When did greek theater begin?

Answer According to Reed University, Greek theater originated around 625 B.C., when the poet Arion produced dithyrambic choruses at Corinth. These choruses evolved into the traditional Greek form of trage... Read More »

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Why were masks used in Greek theater?

Masks were worn in Greek theater to differentiate among the characters on the stage all of whom were played by men. The mask also clearly portrayed the emotion of the character so that the audience... Read More »

Information on Greek Theater?

The theater of ancient Greece flourished from about 500 B.C.E. to around 200 B.C.E., forming an important foundation of Western culture and cementing Greece's artistic heritage. Modern theater owes... Read More »

Why&how were masks used in greek theater?

According to the Greek information group Hellenica, the exact origins of Greek theater have been lost in history, but we do know that masks were used in Greek theater from its birth in 600 B.C. to ... Read More »

Components of Ancient Greek Theater?

The height of ancient Greek theater was between 550 and 220 BC and includes the major playwrights Sophocles, Euripides and Aeschylus. During the 400s, after defeating the Persian army in the Greco-... Read More »