Following in the footsteps of the successful HD presentations by the Metropolitan Opera and the National Theatre, New York City's Lincoln Center Theater is transmitting the Douglas Carter Beane play "The Nance," starring Nathan Lane, to more than 300 theaters around the United States for several weeks starting Monday, June 23.
In this area, the participating theaters are the Fairfield Cinemas, the Criterion in Greenwich and the Connecticut Post 14 in Milford, which will be presenting "The Nance" on scattered dates beginning June 24.
Lane was nominated for a Tony for his performance as Chauncey Miles, a closeted gay burlesque star of the 1930s. The comedy-drama catches Miles at a crisis moment in his career -- burlesque is under assault as obscenity by politicians -- and in his private life. A young man (Jonny Orsini) moves in with the star, falls in love with him, and tries
to convince the performer
to give up his secretive,