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Il-Missier (The Father)

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Producer:Teatru Manoel
Admission Age:14+
Venue:Teatru Manoel, Valletta
Price: €10 | €12 | €24 | €28
(discounts: €8 & €10 & €20 & €25 for students and senior citizens)


Teatru Manoel presents a Maltese translation of the award-winning French stage play The Father written by Florian Zeller, featuring Mario Micallef in the lead role. 

Experience the emotional journey of The Father, a powerful and thought-provoking play. Delve into the mind of André, a man grappling with the challenges of aging and the disorienting effects of dementia. As the lines between reality and illusion blur, the audience is taken on a rollercoaster ride of uncertainty and empathy. The translation brilliantly captures the raw emotions and complexities of the original text, immersing the audience in a deeply moving exploration of identity, family, and the fragility of the human mind. With its gripping narrative and stellar performances, The Father is a theatrical masterpiece that will leave you questioning the nature of reality and the bonds that connect us all. Don’t miss this powerful and unforgettable production. 

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes (no interval)



    Andre - Mario MicallefAnne - Simone EllulPierre - Mikhail BasmadjianLaura - Sarah CamilleriRaġel - Charles SammutMara - Angele Galea 

    Artistic Team

    Playwright:Florian Zeller
    English Translation:Christopher Hampton
    Maltese Translation:Alfred Palma
    Director:Jacob Piccinino 
    Design:Adrian Mamo
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