Jenny Campbell, Sabrina D’Angelo, Oliver Dalzell, Matthew Leabo, Marta Mozelle MacRostie, Edouard Sanko, Michael Schupbach, Ronny Wasserstrom, Anne Posluszny

Performance History


Under the Radar Festival, La MaMa ETC, New York, NY (January 2010)


La MaMa
Phantom Limb Company