Ain't Misbehavin'

Ain't Misbehavin'
A sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great, Fats Waller.

Assembled under the expert eye of director/lyricist, Richard Maltby, Jr., Ain't Misbehavin' is one of the most popular, well-crafted revues of all time and winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical.

The inimitable Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, Ain't Misbehavin' evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that he made famous in a career that ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and concert stages in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Featuring five triple-threat actors and a unit set, Ain't Misbehavin' provides the perfect opportunity to deliver a smash hit while minimizing resources. The intoxicating music of Fats Waller will delight and energize audiences as well as provide great insight into a vibrant time in American history and music.

Concert Selections for Ain't Misbehavin'

Concert Selections are original Broadway orchestrations and exciting new symphonic arrangements of select songs for use in concert performances. Concert Selections are the perfect way to give audiences a taste of the musical theatre experience without the sets, props and costumes.

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  • KEEPIN' OUT OF MISCHIEF
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    AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Arranged for
    1 FEMALE VOICE
    Starting Key
    G
    Estimated duration
    3 min 20 sec
    Music by
    WALLER, FATS
    Lyrics by
    WALLER, FATS
    Orchestrated by
    HENDERSON, LUTHER
    Instrumentation
    1 Clarinet, 1 Tenor Sax, 1 Trumpet, 1 Trombone, 1 Bass, 1 Drum, 2 Piano/Conductor
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