Dexter Fishmore

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  • 5 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Nearly a thousand people gathered in Ventura County two weeks ago to watch a traveling minstrel show. No one onstage or in the gallery would have called it that. There was no blackface, no slapstick comedy set on an antebellum Southern plantation....

  • 5 years ago | A Considerable Town

    On a lit theater stage in Long Beach, Vince O'Connell cuts a dashing figure. He stands with his back to the audience in clothes that evoke Midtown Manhattan in the late Eisenhower period: slim-cut black suit, white shirt, narrow red tie. He is 18 ...

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