Arsenic & Old Lace – some thoughts

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I never thought the words “let’s send him to Panama” would inspire such hilarity. Context is everything, of course. In this case the context involved actor Colin Fitz in the role of the mad Teddy Brewster who is labouring under the impression that he’s President Theodore Roosevelt and that the basement beneath his house is […]

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Arsenic & Old Lace – the Malta production

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Hailed as one of the greatest screwball comedies ever made, Arsenic & Old Lace is finally being staged by MADC in Malta later this month.  Joe Depasquale, who will be playing the role of Jonathan Brewster, gave me some insights about his role in the production. Arsenic & Old Lace is the one production that […]

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MADC presents The Bacchae: some thoughts

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Mind-blowingly beautiful, seductive and terrifying. He is Kurt Castillo’s Dionysos in MADC’S production of The Bacchae, currently showing at the MITP in Valletta. I’d been hearing good reports about this production all through last weekend. But it took me a while to actually secure my ticket, mainly because I have to admit that Greek tragedies arent my typical cuppa. […]

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