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Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London$
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Marc Baer

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780198112501

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.001.0001

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Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London
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Marc Baer

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0003

This chapter discusses a narration of the last great theatre riot in England, which includes the improvements to the new theatre that was built in response to the complaints of the Covent Garden audience. Some of these improvements were fewer private boxes and, of course, lower prices for the pit seats.

Keywords:   theatre riot, England, theatre, improvements, Covent Garden, private boxes, lower prices, pit seats

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