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Is Shakespeare American?

Synopsis
Podcast hosted by Barry Edelstein that explores Shakespeare outside of the theatre. In this edition he looks at the rivalry between Irish-English actor Charles Macready and American actor Edwin Forrest and how their competing productions of Macbeth led in 1849 to a riot in New York that left 22 people dead.
Series
Where There’s a Will: Finding Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
10 Nov 2022
Duration
36 mins

Credits

Cast
Barry EdelsteinHost

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
cultural identity

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.pushkin.fm/podcasts/where-theres-a-will-finding-shakespeare/is-shakespeare-american
Online format
Streamed/Download

Distributor

Name

Pushkin

Email
info@pushkin.fm
Web
https://www.pushkin.fm/ External site opens in new window

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