STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of SDMT's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
San Diego Musical Theatre announces Ain't Misbehavin' The Fats Waller Musical Show, (September 27-October 13: Preview on Friday, September 27, Press Opening on Saturday, September 28th and performances until October 13th.) at the Birch North Park Theatre. The outrageously prodigious comic and musical soul of 1930's Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging, finger-snapping revue that is still considered one of Broadway's best. Check out a sneak peek of the cast below!
Ron Kellum (Director/Choreographer) His 25 year career in the entertainment industry has made him the consummate showbiz professional. Whether performing on the Broadway stage, choreographing celebrity entertainers on a film set, or staging thousands of cheerleaders on a football field - Ron Kellum does it with grace, style and unstoppable, unflappable energy! Within the past few years, Ron penned his first book "The Gypsy Survival Guide to Show Business," choreographed the block buster hit movie, "Iron Man 2," starring Robert Downey Jr., appeared on "The Amazing Race," and directed many musicals including, "Rent," "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "Smokey Joe's Cafe," "Chicago," and "A Chorus Line." He's appeared on Broadway in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "Chicago" and toured nationally in "Fosse," "Chicago," "Aida," "Dreamgirls," "Beauty and The Beast" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe." Ron is the Senior Producer for e2k Sports, a leading entertainment company. He has co-directed the NFL United Way half-time show and he is the Co-Executive Director of the NFL Pro Bowl Cheerleaders.
DON LE MASTER (Music Director) As resident MD for SDMT, Don received the Outstanding Musical Direction award at the 2007 Theater Critic Circle Awards for SDMT's inaugural production The Full Monty and a nomination for A Chorus Line. Most recently, he was seen onstage, conducting the SDMT orchestra in The Sound of Music. Don has worked for many theaters including: Moonlight Amphitheatre, Cygnet, South Bay, Starlight, The Globe and McCoy Rigby. He was nominated for Outstanding Musical Direction for Performance Riverside's 1776 at the 2004 Ovation Awards.
Matthew Novotny, Lighting Designer - Janet Pitcher, Costume Co-Ordinator - Jill Townsend, Stage Manager
Rufus Bonds, Jr.* as Ken (Broadway: Rent, Once On This Island and Parade - National Tours: Lion King, Color Purple, Miss Saigon)
Sylvia MacCalla* as Nell (National Tours: Rent and Hairspray - Regional: Beehive and Working)
Amber Mercomes* as Armelia (Regional: Rent, Sweeney Todd, Anything Goes)
David LaMarr as Andre (Regional: Smokey Joe's Café, Hairspray, Mulan and Little Mermaid) (*=Members of Actors Equity Association)
TICKET INFORMATION: Single tickets for SDMT's production of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' are $26.00, $36.00, $46.00 and $56.00. Children 16 years and under receive a $10 discount. Seniors 65 years and older receive a $5.00 discount. Equity and Actor's Alliance may purchase up to 2 tickets at half price. Groups of 10 or more receive a 25% discount. For individual or group tickets contact the Administrative Office at 858-560-5740 or visit SDMT online at www.sdmt.org.
San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) is an award-winning, nonprofit theater company that seeks to bring vibrant musical theatre to the San Diego community. The mission of SDMT is to impact audiences by producing a range of classic and contemporary musical productions that engage and enhance the overall theatre experience. By partnering with professional actors, musicians, and technicians SDMT infuses momentum and energy into one of the only true American art forms. SDMT's vision is to create an environment where high-quality musical theatre thrives in San Diego for generations to come.
San Diego Musical Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.