Battuta

English: 1. – tempo, beat, bar. 2. – witty remark, quip. 3. – Actor’s cue.

Sors: Taljan

Burleska

Burlesque.

Sors: Taljan

Plural: Burleski

Ċentun

Stage act usually accompanied by music such as opera consisting of several different pieces of music.

Sors: Taljan

Plural: Ċentuni

Didaskalja

Note on actors’ scripts with stage directions.

Source: Italian

Plural: Didaskalji

Dramm

Drama.

Source: Italian

Plural: Drammi

Drammatiku

Dramatic.

Source: Italian

Drammun

A long drama that seems without end.

Plural: Drammuni

Fantażmagorija

Phantasmagoria

Source: Italian

Plural: Fantażmagoriji

Final

Finale – last section of musical composition or closing part of a scene in a public performance – conclusion.

Source: Italian

Plural: Finali

Il-kappa tas-suġġiera

Trapdoor in stage from which cues can be given to actors.

Ref: JA

 

Intermezz

Intermezzo: A light dramatic musical or other performance between the acts of a play; A short connecting instrumental movement in an opera or other musical work.

Source: Italian

Plural: Intermezzi

Irreċta

A. To recite, declaim. B. To act, perform, to feign ingenuity, to play act.

Source: Italian

Kast (2)

Cast (of a show or movie).

Source: English

Kontraxena

Byplay: secondary or subsidiary action or involvement in a play or film.

Ref: ESI

Plural: Kontraxeni

Kudilja

Cue; a thing said or done that serves as a signal to an actor or other performer to enter or to begin their speech or performance.

Plural: Kudilji

Kummiedja

A. Comedy play. B. Circus

Source: Italian

Plural: Kummiedji

Kwinti

The flies or wings (Theater): Areas that are part of a stage deck but offstage (out of sight of the audience).

Makkjetta

A comic sketch (theatre)

Source: Italian

Plural: Makkjetti

Matinè

Matinee, an afternoon performance in a theatre or cinema.

Source: French

Plural: Matinejiet