YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCyhdD7MgHM
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NTbGawBvc4
What I want you to do:
After you have read Chapter 11 (Early Theatre – Greek, Roman and Medieval) and watched the two short videos above answer the questions below using what you have learned in the chapter and observed in the videos
Questions to answer:
1. Name two popular entertainments today that are like Roman entertainment
2. Who was the best known tragedy playwright in Rome? Name one of his plays.
3. The Romans preferred comedy – name two comic playwrights.
4. Describe the physical differences between an ancient Greek theatre and an ancient Roman theatre. The physical structure of the theatre not the performances.