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Encyclopedia > Ain't Misbehavin'
Ain't Misbehavin'
Original Broadway Production

Production Poster
Music Thomas "Fats" Waller and others
Lyrics Thomas "Fats" Waller and others
Theatre Longacre Theatre
Plymouth Theatre
Belasco Theatre
Opened May 9, 1978
Closed February 21, 1982
Producer(s) The Shubert Organization
Emanuel Azenberg
Dasha Epstein
Jane Gaynor
Ron Dante
Director Richard Maltby, Jr.
Choreographer Arthur Faria
Scenic designer John Lee Beatty
Costume designer Randy Barcelo
Lighting designer Pat Collins
Originally starring Nell Carter
André De Shields
Armelia McQueen
Ken Page
Charlayne Woodard
Luther Henderson

"Ain't Misbehavin'" is a song by Harry Brooks with Fats Waller and lyricist Andy Razaf, dating from 1929. The singer is not cheating on a lover: "Ain't misbehavin', I'm savin' my love for you". Its fantastic, Fats Waller recorded the definitive version, which he also performed in the 1943 film Stormy Weather. It has been recorded by countless other performers over the years, including Bill Haley & His Comets who recorded a rock and roll version in 1957. Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... The Longacre Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... The Belasco Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... Shubert Theatre, Boston The Shubert Organization was founded by the Shubert brothers, Sam S. Shubert, Lee Shubert, and Jacob J. Shubert of Syracuse, New York in the late 19th century in upstate New York, entering into New York City productions in 1900. ... Ron Dante is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Richard Maltby, Jr. ... Nell Carter, as Nell Harper on Gimme a Break! Nell Carter (September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and film, stage and television actress. ... Armelia McQueen is an American actress. ... Ken page is an actor best for the speaking and singing voice of the evil bag of bugs oogie boogie in tim burtons the nightmare before christmas ... Luther Henderson (1919 - 2003) was an arranger, composer and orchestrator. ... Harry Brooks (*20 September 1895 in Homestead, PA, USA; †22 June 1970, Teaneck, NJ, USA) was an American writer of popular songs, jazz pianist and composer in the 1920s through the early 1950s. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Andy Razaf (December 16, 1895_1973), (born Andriamanantena Paul Razafinkarefo also Razafkeriefo) African American composer, poet, and lyricist of such well-known songs as Aint Misbehavin and *Honeysuckle Rose. Born in Washington, D.C., the son of Henry Razafkeriefo, a Malagasy nobleman and Jennie (Waller) Razafkeriefo, the daughter of John... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Stormy Weather is the title of an American musical motion picture produced and released by 20th Century Fox in 1943. ... The original members of Bill Haley and His Comets, c. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ...


This title was later used for a Broadway show (see below). Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ...


In 2004, it was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry. The Great Hall interior. ... The National Recording Registry is a list of sound recordings which are culturally, historically or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States. ...

Contents

Musical Show

Ain't Misbehavin is a musical revue with music by Thomas "Fats" Waller, lyrics by various writers and book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Richard Maltby, Jr. ...


Songs

  • "Intro-"
    • "Ain't Misbehavin"
    • "Lookin' Good But Feelin' Bad"
    • "'T Ain't Nobody's Bizness"
  • "Honeysuckle Rose"
  • "Squeeze Me"
  • "Handful of Keys"
  • "I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling"
  • "How Ya Baby"
  • "Jitterbug Waltz"
  • "Ladies Who Sing With the Band"
  • "Yacht Club Swing"
  • "When the Nylons Bloom Again"
  • "Cash for Your Trash"
  • "Off-Time"
  • "The Joint Is Jumpin'"
  • "Entr'acte"
  • "Spreadin' Rhythm Around"
  • "Lounging at the Waldorf"
  • "The Viper's Drag"
  • "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"
  • "Finale-"

Honeysuckle Rose is a song from 1929 written by Fats Waller. ... Black And Blue is an album by The Rolling Stones and was released in 1976. ... Im Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter is a popular song. ... ... ...

Broadway production

The show opened on May 9, 1978 at the Longacre Theatre and ran for 1604 performances. It won three 1978 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical for Richard Maltby, Jr., and Best Actress in a Musical for Nell Carter. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The Longacre Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... Richard Maltby, Jr. ... Nell Carter, as Nell Harper on Gimme a Break! Nell Carter (September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and film, stage and television actress. ...


London production

The show opened at Her Majesty's Theatre on March 22, 1979. A perfomance at Opera House, Haymarket, predecessor of Her Majestys Theatre in circa 1808. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (82nd in leap years). ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ...


Other productions

A Broadway revival opened on August 15, 1988 at the Ambassador Theatre and ran for 184 performances. Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ambassador Theatre is located at the top of OConnell Street in Dublin. ...


A Production ran at the Canadian Stage Company's Bluma Appel Theatre in 2005


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