Greek theatre began in the 6th century bce in athens with the performance of tragedy plays at religious festivals these, in turn, inspired the genre of greek comedy plays the two types of greek drama would be hugely popular and performances spread around the mediterranean and influenced hellenistic and roman theatre.
This paper aims to examine the development of ancient greek and roman theatre types and performance styles in terms of acoustics the hypothesis is that changes in forms and materials during the theatre evolution have improved acoustics the paper first briefly reviews theatre evolution in antiquity.
Western theater history traces its origins back to the theater of the ancient greeks surviving greek tragedies and comedies are still performed by theaters across the world today, translated into many different languages or in some cases adapted to suit contemporary audiences. The greek theater: evolution and influence : without a doubt, the greek theater remains one of the most recognized and distinctive buildings in the world.
The greek theatre: 4th century bc: an exclusively greek contribution to architectural history is the raked auditorium for watching theatrical performances (appropriately, since the greeks are also the inventors of theatre as a literary form) the masterpieces of greek drama date from the 5th century bc.
Evolution of theatre from the greeks to the contemporary eras greek theatre if theatre is to be defined as involving the art of acting a part on stage, it begins with thespis. One simple solution to the innocent question, where did greek drama begin, would have been to personify the complex evolution of early greek theatre by forging a founder, making it easier in general to assimilate a long and convoluted past.