Arrival in the Theater where you will watch the theatrical performance “Women of Greece”. After ending of the theatrical play you will enjoy a dinner at the Restaurant . The Open-Air Bar-restaurant is ideal for cool summer evenings, next to the tracks, the flowering oleanders and the illuminated wagons of Orient Express. You will sip drinks , discovering the meaning of the famous Greek cuisine, tasting and enjoying Greek dishes.
to enjoy a play in a theater. Theatre and plays go back as far as “B.C.” times.
Theater has been a means of art and entertainment for thousands of years dating back to the fifth century B.C. The beginning marked with the ancient Greek theaters. Over the vast years of cultural and technological evolution many things have changed. Just the same, many things have remained unscathed. In comparing and contrasting different aspects such as theater writing, technology, and theater costumes, we will become….
Greek and Roman Art
Grinning masks, padded fat suites, and enlarged genitals all have something in common. They were part of a comedy in the classical Greek theater. The theater originated around 400 B.C. and different types of plays were common. The comedy and tragedy is what I will focus on along with the theater itself and some terms from the theater.
The theater itself was held outside in an amphitheater. The auditorium originally had seat made of wood, but later stone was used.….
Ancient Greek Theater is the first historical record of "drama," which is the Greek term meaning "to do" or "to act." Beginning in the 5th century BC, Greek Theater developed into an art that is still used today. During the golden age of the Athenians plays were created, plays that are considered among the greatest works of world drama. Today there are thousands of well-known plays and films based on the re-make of ancient drama.
Theater originated from the religious rites of ancient Greek tribes….
|Greek Theatre |The origins of drama started with hymns called ‘dithyrambs’ and were|
|‘Drama’ comes from the Greek word ‘Dran’ meaning ‘to do’ |sung in worship of the god ‘Dionysus’. |
|‘Theatre’ comes from the Greek word ‘Theatron’ meaning ‘the seeing |The hymns progressed to ‘choral’ (group of people) processions. This|
Explain the importance of the chorus to Greek Theatre
The structure of tragedy in Greek Theatre is determined by the chorus. The chorus is an instrumental feature which carries various important functions which engages the audience, in Greek Theatre. Some of these functions include: maintaining a grasp of ceremony and ritual, constitutes a lyric mood through rhythmic chanting and dance, strengthens the passion of the dramatic action, interact with the audience and actors by posing questions and….
The start of theater takes off with the Greeks in the fifth century B.C. The Greeks were one of the first civilizations to truly perform and produce plays. They created many of the earliest tragedies/comedies some of which that still exist today . The Greeks developed basic theatrical techniques as well as formed the structure of the theater. Without their contribution we would not know theater as we know it today.
In ancient Greece, plays were performed in very large, open-air structures often….
Greek and Roman Theatre
Theatre and its roots can be traced back before the Common Era to the Greeks and Romans. The two types of theatre, while quite similar, do have a number of differences.
Classical Greek and Roman theatre, often combined in a sort of Ancient “Grome” fashion, are similar in the most basic but superficial of aspects. The most basic of the aspects is the fact that the height of their movements and societal impact were before the start of the Church and its influence of the….
Theater got from the Greek time of Dionysian festivity function move express gratitude toward God. Theater fabricating basically mountain building. Curve shows up in the theater, demonstrating that the first Greek style structural planning, with new components Romanesque construction modeling. Since down to earth purposes, the utilization of Romanesque curve theater the way, can hold up development of a huge number of onlookers in the stands.
Since geometric ideas acoustics and Greeks, the ebb….
Roman Theater was a major influence in the everyday life of the Romans; they spent a majority of their free time attending plays, chariot races, gladiatorial contests.
Greek was a major influence on Ancient Romans' perspective on theater. Comedies and tragedies both derived from Greek originals. Comedy was the most popular among the Romans. Much like today the comedies in Ancient Rome were exaggerated and absurd situations. For example, Saturday Night Live is very comedic and it's one….
Greek Theater and its associations with religion:
- To understand some of Myth, we have understand what the purpose of theater was. It is one of the major sources of mythology for the Greeks and us today.
- Tradition has it that the first actor was Thespis
- He added a prologue and speeches to the established choral parts of religious ritual
- Early theater had 2 actors and the chorus
- Later, an additional actor was added
- Actors wore masks during performances. These 2 - 3 actors….