Closer – the Award-Winning Play in Malta this February

17 January 2019

Closer – the Award-Winning Play in Malta this February

Watch Patrick Marber’s multi-award-winning play in Malta next month

Theatre-lovers visiting Malta this February can watch a unique production of an internationally-acclaimed play, as well as soaking up the sights of the beautiful Mediterranean island.

Patrick Marber’s Closer is a must-see black comedy of sex, honesty and betrayal, which has won multiple awards including the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play, and it is being performed in Malta in English.

Closer Comes to Malta

Closer has been performed around the world to great acclaim and has even been adapted into a Hollywood film starring Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen. This February, Masquerade Theatre Company will be staging Marber’s original play in Malta – giving you the chance to see it, while also giving you the opportunity to visit this popular theatre in the centre of the island.

What is Love?

Closer follows the story of Dan, Alice, Anna and Larry, exploring the modern concept of love and, as the characters’ four lives intertwine, their struggle to find true intimacy. Both hilarious and dramatic, Closer has remained popular to audiences the world over as it mirrors how millions of people today experience romance, jealousy, love, passion and betrayal.

Malta’s Finest Take on Marber’s Finest

Staged by locally-renowned theatre company Masquerade and top director Anthony Bezzina, and starring some of Malta’s best performance talent including Mikhail Basmadjian, Jean-Marc Cafa, Nadia Vella and Alexandra Camilleri Warne, this unmissable play will be performed in the Blue Box – M Space in Msida on 1, 2, 8, 9 and 10 February 2019.

The Moment of Your Life

To quote one of Marber’s most famous quotes from Closer, “Treat every day, every second as ‘the moment of your life’ and you would have the best possible chance, if not to defeat time, then to make the most of your allotted span.”

So during your holiday in Malta this February, make the most of this moment of your life by experiencing an international theatrical masterpiece on a uniquely Maltese stage.

Masquerade Malta’s production of Closer by Patrick Marber will be performed at Blue Box – M Space, Oscar Zammit Street, Msida on 1, 2, 8, 9, 10 February 2019. All shows start at 8pm and are suitable for mature audiences only. Tickets are available by visiting


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