LIGHT COMEDY. [No title given for original.]

THORPE, of the Concordia "Intelligencer" gives Sol. SMITH's "last," as follows :-- [1]

A man weighing four hundred fifty pounds recently applied to Sol. Smith, of New Orleans, for a place in the St. Charles theatre, to play light comedy. Sol. Smith, who is a most untoward wag, said the only way he could play light comedy would be to set himself on fire, and perfrom Vesuvius, in Masaniello.

Notes: New York Spirit of the Times 14.1 (2 March 1844): 1.

Erin Bartels prepared this typescript.

[1] Humorist Thomas Bangs Thorpe.

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