The Addams Family Malta is about to hit and Nadia Vella promises to make the ultimate Wednesday She loves all colours, as long as they're black. Not 'very smiley', is a lover of all things dark and is not afraid to be different. Oh yes, and she was also born on a Wednesday, just for extra dramatic effect. Ladies and gents, meet Nadia Vella, the new Wednesday Addams who … [Read more...] about WATCH: ‘There’s no easy way to define normal, it’s so subjective’
Sometimes, you just want to go to theatre to be entertained with a fail-proof narrative with the tried and tested lines of a classic. Guilty as charged, and Malta's theatre scene often provides. As long as the beloved classic is in the hands of a cast and crew that is up to it, of course. Happily, this was certainly the case with yesterday's opening of that Oscar Wilde … [Read more...] about Theatre Review: The Importance of Being Earnest
Teatru Malta's L-Interrogazzjoni is scripted by a writer who is no stranger to controversy. Writer Alfred Buttigieg is no stranger to creating controversy, and Teatru Malta's L-Interrogazzjoni promises to add more. I'm sure that by now he gets tired of every single interview rehashing this little gem, but it was Buttigieg's pen that was behind the booklet Dik … [Read more...] about WATCH: A murder, a cover-up… sounds familiar?
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 know that you're in for a good ride. Expect cutting satire that may have been written with the Victorian society in mind, but that … [Read more...] about A purely Victorian send-up, or totally relatable satire?
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 of its main objectives: taking theatre to bigger audiences. I do feel that the biggest … [Read more...] about Teatru Malta 2020: Sunny With A Chance Of Awesome