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        9-13+

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        Part of The Nance
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        Contains Adult Language, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco, Mature Content

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        Deviance on Stage | The Nance

        Watch this scene from The Nance in which the characters argue about decency laws restricting freedom of expression in the theater in 1930s New York City. Nathan Lane stars in this ensemble production as Chauncey Miles, a homosexual actor working in the burlesque theater district. In this excerpt, the characters discuss Mayor Fiorello La Guardia's efforts to shut down burlesque shows.

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