Masquerade Theatre Company is staging The Memory of Water, a dark comedy by Shelagh Stephenson in the coming weeks.

The scipt follows three sisters, Teresa, May and Catherine, as they come together for their mother’s funeral, each battling the demons of their past. The play explores how each of them is affected by their mother’s death and how, even though they share memories, their recollection of the same events differ, causing great disagreement on what is true.

As the three women get together after years of separation, all their hidden lies and self-betrayals are about to reach the surface.

The cast includes Coryse Borg, Kate De Cesare, Chris Dingli, Stefan Farrugia, Nadia Vella and Pia Zammit.

They will be directed by Stephen Oliver, who has worked professionally as an actor and director for over 25 years in the UK, US and Europe. In Malta, his most noteworthy directing credits include Metamorphosis at Fort St Elmo, Death and the Maiden at Blue Box and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at the Manoel Theatre.

The Memory of Water will be staged on February 16, 17, 24 and 25 at Blue Box, M Space, in Msida. Tickets are available from

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