Full Synopsis

Full Synopsis

The All Night Strut! A Jumpin' Jivin' Jam is based on the original The All Night Strut!, and features many of the same songs from the original show. The story hangs together on the character of Coda, a silent master of ceremonies clown, who guides the audience through different vignettes anchored in classic songs from The Great Depression era through the post-war boom. Coda brings to life an evening of music and dance spectacle, weaving together bits of patriotic celebration and emotional Americana. The songs appear in the show in the following order:

Act One


"Billie's Bounce"

1940: In the Mood

"In the Mood"
"Chattanooga Choo Choo"
"Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar"
"1930: Minnie the Moocher"
"Minnie the Moocher"

World War II Suite

"You're a Lucky Fella, Mr. Smith"
"It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing"
"I'll Be Seeing You"
"Shoo Shoo Baby"
"Rosie the Riveter"
"Comin' in on a Wing and a Prayer"
"Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition"

Mini Musical

"I Get Ideas"
"A Fine Romance"
"Ain't Misbehavin'"
"Lullaby of Broadway"

Act Two

Coda's World

"White Cliffs of Dover"

Singer's Suite

"It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing"
"A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square"
"Dream / As Time Goes By"
"Java Jive"

Crazy Rhythm in Five Parts

"Crazy Rhythm"