The puppet performers speak, and supply dialogue for the scene. Audience volunteers are responsible for moving all aspects of the performer. It is important that the peformers get themselves engaged in physical activity. The performers must still create a scene with narrative.
A performer will create a song based on an audience offer. While the structure seems completely self explanatory there are lots of tips and tricks that can be used create a successful song. The performer need not have a musical theatre voice.
The Mangled Madrigal does not follow a narrative, although it may. A Mangled Madrigal is more of an exploration of sound. The host will assign a pithy aphorism, saying, slogan, catch phrase or euphemism to each performer.