year the MADC is taking Shakespeare back to the Opera House in Valletta for the first time since World War
'A Midsummer Nights' Dream', which is part of
the Malta Arts Festival organised by the Malta Council for Culture and the
Arts, will take place on the 25 th, 27th, 28th
and 29th July.
production is being directed by Chris Gatt and co-directed by Denise
Mulholland. The set is being designed by installation artist Pierre Portelli
and costumes are being constructed by Lilliana Portelli and Pierre Stafrace.
The production also boasts original music by musician and composer Alex Vella
Gregory which will be performed live by the Zizza Ensemble. Choreography is by
The cast includes
Edward Mercieca, Pia Zammit, Manuel Cauchi, Isabella Attard, Jean Marc Agius
Cafà, Faye Paris, Matthew Gatt, Nerissa Pace, Coryse Borg, Alan Montanaro,
Paula Fleri-Soler, Wesley Ellul, David Ellul Mercer, Lino Mallia and Martin
Tickets for 'A
Midsummer Nights' Dream' may be purchased from Agenda, Exotique, Newskiosk and
Bookends. Apart from the usual seats, there will also be a 'standing up'
section, with tickets at only Lm 2, which will allow people to actually be in
the thick of the action.
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