Plautus (254-184 BC) Comedies - 20 exist today (130 plus plays)
All based on Greek New Comedies, none of his survived
Added Roman allusions, Latin dialogue, varied poetic meters, witty jokes
Stychomythia- dialogue with shor
How many they seated:
The two dierent kinds of playhouses and what those dierences were/ What they
Private / indoor theatreOpen to anyone who could pay
Private theaters cost more and had a more select audience
When was the medieval period
After the fall of Rome, before the Renaissance, is the Middle Ages
(476 AD - 1500, 5th - 15th century)
On very elaborate wagons not in any theater.
Also look to acting areas below
How medieval costuming change
People to Know:
god of wine and fertility.
Theatre started in honor of him.
Symbol of power.
Father of Tragedy.
Wrote his rst tragedy at 26.
15 years later won his rst tragic victory.
Added second actor and smaller chorus.