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@Download Book Ì The Nance ñ In the s, burlesque impresarios welcomed the hilarious comics and musical parodies of vaudeville to their decidedly lowbrow niche A headliner called the nance usually played by a straight man was a stereotypically camp homosexual and master of comic double entendre THE NANCE recreates the naughty, raucous world of burlesque s heyday and tells the backstage story of Chauncey Miles and his fellow performers At a time when it was easy to play gay and dangerous to be gay, Chauncey s uproarious antics on the stage stand out in marked contrast to his offstage life