Drama

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Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice

On Wednesday evening the College welcomed the ‘KL Shakespeare Players’ to perform ‘Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice’ – a simplified, abridged version of the infamous, classic Shakespeare play, which would usually be nearly three hours long. What was so unique about this performance was not just the quality of acting, but how it was […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcases 2016

The final GCSE Drama exams were held on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st April. It was wonderful to see such a large cohort of pupils performing this year, all of whom had clearly worked very hard to put their pieces together. Each play was written, either in part, or in its entirety, by the pupils. […]

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Little Shop of Horrors

Director’s Comments I was so impressed with the cast on their opening night of Little Shop of Horrors. James Gibson carried the show, with a fantastically energetic performance of Seymour and magic was created when Georgie Lisle appeared with a performance of Audrey far beyond her years. These leads have immeasurable talent, providing the audience […]

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Amadeus

Last night was the first performance of Amadeus, showcasing a fantastic cast from Marlborough College Malaysia. The play started with nine beautifully costumed girls who worked together with moments of unison, gossiping about the murder of the famous musician, Mozart. These girls were later to sit in the theatre boxes, wickedly spreading their poisonous rumours […]

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Oliver!

The Prep School musical this year was the age-old classic Oliver! This is a story of a young orphan who travels to London to make his fortune and who ends up meeting some very interesting characters along the way. With the big reveal, the audience’s breath was taken away – we truly could have been […]

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Year 3 and 4 Showcases

Years 3 and 4 have been exploring the fantastical writing of Dr. Seuss. The pupils explored the sensational plots and mythical characters. They worked hard on their use of facial expressions, gestures, voice and of course on enjoying being in the spotlight. For many pupils this was their first opportunity to perform on stage. The College believes all […]

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Senior School Drama and Music Showcase

Parents, pupils and beaks were treated to two hours of exceptional entertainment in the annual end of Michaelmas term Drama and Music Showcase. The evening began with the orchestra playing a Christmas adaptation of Vangelis’s Chariots of Fire followed by an excerpt from Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. These contrasting but beautifully prepared […]

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The Wizard of Oz

Over the past week the 2014 Michaelmas term Shell Musical, The Wizard of Oz, has been staged for pupils, parents and beaks. The show has been a tremendous success. Each Shell pupil has been involved, working hard under the direction of our specialist Drama and Music beaks. The classic story was adapted with modern music […]

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Bugsy Malone Prep School Production

The MCM Senior School Drama Hall was transformed into a prohibition speakeasy for the Prep School performances of Bugsy Malone on 26th and 27th June 2014. Bugsy Malone (Ijah Ofon) has a whirlwind adventure while delving into the New York underground scene in the 1920s. He has some close calls with two rival gangs, led […]

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Art Auction

The 2nd Annual Charity Auction took place at the College on Friday 14th March. For this event, which involved the vast majority of pupils in the school painting at least a brush stroke of paint on a form or year group canvas, thirty four wonderful pieces of art were created. These were auctioned for the […]

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