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Edna Archer Crawford, Who is Appearing in "The Importance of Coming
New York, April 12. Is it TOO
EASY TO BE BORN?
Are too many babies that weren't
wanted brought into the world?
Shouldn't mothers tell their daugh
ters more about the coming of new
lives before the little lives are actual
ly on the way?
SUCH is the "biggest" problem
which the "littlest" theater has just
flashed before the eyes of New York.
This "smallest theater in the
world" is the new Bramhall Play
house. It is' the latest of the famous
"little theaters" for which a fad is
fast sweeping the country. J
Over on the East-side, you find a
little gray house tucked in between'
tall buildings. Inside you find an au
ditorium seating barely 200 persons.
The walls are tinted silver; the ceil
ings are dull gold. It was arected in
secrecy by Butler Dav.enport, a devo
tee of the drama, and the world knew
nothing of the playhouse unil it op-
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