I think you guys are extremely underrating how pivotal the theater was to Athenian life. This wasn't just something to pass the time back then. This was a cultural grand event. Front seats at the theater was no doubt one of the highest honors they could bestow.
I would rather be wrong...Than live in the shadows of your song...My mind is open wide...And now I'm ready to start...You're not sure...You open the door...And step out into the dark...Now I'm ready.