Two Shakespearean actors

by Richard Nelson

Hardcover, 1990

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Available

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Publication

London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1990.

Description

On May 10th, 1849, while the English actor, William Charles Macready, was performing Macbeth at the Astor Place Opera House in New York, a riot erupted which resulted in the death of 34 people. This play uses this incident as the basis for an examination of the theatre in a post-colonial era.

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7296
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