The arts they had were painting and sculpting. Theatre plays were played during religious ceremonies, so they could honor the gods. Typically, the actors were professional and they had to receive pay, at least someone had to pay for this. Just so they could honor the gods, usually wealthy nobles would pay for the play and allow others to come in.
The wealthy lived in beautiful houses, usually on the hills that were outside of Rome, away from all the noise and terrible smells. They had an amazing lifestyle and were surrounded with servants and slaves to provide food and drinks. They had unique dinner parties and they served their guests exotic and exciting dishes.