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Theatre was part of religious festivals, in which they participated either on the stage or as spectators. Interestingly the farmer-warriors were happy to dance and sing the female parts in the chorus. Each day during the festivals there was a sequence of a trilogy of tragedy, followed by a satyr play and by a comedy. The function of the tragedies was catharsis - cleaning out the spirit - and the void left by this cleansing was recharged with the other two.
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