What is the Meaning & Definition of theater

The 'theatrical' term is used to refer to all those events, phenomena, objects, or people who are linked in one way or another with the theatre, regarded this both as dramatic as space or place. Can also be used the theatrical term as a metaphor, i.e. to describe or characterize something that is not really related to the theatre but that, by its salient elements, might be (for example, when a situation of daily life is 'theatrical', means that it could be a situation of theatre by its high drama).
As artistic discipline, the theatre has been since ancient times one of the expressions of the human being. This branch of the art is based on the performance and simulation through characters and situations in a specifically defined for this environment. The theatre can be, then, both the activity and the place where it develops the action and where the act occurs in conjunction between the actors and the audience.
The history of the theater takes us to the ancient Greece, in which both tragedies and comedies are accounted for on a daily basis, with important follow-up of the public who was always willing to see these works. The theatre was usually performed outdoors and had intended doing different criticisms both the rulers and the lifestyle and values of the city. In modernity, theatre evolved into more complex forms and with the contribution of important playwrights is beneficial in impressive manner.
The theatre is one of the arts most preferred by the public, an interesting combination of different artistic branches coming together to complement the work of the actors. In this sense, a play is not only the work of actors and directors, if not also of screenwriters, costume designers, makeup artists, choreographers, musicians, technicians, set designers and hairdressers, among many others.
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