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Thomas "Fats" Waller

 
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Date of Birth: May 21, 1904
Date of Death: December 15, 1943 (39)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
 

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AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Is Spreadin' Rhythm Around at Greater Boston Stage Company Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Is Spreadin' Rhythm Around at Greater Boston Stage Company
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Greater Boston Stage Company presents Ain't Misbehavin' directed and co-choreographed by Maurice Emmanuel Parent. Produced by The Nora at Central Square Theatre, The Front Porch Arts Collective, and Greater Boston Stage Company. Named after the 1929 Thomas ‚ÄúFats‚ÄĚ Waller song, Ain't Misbehavin' is a musical revue tribute to the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and '30s.

Black Theatre Troupe Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN The Fats Waller Musical March 25 - Apr Photo Black Theatre Troupe Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN The Fats Waller Musical March 25 - April 10
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

Black Theatre Troupe concludes its season with the rousing musical tribute to the time of The Cotton Club and The Savoy, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' - THE FATS WALLER MUSICAL, March 25 - April 10, 2022 at the Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, 1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034. 

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Comes to The Roxy Regional Theatre This Month Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Comes to The Roxy Regional Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

The corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville will be jumpin' this February with a sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great Fats Waller.  

The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' in June Photo The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' in June
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022

Ain't Misbehavin' is a sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great, Fats Waller. Thomas 'Fats' Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat of swing music.

ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season Photo ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

Centre Stage has announced its 2022-2023 Season as well as a long-awaited rebrand.

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Celebrates The Music Of Jazz Legend Fats Waller At The Roxy Regiona Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Celebrates The Music Of Jazz Legend Fats Waller At The Roxy Regional Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

The corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville will be jumpin' this February with a sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great Fats Waller.  

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by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens Next Weekend at Pioneer Theatre Company Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens Next Weekend at Pioneer Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

Rowdy and fun, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is our joyous celebration of the return of theatre. Closed since March 2020, Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) opens with Ain't Misbehavin' on September 10, 2021 through September 25, 2021. It will be presented scripts-in-hand, as a concert musical but fully staged with the orchestra on stage.

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens September 10 at Pioneer Theatre Co. Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens September 10 at Pioneer Theatre Co.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2021

It's a celebration of Thomas 'Fats' Waller, the stride pianist and composer who became a Harlem legend defining the jazz of the 20s and 30s. Rowdy and fun,¬†Ain't Misbehavin'¬†is a¬†joyous celebration of the return of theatre. Ain't Misbehavin' opens at Pioneer¬†Theatre Company (PTC) September 10, 2021¬†and runs through¬†September 25, 2021. ÔĽŅ

Black Theatre Troupe Announces 50th Season Photo Black Theatre Troupe Announces 50th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčAfter a year-long hiatus with the pandemic hitting just before Black Theatre Troupe's 50th Anniversary Season, the renowned company has announced it will resume its annual schedule of performances with its 2021-22 Season.

Thomas "Fats" Waller Videos

VIDEO: See The Cast Of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At La Mirada Theatre In Action! VideoVIDEO: See The Cast Of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At La Mirada Theatre In Action!
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2017

Watch the cast of La Mirada's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'! The show runs through October 8!

STAGE TUBE: Cast Performs 'Black and Blue' from Porchlight Music Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre welcomes the return of its multi award-winning hit AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', now through December 20. This week's Chicago Tribune Showcase features cast members Robin Da Silva, Sharriese Hamilton, Donterrio Johnson, Lorenzo Rush Jr. and Lina Wass singing 'Black and Blue' with accompaniment by Austin Cook. Check it out below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Porchlight Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic DirectorMichael Weber announce the Tony Award-winning Thomas 'Fats' Waller' musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', February 1 - March 9, 2014, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. 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. Check out highlights of the show below!


Thomas "Fats" Waller Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Thomas "Fats" Waller written?
Thomas "Fats" Waller has written 5 shows including Keep Shufflin' (Composer), Hot Chocolates (Composer), Early to Bed (Composer), Bubbling Brown Sugar (Composer/Lyricist), Ain't Misbehavin' (Composer).