Greek and Roman Theater
The Greeks in Athens built the world’s first theater about 550 BC The world’s first theater production was performed by the Greeks. The Greeks were the first people to create theater performances. The Romans borrowed Greek ideas to create their own productions. There are many differences between the early Greek plays and the early Roman plays, there are also many similarities.
The early plays by Greeks were tragedies consisted of
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for the actors to speak. Their works are fresh and appealing to audiences today proves that the feelings and emotions are explored by the ancients is universal. It is amazing how we still use things from the Greeks and Romans to make our play productions good.
Today theater has become very popular. People can do see plays on and off Broadway. Greek and Roman ideas are still used in some of these plays.