teatro grande di pompeiPompeii had 2 theatres, one which could house 5,000 spectators, this was called the  Great Theasistema di ancoraggio dei pali a pompeitre and  the other one which was covered could seat up to 1,000 people and this was known as the Small Theatre, or Odein. The front of the theatre has columns and statues and it is  still used for theatre and shows. The smaller theatre  was used for listening to poetry and music, you can still see the original marble flooring there today.

    teatro coperto odeon di pompei