The Horse Trade Presented:
Volume of Smoke
An Ensemble Piece
By  Clay McLeod Chapman
Directed by Isaac Butler
Music by Erik Sanko
Commissioned by The Firehouse Theater, Richmond, VA
    Hannah Bos, Abe Goldfarb, Daryl Lathon, Kalle Macrides,
    Emily Mitchell, Orion Taraban, Paul Thereen
     Calamity at Richmond.  Being a Narrative of the Affecting Circumstances Attending the Awful Conflagration of the Theatre in the City of Richmond, on the Night of Thursday, the 26th of December, 1811.  The 1811 fire in a Virginian theater was interpreted as an "act of god" and a sign of the inherent evil of theater.  In fact, theater was banned in Virginia for many years after this incident.  The play is a series of monologues from the point of view of those affected by the fire.
             Friday and Saturday nights at 10:30 pm:
October 1st and 2nd  2004
October 8th and 9th  2004

     At:  The Kraine Theater
85 East 4th Street, between 2nd Ave. & Bowery
(take 6 train to Astor Place or F,V to 2nd Ave.)