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Delve into ancient theater traditions with historian Lucy Hallman Russell

Hosted by Lucy Hallman Russell

Watch history come alive as music and cultural historian Lucy Hallman Russell illuminates the evolution of various Greek and Roman theater forms. Through this fascinating lecture titled “All the World’s a Stage, learn about the origins of theater as a form of worship, once deeply intertwined with ancient religious practices. Follow along as Ms. Russell examines the unique design of the UNESCO-listed Epidaurus amphitheater and explores some of history’s greatest tragedies and comedies that have helped shape theater as we know it today.

Watch history come alive as music and cultural historian Lucy Hallman Russell illuminates the evolution of various Greek and Roman theater forms. Through this fascinating lecture titled “All the World’s a Stage, learn about the origins of theater as a form of worship, once deeply intertwined with ancient religious practices. Follow along as Ms. Russell examines the unique design of the UNESCO-listed Epidaurus amphitheater and explores some of history’s greatest tragedies and comedies that have helped shape theater as we know it today.

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