Photo by Sebio Aquilina
Young Jim Hawkins is happy working at his mum's tavern - even though he isn't terribly popular with the locals. He's also head over heels in love with the Squire's only daughter - even though she was cursed to become a fish on her seventeenth birthday. One day, a strange pirate brings a map that indicates the location of a vast treasure. When Jim discovers that the loot also includes a magic voodoo amulet that can cure his beloved's curse, he embarks on a great adventure to find this mysterious island on which the treasure is buried. Like every great hero, hr travels with courage, with determination, and with his mum.
However not all is smooth sailing. Among the ship's crew is a group of dastardly cutthroats led by the enigmatic Long John Swagger. Unfortunately for Jim, his mother and their friends, the pirates also want to get their hands on the treasure and they will stop at nothing to achieve their goal.
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"very strong on plot and characterisation"
Times of Malta
Photos by Sebio Aquilina
Treasure Island was first produced by the MADC from the 19th December 2015 - 3rd January 2016 at the MFCC Ta' Qali.
Director - Malcolm Galea
Musical Director - Paul Abela
Choreographer - Alison White
Mama Sufia (Dame) - Jean Pierre Busuttil
Long John Swagger - Alan Montanaro
Jim (Principal Boy) - Alexander Gatesy Lewis
Arabella (Principal Girl) - Tina Rizzo
Squire - Joseph Zammit
Salty Sue - Steffi Thake
Dr Shipshape - Katherine Brown
Captain Sniffit - Michael Mangion
Billy Bones - Joe Depasquale
Nettuna (Sidekick 1) - Rebecca Camilleri
Nettuna (Sidekick 2) - Chantelle Micallef Grimaud
Benny Gunn - Rambert Attard
Gentleman Jake - Anton Saliba
Lady Carolina - Analise Cassar
Stiletto - Cassandra Galea
Whispero - Audrey Scerri
Fazoulus Filflus - Monique Dimech Genuis
Wayne the Insane - Rambert Attard
Carly Zarb, Chaya Fenech, Clara Agius, Colleen Genovese, Gianni Grioli, Gianni Selvaggi, Hannah Grech Pirotta, Harley Mallia, Jacob Farrugia, Jasmine Farrugia, Judy Magri, Leander Schembri, Maria Cassar, Marilyn Aquilina, Michela Agius, Simon Gauci, Stephan Paul Galea, Stephen Galea