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Re: Medieval Acting Groups and a request for some Italian, please
Poster: Franca E Gorraz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Stephen Mumford wrote:
> Poster: Stephen Mumford <email@example.com>
> Greetings, all!
> One of the members in our group is interested in possibly starting up a
> little acting troupe. I was wondering if anyone has had any experience in
> this, and if so, could they possibly suggest some ideas to get started
> with, or things they encountered?
> Also, she likes the idea of the troupe's name to be "The Devil's
> Laughter", although, since our canton is loosely themed to Italy, she'd
> like to refer to it by it's Italian translation. Any help on that as
> well, perhaps?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Julien de Montfort
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for the name, how about 'il ghigno del diavolo'? Laughter is 'riso',
or 'risata', but both these terms have a connotation of good-natured
openness. Ghigno is more the smirking grin that hints at darker
thoughts and harsher truths.
your choice, of course!
al servizio di Atlantia la bella,
Eleonora Salutati degli Alberti /Franca Gorraz
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