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Hanna Theatre


Playhouse Square
2067 E. 14th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Playhouse Square
1511 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

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1501 Euclid Ave.
Suite 300
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 241-5490

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Ain't Misbehavin'

A Jazzy Musical Celebration of Fats Waller

  Sep 24 - Nov 07, 2021

  Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square

  Run Time: TBA

About the Show

Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz
Created and Originally Directed by Richard Maltby Jr.
Original Choreography and Musical Staging by Arthur Faria
Musical Adaptations, Orchestrations & Arrangements by Luther Henderson
Vocal & Musical Concepts by Jeffrey Gutcheon
Musical Arrangements by Jeffrey Gutcheon & William Elliott
Directed by Gerry McIntyre

This Tony-winning musical showcases the infectious energy and masterful stylings of the legendary jazz musician, Thomas “Fats” Waller.

Five actors croon, jive, wail and dance their way through the songs that made Waller a household name. Delight in the heyday of American big band jazz music as the cast celebrates unforgettable hits that include “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “Spreadin’ Rhythm Around,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” and the show’s namesake “Ain’t Misbehavin’.”

Season Transition Timeline for 2021-22 Subscription Purchases

  • February 1st - Priority Seating and ticket resolution period for existing 2020-21 Subscriber-ticketholders begins.
  • March 1st - Subscription purchase period for general public begins.

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All patrons must have a ticket. Only children age two and older will be admitted to Great Lakes Theater performances.

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Season Sponsors

Cuyahoga Arts and CultureOhio Arts Council

Production Sponsors

Kulas Foundation

Playnotes at Home

Join us on March 18th for a virtual event that dives into Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile." GLT staff and scholars will present select readings, discussion, and trivia during this fun evening you can join from the comfort of your own home.

COVID-19 Cancellation Updates & Information

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Great Lakes Theater's Great Genres!

We invite you to journey with us over the next several months as we profile each genre that currently holds a slot within a typical Great Lakes Theater season lineup in our latest content series!

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