Malcolm Galea (Scriptwriter / Dame)

Malcolm Galea has been working in theatre as a playwright, actor and director since 2003. His scripts include eight Christmas pantomimes and a number of musicals such as 1565 (MCC, 2005), R+J Forever (MITP, 2012) and P*rn: the Musical which won the Off-West End Award for Best New Musical for its London run in 2010. Malcolm is also the writer behind the popular series of educational family comedies offered by More or Less Theatre: The Complete History of Malta, Everything you need to know about Science, and The Complete History of Europe. His works in Maltese include the Francis Ebejer playwriting award-winning piece Id-Dlam taħt it-Teatru (Teatru Manoel, 2014) and the comedy Marti Martek, Martek Marti (Teatru Manoel, 2016). His first film, the romantic comedy 20,000 Reasons, came out in 2016.

As an actor, Malcolm has played a wide variety of roles with his favourites including Oscar in Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple (Teatru Salesjan & Teatru Manoel, 2016), Philip in Alexi Kaye Campbell’s The Pride (St James Cavalier, 2015), Charlie in Zach Braff’s All New People (Blue Box, 2015), Benedick in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (San Anton Gardens, 2013), Berenger in Eugene Ionesco’s Exit the King (St James Cavalier, 2011), Father Flynn in John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt (St James Cavalier, 2007), and the Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show (MFCC, 2007).

Malcolm has previously played dame for Masquerade in the pantomimes Little Red Riding Hood and You Know Who… (Teatru Manoel, 2013), Aladdin (Teatru Manoel, 2009), and Puss in Boots (Teatru Manoel, 2016).

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