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Here are some facts about ancient greek theatre ancient greek theatre was popular in greece between about 550 bc and 220 bc tragedies and comedies viewed by many, in the city of athens and. Greek tragedy was a popular and ancient greek comedy was a popular and influential form of theatre performed across ancient greece from ancient history. The ancient greeks provided many examples of dramas and plays that have been passed down to us our own modern theaters also take much from their original theater structures. Ancient greek theater the theater of dionysus, athens (saskia, ltd) this page is designed to provide a brief introduction to ancient greek theater, and to provide tools for further.
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