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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


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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
Standby: 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'
(music by Harry Brooks and Thomas "Fats" Waller; 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, Murray Horwitz, Richard Maltby, Jr. and Everett Robbins)
Honeysuckle Rose
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)
Squeeze Me
(lyrics by Clarence Williams)
Handful of Keys
(lyrics by Marty Grosz, Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.)
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
(music by Harry Link and Thomas "Fats" Waller; 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
(lyrics by George Marion, Jr.)
Yacht Club Swing
(music by Herman Autry and Thomas "Fats" Waller; lyrics by J. C. Johnson)
When the Nylons Bloom Again
(lyrics by George Marion, Jr.)
Cash for Your Trash
(lyrics by Ed Kirkeby)
Off-Time
(music by Harry Brooks and Thomas "Fats" Waller; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
The Joint Is Jumpin'
(lyrics by J. C. Johnson and Andy Razaf)
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 Fred E. Ahlert and Roy Turk; lyrics by Fred E. Ahlert and Roy Turk)
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, Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.)
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
(music by Harry Brooks and Thomas "Fats" Waller; 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
(music by Hoagy Carmichael; lyrics by Frank Loesser)
I've Got My Fingers Crossed
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
(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 (Reprise)
(lyrics by Andy Razaf)