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The Best European Show

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Producer:Teatru Malta, JK Opole Theatre, Slovenian national theatre Nova Gorica, Teatro Due di Parma and Kosovo National Theatre
Admission Age:18+ Viewers' discretion is advised
Venue:Teatru Manoel, Valletta


Witness a tragicomedy that unfolds against the backdrop of contemporary Europe and its vibrant theatrical landscape. Enter the world of a jury faced with the daunting challenge of selecting the inaugural winner of the European Theatre Festival, modelled after the Eurovision Song Contest.

A staggering 52 countries present their shows, each vying for the coveted title of The Best European Show. Little do they know that the task at hand is far more complex than anyone could have anticipated. As the decisive night approaches, a web of politics, private ambitions, love affairs, and audacious artistic visions intertwines, creating a riveting narrative.

The stakes are set sky-high, and the pressure intensifies with each passing moment. Just when it seems like everything is under control, chaos ensues, and almost everything that can go wrong does. The last night becomes a whirlwind of unexpected twists.

But the drama doesn’t end on the stage. The audience becomes an integral part of the spectacle, and suddenly, the entire theatre scene across Europe is shaken to its core. Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of emotions where tragedy and comedy collide, leaving an indelible mark on the world of European theatre.


    MALTA: Philip Leone-Ganado, Gianni Selvaggi, Antonella Axisa, Sarah AmatoITALY: Davide GagliardiniKOSOVO: May-Linda Kosumovic, Armend SmajliSLOVENIA: Ana FacchiniFRANCE: Ibrahim KomaAUSTRIA: Felix RömerPOLAND: Weronika Kozakowska, Błażej Stencel

    Artistic Team

    Co-Writers:Haris Pašović & Marko Bratuš
    Director:Haris Pašović
    Dramaturg:Sean Buhagiar
    Set and Costumes:Krystian Szymczak
    Composer:Trimor Dhomi
    Lighting Design:Claudio Coloretti
    Choreographer:Robert Nuha
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