The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0572 Monday, 29 March 1999.
From: Hardy M. Cook
Date: Monday, March 29, 1999
Subject: Astor Place Riot
Yesterday's Washington Post had an article on the Astor Place Riot:
Shakespeare in Hate
150 Years Ago, 23 People Died In a Riot Over 'Macbeth'
By Michael Grunwald
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, March 28, 1999; Page G01
It can be found on-line at