2013 in review | Culture: change, backtracking and bounty
Looking back at some of the most significant cultural events in 2013, we note that ‘if you want something done right, you better do it yourself’ may be the best adage local...
Christmas comedy crew hits the Salesian stage
We speak to Marc Cabourdin, Wesley Ellul and Chris Dingli as they prep for The Christmas Comedy Cavalcade: a brand new live sketch act which will debut at the Teatru Salesjan,...
Local dramatherapist helps children in Romania

Travelling with an international group of fellow dramatherapists, Lou Ghirlando...

Travelling with an international group of fellow...

German artist Jonathan Meese wins Nazi salute case

German artist who performed Nazi salute in ‘artistic gesture’ acquitted of...

German artist who performed Nazi salute in ‘artistic...

Fun in the garden, courtesy of Bill | Much Ado About Nothing

Despite its imperfections, MADC’s take on William Shakespeare’s Much Ado...

Despite its imperfections, MADC’s take on William...

Love is nothing to be frightened of (or is it?) | Malcolm Galea and Faye Paris

Malcolm Galea and Faye Paris speak to us about their take on William Shakespeare’s enduring reluctant-lover couple: Benedick and Beatrice from Much Ado About...

Malcolm Galea and Faye Paris speak to us about their take...

Keeping the political personal | Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor

Next week, the Phoenicia Ballroom in Valletta will host a landmark of Israeli...

Next week, the Phoenicia Ballroom in Valletta will host a...

The summer of Malta’s first contemporary circus

We speak to the international band of performers who will be helping to...

We speak to the international band of performers who will...

The evil that men do | Leah Whitaker

We chat to Leah Whitaker, who will be taking on the controversial role of Petruchio in The Globe’s all-female production of William Shakespeare’s...

We chat to Leah Whitaker, who will be taking on the...

Stomping out of the island | Francesca Grima

‘No man is an island’ – John Donne’s now-cliché line will be given...

‘No man is an island’ – John Donne’s now-cliché...

Maltese theatre grows up | Marco Galea

While we may not have a figure to match the late, great Francis Ebejer, local theatre historian Marco Galea tells us that we should be optimistic about the...

While we may not have a figure to match the late, great...

Dance students fuse talents with technology

We speak to Ilaria Zammit and Nicola Tanti, two second year Dance Studies...

We speak to Ilaria Zammit and Nicola Tanti, two second year...

Freed from the zoo and heading for new horizons

Former member of Malta’s most popular comedy troupe Zoo says that while the...

Former member of Malta’s most popular comedy troupe Zoo...

Giggling to the altar… or are they?

What is it with wedding-themed plays lately? We review MADC's romantic comedy, now playing at St James Cavalier.

What is it with wedding-themed plays lately? We review...

Let’s talk about sex | Steve Hili

Radio personality Steve Hili takes to the (intimate) stage at Splendid, Strait Street, Valletta with Sex Confessions of Maltese Man – a show that does what...

Radio personality Steve Hili takes to the (intimate) stage...

Dreaming of a home-grown circus | Chris Dingli and Sean Buhagiar

Could Malta have its own bonafide contemporary circus? Given that we have very...

Could Malta have its own bonafide contemporary circus?...

Home is where the hurt is | Marcelle Theuma

We speak to theatre director Marcelle Theuma, who will be taking the helms of a...

We speak to theatre director Marcelle Theuma, who will be...

One big beautiful mess | Elektra Anastasi

We speak to actress Elektra Anastasi about her role in Elizabeth Coleman’s...

We speak to actress Elektra Anastasi about her role in...

Written in the stars… or is it? | Philip Leone-Ganado

Something of a ‘tender epic’ of a play, Nick Payne’s two-hander about a...

Something of a ‘tender epic’ of a play, Nick Payne’s...

Multitudes live within us | Alan Paris and Nanette Brimmer

She was a transvestite who miraculously survived both the Nazi and the Stasi...

She was a transvestite who miraculously survived both the...