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This Week in Kansas City ~ May 12 -18, 1918

VOL. 10

MAY 12 TO MAY 18, 1918

NO. 19

THE WEEK'S EVENTS

     Miss Jane Cowl will be seen in "Lilac Time" at the Shubert this week.  The play was written by Miss Cowl and Mrs.  Jane Murfin.  In the notable supporting company which will be seen with Miss Cowl during her engagement here may be mentioned: Orme Caldara, Henry Stephenson, Percy Warram, Cecil Owen, Charles Hampden, T. J. MaGrane, Emile Detramont, Michelette Burani, Henry Crocker and Harry Hanlon.
     Stella Mayhew, singing comedienne, comes to the Orpheum this week as the headline attraction.  She will give a number of songs written for her by her husband, Billee Taylor, her former vaudeville partner, who is now a United States army officer.  Miss Una Clayton and company will be featured in "Keep Smilin'." Another attraction will be Santi in a series of dances of the Orient.  She will be assisted by Miss Alta Krom, soprano.  Others will be:  Maud Earl and company, in "The Vocal Verdict;" Harry Mayo and Basil Lynn, comedians and songsters; Phina and company, in a singing and dancing act; Albert Donnelly, the silent humorist, and the travel weekly.
     The Denishawn dancers presented by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn is the headline attraction at the Empress thsi week.  Billy King will offer his latest musical comedy production, "Exploits in Africa."  Others will be Countess Verona in an artistic instrumentation on the gypsy czymbalom; Owen and Moore in "Amusing Moments;" Lawrence Johnson, ventriloquist; the Steiner Duo in a comedy bar novelty, and the news pictures.
     With a practicality all new show "The Step Lively Girls" come to the Gayety this week.  Several of last season's players will be seen in the cast, among them Rich McAllister, harry T. Shannon and Dotson, while the new members include Raymond Paine, Rhea Hess and Nettie Hyde.
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