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A Show Business Tale of Two Cities: The Shea Vaudeville Venues in Buffalo and Toronto

A success story recounts the rise of Mike Shea, a dock worker who, with his brother Jerry, became the leading impresarios in Buffalo and Toronto. This saga in sepia of a long lost world also spotlights performers and audience during vaudeville's heyday in the last 19th and early 20th centuries.

Presented by Mary Buckley; retired child welfare professional, history buff, and member of E-SU Syracuse Branch.


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