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Based on an idea by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz

A revue based on compositions and/or hits of "Fats" Waller.



Ain't Misbehavin' - 1979 West End Page 73


TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Honor Lee & Wolsky, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Legendary costume designer ALBERT WOLSKY and world renowned scenic designer MING CHO LEE are among the 2010 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 23 at 6:30pm at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Two-time Academy Award-winner Albert Wolsky will receive the 2010 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design, and Tony Award-winning scenic designer and educator Ming Cho Lee will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ben Vereen Hosts Jazz at Lincoln Center's ' Fats Waller,' 4/16-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Jazz at Lincoln Center will present 'The Music of Fats Waller' on April 16 and 17 at 8 PM in the Rose Theater. Tony winning Broadway entertainer, singer, and dancer Ben Vereen will serve as host for the event as well as perform. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre's THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Closes 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010

Experience the joy and excitement of the golden age of Tin Pan Alley when Atlanta Lyric Theatre's THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! struts its stuff as it comes roaring to The Strand Theatre on the Marietta Square in a no holds-barred celebration of the age of be-bop, jazz and swing February 19 through March 7. (more...)

Auditions for AINÂ'T MISBEHAVINÂ' Held at Super Summer Theatre, 3/27 & 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2010

Stage Door Entertainment, in conjunction with Super Summer Theatre, is pleased to announce upcoming auditions for its production of Ain't Misbehavin', to be performed at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park as part of Super Summer Theatre's 2010 Season. (more...)

The Colony Theatre Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

The Colony Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its 2010 - 2011 season of shows. In this, its tenth anniversary year in its beautiful home in Burbank, the multi-Ovation Award-winning theatre company brings its subscribers and audiences on five extraordinary and magical theatrical experiences, beginning with two women who find that they might just need each other more than they know; to the true story of one of the first freed slaves to ever graduate from an American university; from a beautiful witch who finds be-witching might lead her to lose her powers; to the fictionalized behind-the-scenes drama of one of the greatest movies of all time and to wrap up the season, we're gonna celebrate with an 'all night' musical sensation! Five amazing theatrical experiences; one spectacular season! (more...)

McCarter Theatre Presents TAKE FLIGHT 4/30-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Take Flight, a new musical with music by Academy Award winner David Shire, lyrics by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby Jr. with a book by Tony Award winner John Weidman will have its American premiere on the Berlind stage of McCarter Theatre in Princeton, April 30 through June 6. (Press Opening: Thursday, May 13 at 7:30pm) (more...)

Cornelia Street Cafe Announces Lady Got Chops Festival And More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

In May 1977 three artists--Robin Hirsch, a writer and director; Charles McKenna, an actor; and Raphaela Pivetta, a visual artist--stumbled across a tiny storefront on Cornelia Street in the heart of Greenwich Village and thought it the perfect place to open a café. (more...)

Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Auditions for AINÂ'T MISBEHAVINÂ' Held at Super Summer Theatre, 3/27 & 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

Stage Door Entertainment, in conjunction with Super Summer Theatre, is pleased to announce upcoming auditions for its production of Ain't Misbehavin', to be performed at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park as part of Super Summer Theatre's 2010 Season. (more...)

Cornelia Street Cafe Presents John McNeil-Billy Hart Quintet And More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe announces upcoming schedule for Fri Mar 26 9 & 10:30PM at 9:00PM & 10:30PM HOT & COOL: NEC JAZZ 40TH: JOHN MCNEIL-BILL MCHENRY QUINTET with John McNeil, trumpet; Bill Mchenry, tenor saxophone; Billy Hart, drums; Ethan Iverson, piano; Matt Penman, bass. (more...)

Laila Robins Replaces Elizabeth Marvel in MTC's THAT FACE; Opens 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) has announced full casting for the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Polly Stenham's THAT FACE, directed by Sarah Benson (Blasted, Artistic Director of Soho Rep). (more...)

Dennis Stowe Replaces Devin Richards in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Paper Mill Playhouse, 4/7-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce that Dennis Stowe has joined the all-star cast of Smokey Joe's Café. Mr. Stowe is replacing the previously announced Devin Richards who had to withdraw from the production due to an injury. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones, Smokey Joe's Café will run at the Millburn theater from April 7 through May 2, 2010. Smokey Joe's Café is proudly sponsored by American Airlines, the official airline of Paper Mill Playhouse. Press Opening is Sunday, April 11th at 7:00pm (more...)

Black Rep Brings FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE to the Grandel, 3/24 - 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, take over the Grandel Stage on March 24th The Black Rep opens the third mainstage production of Season 33. The show features the music of legendary horn player Louis Jordan. Lead character Nomax, whose girlfriend has left him and who is without money, finds Big Moe, Four-Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, No Moe, and Little Moe emerging from his 1930's-style radio to comfort him. They sing the hit songs of songwriter and saxophonist Louis Jordan, whose new slant on jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s. (more...)

George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Cast of CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Finley, Dotson, Burns Set for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Paper Mill Playhouse, 4/7-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for Smokey Joe's Café. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones, Smokey Joe's Café will run at the Millburn theater from April 7 through May 2, 2010. Smokey Joe's Café is proudly sponsored by American Airlines, the official airline of Paper Mill Playhouse. (more...)

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Their April Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Come pursue the varieties of jazz experience at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem! From conversations and live performances to educational sessions and panel discussions, you're sure to have a ball and learn a lot too. (more...)

Schiff & Wright to Star in Broadway Revival of TALLEY'S FOLLY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

Producers Phil Monat, T. Richard Fitzgerald and Randall L. Wreghitt announced today that TALLEY'S FOLLY, the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson (Burn This, Fifth of July, Balm in Gilead) will have its first-ever Broadway revival as part of the 2010-2011 Season. The production will begin previews in spring 2011, with exact dates and a theater to be announced. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Presents THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. Previews 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

Celebration Theatre is thrilled to present the West Coast Premiere of a brand new musical, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE - The Musical, with music, book and lyrics by Tim Acito (Zanna, Don't), choreography by Ameenah Kaplan (Altar Boyz, Frosty the Snow Manilow), musical direction by Greg Nabours (A New Brain), directed by Michael Matthews (Haram Iran, Beautiful Thing) and produced for Celebration Theatre by David Tarlow. (more...)

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2009 Sally Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced the recipients of the 2009 Sally Ordway Irvine Awards. As in the past, four leading individuals or organizations from Minnesota's arts community were acknowledged for their outstanding contributions to the state's cultural life. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 22, 2010
by - Mar 22, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cornelia Street Cafe Announces 21st Century Schizoid Music & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

In May 1977 three artists--Robin Hirsch, a writer and director; Charles McKenna, an actor; and Raphaela Pivetta, a visual artist--stumbled across a tiny storefront on Cornelia Street in the heart of Greenwich Village and thought it the perfect place to open a café. (more...)

Broadway Sings For Jenna's Dreams Benefit Held At Yorktown Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010

Craig Schulman, a Yorktown resident, is the only actor to have starred in three of the most extraordinary musicals ever written - Jekyll & Hyde, The Phantom of the Opera, and Les Misérables, with more than 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean on Broadway and around the world. Craig and his friends will sing the hits from a wide range of musicals, including the Broadway shows that made them the stars they are today. (more...)

MTC's EQUIVOCATION Opens Tonight at City Center, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club's production of EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain, (former artistic director of Boston Shakespeare Company), directed by Tony Award winner Garry Hynes (Translations, Beauty Queen of Leenane) opens tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

DREAMGIRLS Opens at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on March 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

A new, ground-breaking production of "Dreamgirls," directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom, arrives at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre, opening March 2, 2010, and playing through April 4. Previews begin February 25. (Opening was previously announced for February 26.) (more...)

Bougere, Jones et al. Lead Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO, 5/1 - 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Casting is complete for Goodman Theatre's Chicago-premiere production of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Good Negro, directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith. Wilson and Smith have tapped nine actors to bring this historical drama to the Albert stage, including Karen Aldridge (Goodman's The Cook; Proof); Teagle F. Bougere (Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun; The Tempest); Tory O. Davis (Goodman's Magnolia); John Hoogenakker (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Shakespeare's Othello); Billy Eugene Jones (Broadway's Passing Strange; Radio Golf); Nambi Kelley (Goodman's Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Victory Gardens' The Lost Boys of Sudan); Demetrios Troy (Northlight's Awake and Sing; Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III); Dan Waller (Goodman's Ghostwritten; Talking Pictures) and Mick Weber (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Theatre's Shear Madness). The production will run from May 1 - June 6, 2010. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES 4/9-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue). (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Presents THE SECOND CITY DOES ARIZONA, 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

From sagebrush to Sheriff Joe, from Green Valley to kokopelli - it's time to batten down the barrel cactus because The Second City is on their way to the Grand Canyon State to do a no-holds-barred world premiere comedy revue all about Arizona. THE SECOND CITY DOES ARIZONA is an original revue of comic sketches and songs aimed at skewering everything and everyone that is unique, ridiculous and wonderful about the land of rising temperatures and falling real estate. The Second City Does Arizona plays in Tucson at the Temple of Music and Art from April 3 through April 24. It continues its run in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater Center from April 29 through May 16. (more...)

Black Rep Brings FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE to the Grandel, 3/24 - 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, take over the Grandel Stage on March 24th The Black Rep opens the third mainstage production of Season 33. The show features the music of legendary horn player Louis Jordan. Lead character Nomax, whose girlfriend has left him and who is without money, finds Big Moe, Four-Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, No Moe, and Little Moe emerging from his 1930's-style radio to comfort him. They sing the hit songs of songwriter and saxophonist Louis Jordan, whose new slant on jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s. (more...)

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Swings Onto San Jose Rep TheatreÂ's Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2010

he irresistible, finger-snappin' and toe-tappin' Tony® Award-winning musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', a celebration of the music of Thomas "Fats" Waller, shimmies onto San Jose Repertory Theatre's stage March 13. (more...)

Kaye, McGillin, Baldwin Set For NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG 2010 GALA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), recently acclaimed by TimeOut New York for its 'A-list artistry,' will present its 2010 Gala, Let Yourself Go, a celebration of the rich musical legacy of America's foremost composer/lyricist, Irving Berlin, on Monday April 12 at 7 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, New York City. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, VIBRATOR PLAY et al. Play San Diego Rep in '10-'11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE is thrilled to announce the 2010 -2011 Season, an exciting lineup of multicultural works that exemplify the REP's mission to produce intimate, exotic, provocative theatre. (more...)

CAP 21 Honors Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire at Spring Gala, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11. (more...)

Gemignani and Colella Join CAP 21 Spring Gala to Honor Maltby and Shire, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11th. Several performers have been announced, including Alexander Gemignani, Jenn Colella, and Maltby's daughter, Charlotte Maltby. (more...)

Finley, Dotson, Burns et al. Set for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Paper Mill Playhouse, 4/7-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2010

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for Smokey Joe's Café. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones, Smokey Joe's Café will run at the Millburn theater from April 7 through May 2, 2010. Smokey Joe's Café is proudly sponsored by American Airlines, the official airline of Paper Mill Playhouse. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 28, 2010
by - Feb 28, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Gemignani and Colella Join CAP 21 Spring Gala to Honor Maltby and Shire, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11th. Several performers have been announced, including Alexander Gemignani, Jenn Colella, and Maltby's daughter, Charlotte Maltby. (more...)

Broadway Sings For Jenna's Dreams Benefit Held At Yorktown Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Craig Schulman, a Yorktown resident, is the only actor to have starred in three of the most extraordinary musicals ever written - Jekyll & Hyde, The Phantom of the Opera, and Les Misérables, with more than 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean on Broadway and around the world. Craig and his friends will sing the hits from a wide range of musicals, including the Broadway shows that made them the stars they are today. (more...)

CAP 21 Honors Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire at Spring Gala, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11. (more...)

'The Distance You Have Come: The Music of Scott Alan' Plays At Davenport's For Final Show, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Escape the cold winter weather with the thrilling songs of Scott Alan in The Distance YouHave Come, performed at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret. The final show will take place on February 22, 2010. Reservationscan be placed at www.davenportspianobar.com. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre's THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Begins 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

Experience the joy and excitement of the golden age of Tin Pan Alley when Atlanta Lyric Theatre's THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! struts its stuff as it comes roaring to The Strand Theatre on the Marietta Square in a no holds-barred celebration of the age of be-bop, jazz and swing February 19 through March 7. (more...)

George Merritt Memorial Service Set for Feb. 23 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

George Robert Merritt, Jr. of Hawthorne, N.J. passed into eternal life on Monday, February 15, 2010 at the age of 67. He leaves behind his devoted wife, Bobbie, of 18 years of marriage, his beloved step-daughter and son-in-law, Jodi and Andrew of NY, his pride and joy grandchildren, Joshua, Olivia and Paris, 5 loving God-children, Kristen, Natlalie, Ricki, Anna and Josiah, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was the son of Mary Hawes of Ct., the brother of Philip, Henry, Rachel, Natalea, Roderick, Ralph, Sue, Patti and Tom. He was pre-deceased by his brothers, Andy and Ken. A Celebration Service will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 7:00 PM at: Calvary Baptist Church, 123 West 57th St., New York City, N.Y. (more...)

Cleveland Play House's Production of Ain't Misbehavin' a true delight; catch it before it ends Sunday!
by Bryan Guffey - Feb 18, 2010

Looking for rollicking tunes, heartfelt love songs, skilled dancing, raunchy fun and one of the best casts assembled at the Cleveland Play House in ages? You can get all that and more at the smash hit Ain't Misbehavin', now in its final weekend. (more...)

Merle Dandridge to Guest Star on ABC's 'The Deep End,' 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Broadway vet Merle Dandridge will be featured on an upcoming episode of ABC's 'The Deep End.' Dandridge will be featured on an episode entitled, 'The Innocent Man,' where Addy's long-distance boyfriend surprises her at the office. The episode will air Thursday, February 18th from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET, on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Acclaimed Baritone and Broadway Vet George Merritt Succumbs to Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Acclaimed Baritone and Drama Desk Award Nominee George Merritt succumbed to liver cancer on Monday. February 15, after being diagnosed with the disease 3 months ago. (more...)

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Swings Onto San Jose Rep TheatreÂ's Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

he irresistible, finger-snappin' and toe-tappin' Tony® Award-winning musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', a celebration of the music of Thomas "Fats" Waller, shimmies onto San Jose Repertory Theatre's stage March 13. (more...)

Mayes & Wintersteller Set For CLOSER THAN EVER At Queens Theater In The Park
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller (more...)

E. Faye Butler Performs at Center Stage Feb. 14
by Charles Shubow - Feb 14, 2010

The inspiration behind CENTERSTAGE's newly introduced Cabaret Series, Center Stage Associate Artist E. Faye Butler returns for a Valentine's week-end. After her rousing performances in Ain't Misbehavin'; Dinah Was; and Caroline, or Change, Butler will be presenting her own show entitled 'Just 'N Time'. (more...)

Andre De Shields' MINE EYES Plays Final Performance at the Abingdon Theater, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

In celebration of Black History Month 2010, The Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Director) will present award-winning Broadway star André De Shields performing his solo work-in-progress entitled Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory: From Douglass to Deliverance. The final performance is slated for February 14. Conceived, researched and written by Mr. De Shields, Mine Eyes is directed by Alfred Preisser, former Artistic Director, Classical Theatre of Harlem, where Mr. De Shields has frequently performed. (more...)

BRIDGE AND TUNNEL Closes at Florida Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre's production of 'Bridge and Tunnel' will close on February 13, 2010. (more...)

Broadway Blog - J.D. Salinger on Ain't Misbehavin'
by - Feb 12, 2010

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, February 12, 2010. (more...)

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