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Lycabettus Theater in Athens Reopens on Friday After 15 Years

The iconic Lycabettus open-air theater in Athens reopens on Friday after undergoing a comprehensive restoration. With a history spanning fifteen years of closure, the...

Ancient Greece’s Antidote to War Was Theater and Sports

  Contrary to war, theater was a place of light and allowed Greeks to face each other and learn of their history together in the...

Roman Emperor Nero’s Private Theater Discovered In Rome

The private theater of Roman Emperor Nero, mentioned by many ancient historians in their scripts, has been accidentally discovered in Rome during building works...

The Magnificent Ancient Greek Theaters of Messene and Sicyon

The ancient Greek theaters at Messene and Sicyon in the Peloponnese were centers for drama and culture in ancient times.

The Stunning Ancient Greek Theater Discovered on Crete

An ancient Greek theater has recently been discovered at the remote ancient site of Lissos south of Chania on Crete. Facing east, the structure appears...

Mystery of Exceptional Sound at Greece’s Epidaurus Theater Solved

The ancient mystery of the great sound quality at the ancient Greek theater of Epidaurus has finally been solved, researchers posit.

Ancient Greek Amphitheater at Laodicea Restored to Former Glory

The ancient amphitheater in the Ancient Greek city of Laodicea, located in the ancient Greek area of Phrygia, has been restored. The mammoth task of...

Thorikos, Oldest Known Theater in the World Lies Abandoned in Greece

Thorikos, north of the ancient mining town of Lavrio, is an an archaeological site where the oldest known theater in existence still stands.

Why Did Ancient Greek Actors Wear Theater Masks?

One of the most enduring art forms from ancient Greece is that of theater. Greek tragedies and comedies are a touchstone for understanding ancient...

Restroom Found in 2nd-Century BC Theater in Smyrna

A restroom with running water used by actors in a 2,200-year-old theater in Smyrna was recently discovered. Originally constructed in the second century BC, the...