Exploring the History of Theater - in One Amazing City
August 20, 2021
16. Forrest of Philadelphia, Part Three

Edwin Forrest returns to his home city in the final decades of his life. He keeps performing on the city's stages, and creates his long-term legacy in Philadelphia.


Edwin Forrest returns to his home city in the final decades of his life. He keeps performing on the city's stages, and creates his long-term legacy in Philadelphia.

For photographs and additional commentary about this topic, see our website's blog post! https://www.aithpodcast.com/blog/Episode-15-See-The-Players-Well-Bestowed/

For more about Edwin Forrest and the Astor Place Riots, which took place in New York, I highly recommend that truly excellent team of New York history podcasters, The Bowery Boys!
https://www.boweryboyshistory.com/2019/05/the-astor-place-riot-massacre-at-busy.html

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