THE THEATERS

Temple of the Arts

Beautifully designed into panoramic hillsides, the open-air theaters of Ancient Greece demonstrated a command of architecture and acoustics, existing as vast communal spaces where performances could be clearly seen and heard from every possible seat.

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Contemporary Theaters

Much of the art form has changed in the 2,500 year history of theater, but the theaters themselves have remained remarkably faithful to Greek design.

Theater Anatomy

Explore the many architectural details that were included in the careful design of an Ancient Greek amphitheatre.