The Origins of Drama at the World’s First Theatre

Dionysus Theatre in Greece
Dionysus Theatre in Greece

The Origins of Drama at the World’s First Theatre

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Visit the site where the first theatrical plays took place, and get to know the history of Greek tragedy in this wonderful workshop.

Visiting Places: The Ancient Theater of Dionysus
Duration: 3 hours

Prices are quoted per person. Select your Group Size and mark the total number of persons in the Quantity section.

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A brief and fascinating journey through the evolution of tragedy in Ancient Greece; one of the most unique things to do in Athens for history and theatre enthusiasts. 

Activity Description

This unique experience will start with a guided tour of the Ancient Theatre of Dionysus. You will travel to the origins of drama through a truly original workshop that will enable you to discover the Ancient tragedians and the roots of theatre, from Thespius and the religious mysteries of Ancient Greece, to the worship of Dionysus.

Special Features

  • Expert-led tour of the Ancient Theater of Dionysus.
  • Drama workshop by Director and Actor Maria Frintzila.

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time : Daily upon request | 10 AM or 5 PM 

Duration: 3 hours

Spoken Language: English

Meeting Point: Theatre of Dionysus

Group Size: Max. 20 persons 

Pace: Easy, walking 

Included: Entrance fees, tour guide, photo-op (optional), transfer to/from your hotel (optional)

Excluded: Food, drinks, anything not included above.

Note: This is a private tour. 

Young Travelers: 15% Discount for children up to 14 years old. Contact us for your discount code.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation more than 5 days prior to scheduled activity: Full refund minus administrative and credit card fees. Cancellation 2-4 days prior to scheduled activity: 50% refund. Cancellation 24 hours prior to scheduled activity/no show: no refund.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
  • Complete information on Vendor, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be sent with your Booking Confirmation. The TravelPorter hand-picks the most remarkable, experienced and reliable vetted professionals for a pleasant experience from booking to completion. 

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