Theater is the most beautiful and impressive building in Termessos with the capacity of 4200 spectators.
Cavea section of theater is in Greek style and in a horseshoe shape larger than semi circle.
Diameter of it is 33m. and height of it is 13m. It has total 26 sitting rows and houses diazoma. There is no passage way between the upper and lower sections. There is 2.5m wide covered gallery which has completely open front side.
Only by the passageways on the sides may be reached to the upper part of the cavea. There is main gate in the middle rear section which leads into the diazoma and from there to the lower rows.
The stage building was changed in 1st century AD during the reign of the emperor Augustus in Roman period but it was again built as separate from cavea in Greek style, and entrances ( paradoses ) are uncovered. It has the sizes of 30x5.5 m. Theater has five gates leading into the orchestra. there is a basement and the low gates opening from this basement into the orchestra section are suggested to be used for the entrance of the animals into the arena during the gladiator fights in the Roman Period.
Stage building was decorated with columns and niches and in these niches there were statues.