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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.

Her Majesty's Theatre


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(Piccadilly Circus) Haymarket
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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 “Fats” Waller song, Ain't Misbehavin' is a musical revue tribute to the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and '30s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Broadway Concert Series (June 3 - 18).
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Troupe today announces the world première of a new adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man by Simon Reade. Directed by Philip Wilson, the production opens in Park200 at Park Theatre on 21 October, with previews from 19 October, and runs until 26 November.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
For Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe founding member Jnana Cooper, her life’s journey hasn’t always been smooth. But she has come out the other end stronger and, to celebrate, she will return to WBTT – where her professional artistic journey began – and perform in a special concert presentation on June 13 titled “Unbreakable: An Evening with Jnana Wilson Cooper.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by - May 16, 2022
Special Offer - Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and More in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 'From Ziegfeld to Moulin Rouge!' ?!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022
The show is written by Karen Bankhead with additional material by Pam Trotter and performed by Karen Bankhead. It features musical performance by singer Pam Trotter, and is directed by Karen Bankhead. It is produced by Free Spirit Productions. The production will play one performance at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068 on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. For tickets, call (323) 851-7977 or visit http://theatrewest.org. The show runs for 80 minutes and is recommended for ages 14+.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
After a challenging, yet successful year of producing theatre, concerts and special events amidst unpredictable circumstances, The Encore Musical Theatre Company is moving forward into their 14th Season! 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston returns for its 53rd summer season on the main stage at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Under the direction of new Artistic Director Rachel Bertone, the curtain will rise on two iconic American musicals: West Side Story, the powerful tale of young lovers caught between prejudice and warring street gangs (July 8-16, 2022) and Pippin, Stephen Schwartz's unforgettable musical masterpiece of a young prince searching for passion, adventure, and the true meaning of life. (August 5-13, 2022).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022
Charles Fee, Producing Artistic Director of Great Lakes Theater (GLT), unveiled an exciting six-production lineup to comprise the company's 2022-23 season. Great Lakes Theater's sixty-first season is scheduled to run from September 2022 through May 2023 at Playhouse Square's Hanna and Mimi Ohio Theatres. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022
Back by popular demand – from its world-premiere run during the summer of 2017 – Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will present “Broadway in Black,” updated for 2022. In this musical revue created and adapted by WBTT Founder and Artistic Director Nate Jacobs, WBTT will salute Broadway musicals with songs that span decades and a wide variety of musical styles that will appeal to audiences of all ages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022
The National Society of Arts & Letters Florida has announced their 4th Annual Star Maker Awards will be held at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm.  
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022
Dominion Entertainment Group has announced its first production of their 10th anniversary season; Mahalia: A Gospel Musical, lead by actress Maiesha McQueen, who was last seen on Broadway starring in the hit musical WAITRESS.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
In its 23rd season, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will explore the struggles and triumphs of people who sought to realize their own version of the American Dream. Whether their dreams came true or were deferred, their stories make for compelling, can't-miss shows on the WBTT stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its first New Faces Sing Broadway concert of 2022, New Faces Sing Broadway 1947 with host Robin DaSilva, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo, music directed by Linda Madonia and featuring ten new up and coming talents performing songs from the 1947 Broadway season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: The New Wave on Monday, March 21 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will launch Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
Today, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2022/23 Season featuring a beloved Disney classic and pre-Broadway co-production with Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
The staff and board of Rubicon Theatre in Ventura will open the company’s doors once again for the 2022-2023 “Welcome Home” Season.  
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
 For the first time, the Palm Beach Symphony and Sinclair Broadcast Group will bring the thrilling excitement of Independence Day to viewers with “The Sounds of Freedom” that will be broadcast on CBS12 News and CW34. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022
Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show is now playing at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Stage. Performances run June 16-July 9. Check out all new production footage in the video here!
by Marc Savitt - Jun 20, 2022
To be clear, there is absolutely nothing about this production that is dull, dated, or dusty. The joint is most certainly jumpin’ for an evening full of rowdy, raunchy and humorous songs that capture the love longing and zest for life in the 1920’s/’30s.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show begins this week at Barrington Stage Company's St. Germain Stage. Performances run June 16-July 9. Check out all new rehearsal footage here!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022
'Stuck', a world premiere 20-minute musical by NYU MFA candidates Danielle Koenig and Julio Vaquero, has been selected for Off-Off Broadway's The Chain Theatre: One Act Festival taking place in February 2022.
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.  
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022
Centre Stage has announced its 2022-2023 Season as well as a long-awaited rebrand.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022
Vanguard University's department of theatre arts will present the smash hit Broadway musical, Mamma Mia. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning February 25th, 2022, and running three weekends through March 13th.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022
​​​​​​​To share an outstanding solo show with the widest possible audience, Theater for the New City has extended its world premiere production of 'I Just Want To Tell Somebody,' written and performed by Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens, through February 6.
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.  
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 5, 2022
Award-winning actress and vocalist Gabrielle Lee and her swinging four-piece jazz band will deliver an evening of ragtime, blues and Tin Pan Alley jazz standards celebrating Black History Month. A Tin Pan Alley Celebration of Black History Month plays at Feinstein’s/54 Below on Friday, February 11 at 7 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022
Patrece Bloomfield will bring her striking vocals to a new solo cabaret Jazzy Skies With Broadway Showers: A little bit of Billie, Natalie and Broadway! in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series, March 23 and 24, 2022.
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.
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. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022
Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022
This March Flushing Town Hall will present a Women's History Month series featuring four, unique performances celebrating iconic women of music history - women whose talent, boldness, and originality overcame barriers in the male-dominated spaces of their time.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2022
Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2022
Watch below as Brierley Resident Acting Company member Liz Mikel invites audiences to experience 'Our Town' at Dallas Theater Center before she heads to Broadway in 1776!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022
Centre Stage has announced two upcoming productions, Ain't Misbehavin' and Songs For A New World. Learn more about both shows here!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022
Music Theater Heritage has announced an innovative and exciting 2023 season at Crown Center. Utilizing three different venues, MTH's 21st Season highlights stories centered around family, escapism, and love.
by Nathaniel Jones - Apr 4, 2022
It is spectacular to see performers execute an iconic show steeped in its history. It’s even more spectacular when you reach those moments that allow you to feel like you were there based on the way the performers connect to the music and transport you to when it began. This production pulled out all the stops to be true to the music of Fats Waller
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
The final First Stage production of the 2021/22 season will be THE LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET, a play adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie from the Newbery Medal-winning children's book by Matt de la Peña, with Illustrations by Christian Robinson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today the cast for the second annual musical theater collaboration, Broadway In The Park (Friday, June 24 at 8PM). The show will star Tony Award-winners Kelli O’Hara and Adrienne Warren and will feature an ensemble of local talent.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022
Single tickets are now on sale for The REV Theatre Company's 2022 season at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Today, TEDxBroadway organizers have announced more speakers for TEDxBroadway TEN on Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern.  The hybrid event – at New World Stages and exclusively livestreaming on Stellar, will gather a global community of changemakers to consider the central mission question, “What’s the BEST Broadway can be?”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the first two shows of its 2022 season: the 1978 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, and the world premiere play, Andy Warhol in Iran by Brent Askari (BSC’s American Underground) which opens the St. Germain Stage from June 2-25.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum was “Alive with the Sound of Music!” A dazzling event recently hosted by the National Society of Arts & Letters of Florida and raising over $47,000 to support the Boca Raton-based nonprofit's mission of supporting local emerging performing and visual artists.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022
The Chicago Philharmonic Society presents the finale of its 32nd season, Aretha Rising, on May 29, 2022, Memorial Day Weekend at Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E Randolph, Chicago).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will close its 2021-2022 season with two world-premiere one-act plays, under the auspices of its New Playwrights Series. These plays, “From Birmingham To Broadway” and “Float Like A Butterfly,” will be presented together May 4-29.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
This critically acclaimed musical won four Tony Awards in 2010 including Best Musical and Best Original Score, four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Music, and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Score.

Ain't Misbehavin' Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Ain't Misbehavin' have their been?
Ain't Misbehavin' has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1995, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2003, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2006 and US Tour which opened in 2008.

What other awards has Ain't Misbehavin' been nominated for?
Outstanding Non-Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for National Theatre and Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Murray Horwitz, Richard Maltby and Luther Henderson.

What productions of Ain't Misbehavin' have their been?
Ain't Misbehavin' has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1995, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2003, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2006 and US Tour which opened in 2008.

What awards has Ain't Misbehavin' been nominated for?
Outstanding Non-Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for National Theatre and Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Murray Horwitz, Richard Maltby and Luther Henderson.

What songs are in Ain't Misbehavin' and what's the order?
Lookin' Good But Feelin' Bad
Squeeze Me
Handful of Keys
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
How Ya Baby
The Jitterbug Waltz
Yacht Club Swing
Cash for Your Trash
Off-Time
The Joint Is Jumpin'
Spreadin' Rhythm Around
Lounging at the Waldorf
The Viper's Drag
The Reefer Song
Mean to Me
Your Feet's Too Big
That Ain't Right
Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
Find Out What They Like
Fat and Greasy
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
I've Got My Fingers Crossed
It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
Ain't Misbehavin'
The Ladies Who Sing with the Band
When the Nylons Bloom Again
Black and Blue
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Honeysuckle Rose
Two Sleepy People
'T Ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
Ain't Misbehavin'
Honeysuckle Rose
Squeeze Me
Handful of Keys
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
How Ya Baby
The Jitterbug Waltz
The Ladies Who Sing With The Band
Yacht Club Swing
When The Nylons Bloom Again
Cash For Your Trash
Off-Time
The Joint Is Jumpin'
Spreadin' Rhythm Around
Lounging At The Waldorf
Mean To Me
Your Feet's Too Big
That Ain't Right
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
Find Out What They Like
Fat And Greasy
Black And Blue
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Two Sleepy People
I've Got My Fingers Crossed
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

What is the order of songs in Ain't Misbehavin' and what's the order?
Lookin' Good But Feelin' Bad
Squeeze Me
Handful of Keys
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
How Ya Baby
The Jitterbug Waltz
Yacht Club Swing
Cash for Your Trash
Off-Time
The Joint Is Jumpin'
Spreadin' Rhythm Around
Lounging at the Waldorf
The Viper's Drag
The Reefer Song
Mean to Me
Your Feet's Too Big
That Ain't Right
Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
Find Out What They Like
Fat and Greasy
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
I've Got My Fingers Crossed
It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
Ain't Misbehavin'
The Ladies Who Sing with the Band
When the Nylons Bloom Again
Black and Blue
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Honeysuckle Rose
Two Sleepy People
'T Ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
Ain't Misbehavin'
Honeysuckle Rose
Squeeze Me
Handful of Keys
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling
How Ya Baby
The Jitterbug Waltz
The Ladies Who Sing With The Band
Yacht Club Swing
When The Nylons Bloom Again
Cash For Your Trash
Off-Time
The Joint Is Jumpin'
Spreadin' Rhythm Around
Lounging At The Waldorf
Mean To Me
Your Feet's Too Big
That Ain't Right
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
Find Out What They Like
Fat And Greasy
Black And Blue
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Two Sleepy People
I've Got My Fingers Crossed
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

What productions of Ain't Misbehavin' have there been?
Ain't Misbehavin' has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1995, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2003, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2006 and US Tour which opened in 2008.