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A Jazzy Musical Celebration of Fats Waller
Sep 24 - Nov 07, 2021
Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square
Run Time: TBA
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’.”
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AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
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