“Magic In Cartoonland was a success and hundreds of people of all ages eagerly attended both performances.“
Magic in Cartoonland at Teatru Manoel
Exciting Fun For All The Family At Teatru Manoel
On the 2nd and 3rd October 2010, Brian Role’ together with Lourdes C. Palmer put on a full scale illusion show, Magic In Cartoonland at the national theatre in Malta, Teatru Manoel.
The show, aimed at a family audience, was a six scene show, themed to the wonderful and colorful world of cartoons and was produced by Bleep Entertainment Services Malta in collaboration with Teatru Manoel. Alan Fenech directed the production which included a cast of more than 25 people on stage and a backstage crew of 10 people.
Apart from Brian and Lourdes, other main characters included, Wonderbell played by well known Maltese actress Michelle Bugeja Zerafa and a younger Brian played by the young talented Owen Aguis. The Alison White Dancers brought life to the scenes with their brilliant dance routines, cleverly choreographed by Alison White. The colorful scenes brilliantly painted by the talented artist Marco Bartolo, included a scene of Antarctica, a secret Arabian cave, a school of magic, a pirate’s ship, a chocolate factory and the stage of a magic castle. Backstage was carefully taken care of by Ernest Buckley, Vivien Buckley, Clint Camilleri, Glen Mercieca, Aaron Demanuele. Set management and backstage technicals were taken care of Marco Bartolo and two right hands. Stage management was in the able hands of Charles Grech who did an excellent job in keeping everything in order.
Throughout the show, Brian and Lourdes performed several grand scale illusions including vanishes, appearances and various levitations together with other magical effects such as Snowstom, floating objects and more. Magic In Cartoonland was a success and hundreds of people of all ages eagerly attended both performances.