Theatre from the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance Period.
Theatre was totally abolished after the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D. There were only wandering actors, referred to as jongleurs, who would travel from town to town to tell stories, juggle, and do acrobatic tricks. With the decay of theatre, Christianity became popular. Ironically it was the Catholic Church which revived theatre through The Middle Ages after initiating the decline of theatre in Rome. The Catholic Church wanted to re-establish itself in the community so the Church services now included short dramatic performances from the clergy, as they wanted to illustrate the…
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