Modern Day Theatre

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The modern day theatre can vary in many different architectural designs, including size and shape. For example, the Scottish Royal Concert Hall, which is a larger rectangular room with low tiered seating, has a vastly different structure compared to the Royal Albert Hall with it 's circular structure and towering audience section. Yet both have exceptional acoustics thanks to the structural integrity of each building and the aid of modern day technology such as; microphones, acoustically treated walls, specific materials for staging structure, etc. All of these attributes help mould and treat the different many theatres to enhance and attain the optimum amplification for the on-stage talent. However, many of these modern day theatres also rely heavily on the natural acoustic and amplifications created by the architectural structures. For many reasons, the acoustically designed theatres are considered as some of the greatest theatres around the globe due to their natural reverb and amplification, providing incredible sound for any audience member. Because of the help of modern day technology, newly designed theatres can obtain just about any shape, and still obtain wonderful acoustics. Yet, with the desire for natural sound, it is common for modern theatres to take their influence from the original theatres, to secure the unbelievable results created within the ancient days.
Overview of the Original Theatre.
Credit for the original theatre structure is given first and…

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