Some villages have their saints, others have their Virgin Marys. But what if there could only be one Virgin Mary and one triumphant village left standing? Let the battle of festi commence! With the skilful pen and cheeky wit of beloved author Trevor Zahra and the enchanting musical composition of feast enthusiast and composer Alexander Vella Gregory, for the very first time an operetta played by Malta’s very own National Youth Band leads by band master John Ivan Borg and coordinated by the National Association of Band Clubs. Malta.
All the pics are (c) Lindsey Bahia.
Written by: Trevor Zahra; Iz-Zija Katja – Mary Rose Mallia
Music by: Alex Vella Gregory; In-Nannu Fred – Joe Cortis
Directed by: Peter Busuttil; Roseanne Rossi – Rachel Vella
Production Coordinator: Ann Marie Camilleri; Mario Catania – Karl Cassar
Make up by: Kimberley Bajada; Missier Roseanne – Aaron Fenech
Costumes by: Giulia Orsi; Missier Mario – Ivan Vella
Wardrobe by: May Vassallo; Omm Roseanne – Dorothy Baldacchino
Wardrobe Crew: Doreen Gauci; Omm Mario – Maria Eleonora Zammit
Wardrobe Crew: Mariella Deguara; Mary Violet – Amber Mansueto
Wardrobe Crew: Frances Gauci; Kappillan – Simon Curmi
Set by: Ino Bonello; Isqof – Mariano Said
Band Master: John Ivan Borg; Delegat tal-Papa – Manuel Cutajar
Produced by: Teatru Malta; Pina – Christine Francalanza