a list of helpful latin i sent to our artistic director for next season's opener, 'a funny thing happened on the way to the forum.' i am actually going to audition for this one in addition to the build.
Noli me vocare, ego te vocabo.
--Don't call me, i'll call you.
Umbraculum in lumine ignis.
--There is a fire in the light booth.
Ventis secundis, tene cursum.
--Go with the flow.
Ego sum magister; es histrionem.
--i am the director; you are the actor.
Torrentam, potest placet aedificare tormento per Veneris?
--Brooke, can you please build a catapult by Friday?
Placere averte tua celphones et abstinere a texting ostende.
--Please turn off your celphones and refrain from texting during the performance.
Quando volo sentis legam tibi exta.
--When I want your opinion i'll read your entrails.
Domum ad dimidium.
--House at half.
Hoc est a NARRATIO, non toga pars.
--This is a rehearsal, not a toga party.
--Shut up backstage.
Quomodo tempero temperatus in hoc bestercore aedificium?
--How do I control the temperature in this beshitted auditorium?
I occidus Lucile et abscondita corpus in rusticatio locus.
--I have murdered Lucile and hidden her body in the dressing room.
In thermarum sunt hanc aula, ante tibi ad Heflin.
--The bathrooms are down this hallway, just before you get to Heflin.
AND OF COURSE....
Gratias enim supportantes vivunt theatrum in nostra communitas.
--Thank you for supporting live theater in our community.