Rockestra 2018

‘La Lupa’ (The She-Wolf)

Giovanni Verga’s masterpiece, “La Lupa”, is set to come to life in a production staged by the Gozo Creative Theatre Club, based on David Lan’s “The She-Wolf”, an English-language adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company. 



This compelling drama of love and loss starts with jovial dancing and singing which slowly builds up tension by gradually developing into a battle of wills for the three main characters: Nanni, Pina and Mara, fighting their Christian beliefs along with their temptations, culminating in a decisive ending. Nanni, a man who is bewitched with Pina, also desires her daughter Mara, thus consuming himself and those close to him. Mara does not want Nanni at first however grows to love him resulting in her disowning her mother thus escalating her mother’s decent into madness.

The cast features Mariella Cassar, Marija Cassar, Joseph Bartolo, George Camilleri, Helen Camilleri, Alvin Scicluna, Matthias Mercieca, Marisa Grech, Marvic Bajada, Anthony Debono, Dianne A. Portelli, Michel Refalo and Matthias Refalo, with local dancers and musicians also taking part. This production will be directed by the Gozo Creative Theatre Club’s artistic director George Mizzi. 

This production, endorsed by Valletta 2018 Foundation, will be held in collaboration with the Gozo College Education Department and the Ambassador & Permanent Delegate of Malta to UNESCO.

The setting for this performance is the remote, rustic and magnificent location of  Lunzjata Valley in Victoria, Gozo on Saturday 30th June 2018 and Sunday 1st July 2018 at 8pm. This is the first time that a play will be held in this beautiful location. Entrance is free. The seating will be on a first come first served basis.



In collaboration with the Sacred Heart Seminary of Gozo, the Gozo Creative Theatre Club is proud to present the contemporary play ‘Il-Ħmar t’Alla’ by Joseph W. Psaila. This performance will conclude the events which mark the 150th Anniversary of the Seminary’s inaugration.

This play is inspired by the life of the Curé d’Ars, John Maria Vianney, patron saint of parish priests. It portrays the struggle, on a spiritual level, between the hero and the anti-hero which can still rouse our conscience even today.

The cast features George Camilleri, Jamie Camilleri, Joseph Bartolo, Helen Camilleri, Anthony Debono, Alvin Scicluna, Matthias Mercieca, Dianne. A. Portelli, Mariella Cassar, Maria Cassar, Marisa Grech, Marvic Bajada, Francesca Petra Mizzi, Joseph Portelli, Jerome Mizzi, Ruth Portelli, Michel Refalo, Joellson Bezzina and Matthias Refalo. This production will be directed by the Gozo Creative Theatre Club’s artistic director George Mizzi. 

This performance will be staged at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary Hall in Victoria, Gozo on Friday 17th November 2017 at 7.30pm, Sunday 19th November 2017 at 3.00pm and on Saturday 25th November 2017 at 7.30pm. Tickets are €5.00 each for adults and €3.00 each for children. For bookings please contact the Sacred Heart Major Seminary reception either through telephone: 21556479 or e-mail majorseminary@gozodiocese.org. Tickets will also be available at the door but seating is limited and will be on a first come first served basis. 

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