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A Jazzy Musical Celebration of Fats Waller
Apr 28 - May 21, 2023
Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square
Run Time: TBD
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 and Arrangements by Luther Henderson
Vocal and Musical Concepts by Jeffrey Gutcheon
Musical Arrangements by Jeffrey Gutcheon and William Elliott
This Tony-winning musical showcases the infectious energy and masterful stylings of 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’ Rythym Around,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” and the show’s namesake “Ain’t Misbehavin’.”
All patrons must have a ticket. Only children age two and older will be admitted to Great Lakes Theater performances.
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