Friday, January 6, 2012

SWINGIN’ MUSICAL OPENS @ SPOTLIGHTERS ON JAN. 13

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StreetcarArtAIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
A musical revue
Book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.
Music by Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller, and lyrics by various writers
Director: Shirley Basfield Dunlap
Musical director: Stephen Felton
Choreographer: Mari Travis

WHEN: January 13 - February 12, 2012; Friday & Saturday at 8 PM;  Sunday at 2 PM*
WHERE:
Spotlighters Theatre, 817 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore
TICKETS: Adults $20; Seniors (60+) $18; Students $16 (Students - anyone under age 18, or with a college student ID)
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Ain't Misbehavin', named after the 1929 “Fats” Waller song, serves as a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and '30s who were part of the Harlem Renaissance, an era of growing creativity, cultural awareness and ethnic pride. It was a time when Manhattan nightclubs like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom were the playgrounds of high society, and Lenox Avenue dives were filled with piano players banging out the new beat known as swing.

The evening is an event of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs that encapsulate the various moods of the era and reflect Waller's view of life as a journey meant for pleasure and play.

Talk Back with Cast and Director: Sunday, January 29, immediately following performance
Ten Spot Thursday: Tickets $10 - Feb 9 – 8 PM