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        Part of The Nance
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        Protest | The Nance

        Watch as the characters unionize and prepare to protest the censorship of 1930s burlesque shows in this excerpt from The Nance starring Nathan Lane. Under the leadership of Mayor La Guardia, police cracked down on burlesque performers in the 1930s, accusing them of violating decency laws. This comedic play dramatizes the discrimination of homosexuals and other performers in the burlesque theater scene of the era.

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