Pompei, the “Teatro Grande” becomes a stage of the world

Dall'Orestea di Eschilo alla Fedra di Sofocle, da domani fino al 23 luglio, nella città degli Scavi rivive il fascino della drammaturgia antica

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Il Teatro Grande degli Scavi di Pompei

Pompeii as Syracuse. If the Greek theater of the Sicilian city is well-known, at international level, to host an exhibition of ancient dramatics by Inda (National Institute of Ancient Drama) for over a century (1914), also the Teatro Grande of Pompeii, built In the 2nd century AD, from Thursday until July 23, it becomes a world stage for a first cycle (the four-year project is) of works ranging from Orestea and Prometheus to Eschilo, to Antigone, an African story by Jean Anouilh (from Sofocle), up to the Baccanti (Euripides) and the Seneca by Fedra. An exhibition of ancient dramaturgy entitled “Pompeii Theatrum Mundi” was born in agreement and in collaboration with the Stable Theater in Naples and the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.