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Ain't Misbehavin'   
The New FATS WALLER Musical Show

 
Ambassador Theatre , (8/15/1988 - 1/15/1989)
First Preview:Aug 09, 1988 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Aug 15, 1988   
Closing Date:Jan 15, 1989 Total Performances:176

Category: Musical, Revue, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein and Roger Berlind
Originally produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Managing Director)
Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller; Music Supervision and Arrangements by Luther Henderson; Vocal arrangements by William Elliott and Jeffrey Gutcheon
Based on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.; Conceived and Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Musical staging and choreography by Arthur Faria; Associate Director: Murray Horwitz
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Randy Barcelo; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by Tom Morse
General Manager: Berg / Birkenhead
Production Stage Manager: Scott Glenn; Stage Manager: Linnea Sundsten and Peter Lawrence; Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.
Conductor and Pianist: Luther Henderson; Vocal and Musical Concepts by Jeffrey Gutcheon; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Associate Conductor: William Foster McDaniel and Leonard Oxley
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Artwork by Doug Johnson; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Press Representative: Sandy Manley and Jim Randolph
Cast
Nell Carter Performer
André De Shields Performer
Armelia McQueen Performer
Ken Page Performer
Charlaine Woodard Performer
Standbys: Kecia Lewis-Evans (Performer), Jackie Lowe (Performer), Ken Prymus (Performer) and Eric Riley (Performer)
music by Thomas "Fats" Waller
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1
Ain't Misbehavin' (from HOT CHOCOLATES)
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Brooks; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
Lookin' Good But Feeling Bad
(lyrics by Lester A. Santly)
T Ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
(music by Porter Grainger and Everett Robbins; lyrics by Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins, Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz)
Honeysuckle Rose (from LOAD OF COAL)
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)
Squeeze Me
(lyrics by Clarence Williams)
Handful of Keys
(lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., Murray Horwitz and Marty Grosz)
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling (from APPLAUSE)
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Link; lyrics by Billy Rose)
How Ya Baby
(lyrics by J. C. Johnson)
The Jitterbug Waltz
(lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.)
The Ladies Who Sing with the Band (from EARLY TO BED)
(lyrics by George Marion, Jr.)
Yacht Club Swing
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Herman Autry; lyrics by J. C. Johnson)
When the Nylons Bloom Again (from EARLY TO BED)
(lyrics by George Marion, Jr.)
Cash for Your Trash
(lyrics by Ed Kirkeby)
Off-Time
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Brooks; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
The Joint Is Jumpin'
(lyrics by Andy Razaf and J. C. Johnson)
ACT 2
Spreadin' Rhythm Around
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Ted Koehler and Richard Maltby, Jr.)
Lounging at the Waldorf
(lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.)
The Viper's Drag
The Reefer Song
Mean to Me
(music by Roy Turk and Fred E. Ahlert; lyrics by Roy Turk and Fred E. Ahlert)
Your Feet's Too Big
(music by Ada Benson and Fred Fisher; lyrics by Ada Benson and Fred Fisher)
That Ain't Right
(music by Nat "King" Cole; lyrics by Nat "King" Cole, Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz)
Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)
Find Out What They Like (and How They Like It)
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)
This Is So Nice
(lyrics by George Marion, Jr.)
Fat and Greasy
(music by Porter Grainger and Charlie Johnson; lyrics by Porter Grainger and Charlie Johnson)
Black and Blue (from HOT CHOCOLATES)
(music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Brooks; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
(music by Fred E. Ahlert; lyrics by Joe Young)
Two Sleepy People (from THANKS FOR THE MEMORY)
(music by Hoagy Carmichael; lyrics by Frank Loesser)
I've Got My Fingers Crossed (from KING OF BURLESQUE)
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
I Can't Give You Anything But Love (from BLACKBIRDS OF 1929)
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
(music by Billy Mayhew; lyrics by Billy Mayhew)
Honeysuckle Rose (from LOAD OF COAL) (Reprise)
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)