Theatre Trivia Tweet: It Was a Riot!

  • March 7, 2013
The 1849 riot was bloody.

The 1849 riot was bloody.

In 1849 there was a famous theatre riot that erupted in NYC between the supporters of American actor Edwin Forrest and those who favored English actor William Charles Macready. Both were known for their Shakesperean chops. What was the name of that riot?

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