Neapolitans are such stuff as dreams are made on

In 1976 the unforgettable Massimo Troisi and his mates Lello Arena and Enzo Decaro premiered their new acting company “La Smorfia” at San Carluccio’s theatre in Naples. The actor explained in an interview how this name came out: “It refers to a certain way, typically Neapolitan, to solve their own troubles: playing Lotto and hoping for a straight number… “Smorfia”, in fact, is nothing but the interpretation of dreams and various daily events that have to be translated into numbers to play Lotto”.

To be continued…

Read the full article on Kappa Language School’s website.

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