Rose Friedman has been working in theater since she was a young child. She studied at the Moscow Art Theater and New School University. She has worked as a performer and workshop leader with Bread and Puppet Theater for the last 15 years, and is a founding member of Modern Times Theater and Vermont Vaudeville. She sings traditional American music, and plays the baritone horn and the ukulele.
Justin Lander is a performer, puppeteer, musician, and cheap artist. He studied performance art, improvisational theater, and neuroscience at Bates College. He has worked as a full time touring member of the Bread and Puppet Theater. He is a founding member of Modern Times Theater and Vermont Vaudeville. He plays the cornet and upright bass, and specializes in novelty instruments such as the slide whistle, the bicycle pump and the human xylophone.