Love, lust & Lynching in Fuente Ovejuna

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When I read the description of LL&L in FO (I refuse to type the whole damn thing twice), the first thing that struck me was that dreaded phrase: audience participation. Sure, the plot sounded fine and all – a bunch of villagers revolt against their sadistic dictator. Very Colonel Ghaddafi meets Louis de Bernieres, I though […]

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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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