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101. My Views on Sunday Closing My Views on Sunday Closing January 30, 1908 Judge Wallace's strong views on Sunday blue laws: "All unnecessary labor on Sunday should be punishable. ..The theatrical manager and the actors are the worst offenders because they aid in the corruption...

102. No Valentino Crush Here No Valentino Crush Here September/4/1926 Notice about the arrival of the body of Rudolph Valentino (a movie actor dying in New York City on August 23, 1926) in Kansas City on September 4, 1926 on its way by train to California.

103. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater November 19, 1961 Article with an interior photo of the soon-to-be-demolished Orpheum Theater and description of its past showings of famous actors, including vaudeville, Fanny Brice, and Tom Mix.

104. Out of the Shadows Out of the Shadows May 9, 2004 Article presents the Star Magazine's seven emerging artists for 2004. The names include: Sam Cordes, an actor; Danielle Nicole Schnebelen, singer; Scott Conner, bass singer; Anthony Oropeza, comic strip...

105. Playwrights & Players Theater Group Playwrights & Players Theater Group

106. Resident Theater Group Resident Theater Group

107. Reviving a Friendship Reviving a Friendship April 10, 2011 Feature story in A&E about George Wendt, "who is best known as Norm on the long-running sitcom "Cheers," and friend Tim Kazurinksy. Both are in town to perform in "The Odd Couple" at the New Theatre Restaurant....

108. Robbins Devoted her Life to Theater Robbins Devoted her Life to Theater July 16, 2006 Friends and colleagues describe the career and contrinutions of actress Elizabeth Robbins in this article. Robbins was among the founders of Kansas City Actors Theatre.

109. Robert Gunn: Featured Artist at Waldo Astoria Robert Gunn: Featured Artist at Waldo Astoria October-November//1973 Biographical article about Robert Gunn, "[t]he talented young artist who did the paintings lining the lobbies of the Waldo Astoria" in Kansas City, born in Washington, D. C., and coming to Kansas City...

110. Robert H. Hardaway: Actor, a Former Resident Here, Dies in Phoenix, Ariz. Robert H. Hardaway: Actor, a Former Resident Here, Dies in Phoenix, Ariz. August/25/1955 Obituary article for Robert Hardaway, "72 years old, a widely known actor who once lived in Kansas City." He was born in Georgia and came to Kansas City in the 1930s, producing and acting "in radio shows...

111. SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid 1931-1946 This collection contains a total of 46 media items which feature motion pictures in which Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery appeared. Most of the titles are in VHS format with some DVDs and CDs included. In...

112. SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid 1992-1993 The Plaza Dinner Playhouse collection documents the company's dinner theater performances for the 1992-1993 season. The collection contains documents, press releases, correspondence, and photographs relating...

113. SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid ca. 1880-present This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...

114. Shootouts, Showdowns, & Barroom Brawls Shootouts, Showdowns, & Barroom Brawls Winter 2005 Article describes the history of the portrayal of Kansas in Hollywood Western movies. Among the movies discussed are Seven Angry Men, Dark Command, and The Kansan.

115. Six Degrees of Kansas Six Degrees of Kansas Summer 2006 Article describes visits and connections to Kansas by various famous people, including actors, politicians, sports figures, and writers. Celebrities whose Kansas connections are examined include Truman...

116. Stage Production of Cyrano Stage Production of Cyrano ca. early 1950s Three unidentified actors performing on stage in a 1950s production of Cyrano, at the University of Kansas City Playhouse.

117. Taking Stock: What's Wrong with Theater in This Town, Anyway? Taking Stock: What's Wrong with Theater in This Town, Anyway? April 1988 Article about the lack of organization, interest, and black actors in Kansas City theaters, with the closing of others, including the 39th Street Theater.

118. Ten Years With Late Night Theatre Ten Years With Late Night Theatre December 2004/January 2005 Late Night Theatre, at 18th and Main, is known as Kansas City's "one-of-a-kind, gender-bending theatre group". Ad-libbing and audience participation are encouraged and actors develop their ideas for scripts...

119. The Grand Opera House and the Golden Age of the Legitimate Theatre in Kansas City The Grand Opera House and the Golden Age of the Legitimate Theatre in Kansas City April//1973 History of the Grand Opera House and its many plays, famous actors such as Ethel Barrymore and George M. Cohan, early movies, cycloramas, and other entertainment, etc., from 1891 to 1926, at 7th and Walnut...

120. The History of the Theatre in Kansas City from the Beginning to 1900 The History of the Theatre in Kansas City from the Beginning to 1900 1939 Masters thesis from Iowa State University on nineteenth-century history of Kansas City theater, with a description of the Theatre Comique on page 38.