Theatre Greece vs Rome

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Daniel Joseph Kardashian Theatre 241-010 Question 1 - Those Magic Changes [email protected] Theatre Through the Ages From prehistoric dancing to the broadway plays of New York City, theatre has been with the human race for as long as it has existed. Although we may not realize it, we spend everyday around advertisements, movies, television, music and radio shows which have derived, in some way, from ancient theatre. Realizing this, one may begin to wonder what could have possibly happened thousands of years ago that relates to what we are exposed to today. When looking back that far theatre is in fact very different and hard to compare to the theatre we live by today. This changing and growing of the theatrical experiences us humans create never stops and can be seen throughout history, today, and will continue to exist in the future. When looking at the most major and influential time periods of theatre one immediately looks at the civilizations of An- cient Greece and Ancient Rome. These two ancient civilization existed around similar times, however each had their own individual characteristics. For example Greeks were focused on art, sciences, philosophy and sculpture while Romans focused on law, architecture, engineering and military conquest. These
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course THEA 241 taught by Professor Allancarlsen during the Spring '11 term at University of Delaware.

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