A purely Victorian send-up, or totally relatable satire?

Oscar Wilde Teatru Manoel

Oscar Wilde, the ultimate wag, lands at Teatru Manoel with The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the playwrights most widely-lauded scripts. With the tagline ‘A Trivial Comedy for Serious People‘, you don’t need to be a committed Wildian to… Read moreA purely Victorian send-up, or totally relatable satire?

Teatru Malta 2020: Sunny With A Chance Of Awesome

Teatru Malta programme

Teatru Malta 2020 proposes some exciting ideas. Will expectations be met? The Teatru Malta 2020 programme, launched Friday at Spazju Kreattiv, quotes a 75% audience attendance that, if accurate, points towards Malta’s national theatre company making considerable inroads into one… Read moreTeatru Malta 2020: Sunny With A Chance Of Awesome

These guys built a massive musical instrument for ŻiguŻajg

Gabriel Caruana Hoss il Hsejjez

And anyone who visits Ħożż il-Ħsejjes exhibition can have a go on it! By the clicking of our thumbs, something different this way comes. This year’s ŻiguŻajg Children’s Festival includes an interactive exhibition and installation – Ħożż il-Ħsejjes – which… Read moreThese guys built a massive musical instrument for ŻiguŻajg

‘Every child is different and this is 100% acceptable’

JamBoy Ziguzajg

Chiara Hyzler is directing JamBoy, part of the ŻiguŻajg Children’s Festival. She explains how the play targets the competitive element we foster in today’s students. What was your first reaction when you read the script?  As a member of the… Read more‘Every child is different and this is 100% acceptable’

‘If you run an education system that suppresses creativity, don’t be surprised when that’s what it does’

ŻiguŻajg‘s Jamboy takes to task the current school system. With more focus being placed on learning things by rote and studying for exams rather than for actual learning the subject, playwright Denise Mulholland feels that it is no surprise that… Read more‘If you run an education system that suppresses creativity, don’t be surprised when that’s what it does’

‘Mozart’s music literally changed my life’

Ensemble DeNOTE Manoel Theatre

Ensemble deNOTE founder and pianist John Irving shares some thoughts ahead of the Mozart-themed performance taking place at Teatru Manoel that will feature an actual Broadwood. Ensemble deNOTE made waves across the UK for bringing 18th-century music to 21st audiences… Read more‘Mozart’s music literally changed my life’

After street performances, Min Hi to hit Realto stages

Teatru Malta Min Hi

‘Certain demographics are not exposed to art, and do not distinguish between an artistic statement and reality’ Reuben Zahra, the artistic director and composer behind Teatru Malta‘s upcoming stage production Min Hi? explains he has always been fascinated by grotesque… Read moreAfter street performances, Min Hi to hit Realto stages