Photo Flash: Porchlight's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Celebrates Opening Night
Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber present the Tony Award-winning Thomas "Fats" Waller' musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', now through March 9, 2014, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!
This Black History Month presentation with book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. and music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and various other composers and lyricists features direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and music direction by Jaret Landon.
The Ain't Misbehavin' cast features Robin DaSilva, Sharriese Hamilton, Donterrio Johnson, Lina Wass and Lorenzo Rush, Jr., with understudies Nicole Michelle Haskins, Christopher Jackson, Marjie Southerland and in the band; Austin Cook, conductor/piano; Chris Thigpen, bass; Michael Weatherspoon, drums; Rajiv Halim, saxophone and Shaun Johnson, trumpet.
The Ain't Misbehavin' production team includes Aaron Shapiro, production manager; Bill Morey, costume designer; Nick Belley, lighting designer; Jeffrey Kmiec, scenic designer; Jenna Moran, sound designer; Kevin Barthel, wig designer and Jill Yetsky, stage manager.
The performance schedule is Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is an added matinee performance Thursday, March 6 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for previews and $43.50 for all other performances. Two show subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at Stage 773, 773.327.5252. Groups of ten or more may receive discounts on tickets purchased via Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or grouptheatertix.com.
Lina Wass & her husband, Cody Wass
The cast, (some) band, the director, and the assistant director