Mary Poppins will be the presentation for the opening night of the 12th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music.
Gaulitana said that this semi-staged version of this ever-green classic by the Sherman Brothers, is being directed by Terry Shaw, a well-known figure with local music circles.
Mary Poppins will be interpreted by Annabelle Zammit, following on from her role as Maria in the Sound of Music. Joey Mackenzie will be Bert whereas Alicia Azzopardi and Mattia Grech will play the roles of Jane and Michael Banks.
The other parts will feature, Patricia Buttigieg (Winifred Banks), Terry Shaw (George Banks), Josianne Callus (Miss Andrew) and Marthese Portelli (Bird Woman),
The Gaulitanus Choir and Gaulitana Ensemble will be directed by Colin Attard, in a new arrangement penned especially for Gaulitana.
Mary Poppins will be staged on Easter Sunday, the 1st of April at Palazzo Palina, Ta’ Cenc Hotel at 7.30pm. This will be followed on Easter Monday at Teatru Salesjan in Malta
Reserved seating at €10 – including welcome drink- is available for Ta’ Cenc’s event on firstname.lastname@example.org  whereas booking for Teatru Salesjan will be available from March 5 on www.ticketline.com.mt .