Buffoonery and slapstick for Christmas
The Maltese panto is the only theatrical show that attracts sizable audience every Christmas. TEODOR RELJIC discovers why.
The full Montanaro | Alan Montanaro
Alan Montanaro is best known, dressed in drag, for his panto performances as The Dame, but he’s also vocal about all things theatre, censorship… and the importance of helping...
'Exposing the absurdities of modern life'

Following their take on Guze Stagno’s debut novel Inbid Ta’...

Following their take on Guze Stagno’s debut novel...

Theatre | Mrs Warren’s Profession

MADC brings to life Bernard Shaw’s saucy comedy about the inimitable Mrs Kitty Warren.

MADC brings to life Bernard Shaw’s saucy comedy...

'A guaranteed spectacle'

Teodor Reljic speaks to Felix Busuttil, director of YADA’s dance spectacular Michael Jackson Forever: YADA’s Tribute to the King of Pop, set to...

Teodor Reljic speaks to Felix Busuttil, director of...

PHOTOS | Frankenstein

See photos of the new Danny Boyle production, transmitted to St James Cavalier from London's National Theatre.

See photos of the new Danny Boyle production, transmitted...

'Hell is other people'

In a daring move, the young production company Troupe 18:45 will be putting up a production of Jean Paul Sartre’s enduring but intellectually hefty...

In a daring move, the young production company Troupe...

Theatre | Pupu Fil-Bahar

Following a successful adaptation of Guze Stagno’s Inbid ta’ Kuljum, KAST will once again dip into contemporary Maltese literature for...

Following a successful adaptation of Guze Stagno’s...

'Hell of a production' | Frankenstein

In what is set to be a piece of searing, dark spectacle, St James Cavalier will screen a unique theatrical rendition of Frankenstein, brought to life by...

In what is set to be a piece of searing, dark spectacle,...

Watch Don Quixote live from Moscow

The Eden Cinemas will be screening a stunning rendition of the ballet, Don Quixote, live from the Bolshoi Opera in Russia this Sunday at 17:00.

The Eden Cinemas will be screening a stunning rendition...

'We have never yet put up a play which is so funny' - Pierre Stafrace

Theatre anon’s latest production in bound to ruffle a few...

Theatre anon’s latest production in bound to ruffle...

Keeping Up Appearances | Interview

Over the first weekend of March, comedy specialists Mellow Drama will bring a beloved (or is that despised?) creation to life, as Steve Casaletto directs Roy...

Over the first weekend of March, comedy specialists...

Osama The Hero | Interview

Teodor Reljic speaks to MADC’s artistic director Adrian Buckle about Osama The Hero, a challenging new production playing  at St James Cavalier.

Teodor Reljic speaks to MADC’s artistic director...

Confronting modern terror

The ‘scared and ignorant’ English masses, often seen as a by-product of a sensationalising post-9/11 culture, are the target of Osama the Hero,...

The ‘scared and ignorant’ English masses,...

Chinese artists shine at MCC

On the occassion of the Valletta Chinese Spring Festival 2011, the Mediterranean Conference Centre in collaboration with the China Cultural Centre is once...

On the occassion of the Valletta Chinese Spring Festival...

Theatre | Dingle Bells, Malcolm Smells

Fancy something different this Christmas? Malta’s favourite trio of comedy boy-men might just have the thing for you. Over December 26, 29 and 30 and...

Fancy something different this Christmas? Malta’s...

Yada to pay tribute to King of Pop in up-coming annual show

Yada dance company will be celebrating its 26th anniversary this year with a...

Yada dance company will be celebrating its 26th...

Theatre | Speed The Plow

Director Lino Farrugia takes on David Mamet’s rapid-fire satire Maleth’s production of Speed-the-Plow, brought to life at the Manoel Theatre over...

Director Lino Farrugia takes on David Mamet’s...

A win-win scenario

Not content to rest on their laurels, Masquerade Theatre Company, fresh from a run of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, will be presenting 13 the...

Not content to rest on their laurels, Masquerade Theatre...

What the hell just hit me…?

Malcolm Galea’s Revenance is the story of Magnus Coffinkey, who plummets to his death from a gargoyle-studded bell-tower. However, owing to a freak...

Malcolm Galea’s Revenance is the story of Magnus...