Orange isn’t just a color

Théâtre antique d’Orange (Ancient Theatre of Orange) is an ancient Roman theatre in Orange, France.

Théâtre antique d'Orange

Théâtre antique d’Orange

The stage for Théâtre antique d'Orange

The stage for Théâtre antique d’Orange

 

This theatre is well preserved and actively used today for musical works, operas, and symphonies! The most noteworthy is the opera festival,  Chorégies d’Orange, that has been held annually in the theatre since 1902.

Théâtre antique d'Orange

Théâtre antique d’Orange

Orange is a small commune in the department of Vaucluse in Southern France. It is close to Avignon.

Facing the entrance of Théâtre antique d'Orange

Facing the entrance of Théâtre antique d’Orange

You must purchase a ticket to see the amphitheater. The cost of the ticket includes not only the theater but the museum and ruins. The roman theatre is one of the three heritage sights where the Roman wall still remains. As of summer 2013, the price of one ticket was 9 euros.

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