Good to know.

I had heard this term a long time ago, come to think of it, but had forgot all about it. The play sounds VERY promising.

“Nance, or nancy boy, is disparaging slang for an effeminate or homosexual man, and nances were popular theatrical figures, akin to blackface performers, during the 1920s and ’30s.”

via Nathan Lane May Play ‘The Nance’ –