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East Side Stories: Riots
Metropolitan Playhouse
New York, NY
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East Side Stories: Riots
Two plays in one evening about seminal riots of their respective ages. Do we never learn?

B'Hoys Do Macbeth
by Jonathon Ward
In 1849, Pete Williams' Almack Dance Hall in Five Points attracted the Upper Ten Percent and the poor. and he gets entangled in a Shakespearean-size conflict that leads to the Astor Place Riot, one of the bloodiest in New York City's history.  

Tompkins '88
by Suzanne Willett
A council member, an anarchist, a real estate developer, an communist and a cop try to work out a deal to stop the Tompkins Square riots of 1988.

Running Time: Approx. 1.5 hours


Metropolitan Playhouse (View)
220 East Fourth Street
New York, NY 10009
United States


Arts > Theatre

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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