The 50th Anniversary of the Calatafimi Segesta Festival “Dionisiache” is happening now through September 3. This breathtaking 3rd century B.C. amphitheater on top of Monte Bàrbaro is hosting everything from ancient Greek works like Antigone and new plays such as Shakespeare in Brexit to symphony concerts and jazz. Just add cushions and it’s showtime!
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Sing Out at Segesta’s Theater
The amphitheater at Segesta sits on top of Monte Bàrbaro at an elevation of 400 meters above sea level, facing North and therefore, the sea. It dates to the middle of the 3rd century B.C. Excavations of the area are taking place sporadically. Some have revealed the existence of structures dating back to the 9th…