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A History of the Roman Theatre in Pompeii

Summary: Provides a brief history of the ancient Roman theatre tradition. Focuses on the Theatre in Pompeii and the events which took place there.
Theatre productions in Greek times were rare occasions, which only took place during festivals. These festivals were held though out the year.

Just like modern productions, notices were put up around the city advertising the event. But unlike modern day, all shops were closed and no business was done in the forum.

Early in the morning of the production, a mass of people congregated to the theatre. Men, women, children and slaves all attended. Many of them would bring cushions, so that they did not have to endure the hard seats, made of stone. Some also brought food and drink for the day.

Only town councillors and other important citizens did not have to make a early morning start. These people carried tickets which reserved the best seats at the front. These tickets also indicated what entrance the ticket holder was to use, and where they were to...

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