Bay Street's Ain't Misbehavin' Begins Performances Aug. 5

News   Bay Street's Ain't Misbehavin' Begins Performances Aug. 5 The Fats Waller revue Ain't Misbehavin' begins performances at the Bay Street Theatre Aug. 5.

Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Simeon's Gift) directs and choreographs the production that officially opens Aug. 9 and will run through Aug. 31.

Ain't Misbehavin' stars Q. Smith (Les Miserables), Monica Patton (Little Ham), Jim Weaver (Children of Eden), Aurelia Williams (TUTS' Dreamgirls) and James Alexander (A Brief History of White Music).

Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., the nostalgic revue is composed of Fats Waller songs including "Squeeze Me," "I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling," "The Joint Is Jumpin'," "Mean to Me," "Your Feets to Big," "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now," "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" and the title song.

The creative team includes Jim Weaver (associate choreographer), William Foster McDaniel (musical direction), James Noone (set design), Kirk Bookman (lighting design), Emilio Sosa (costume design), Tony Melfa (sound design) and Kathy Fabian (prop design).

Tickets can be purchased online at www.baystreet.org or by calling (631) 725-9500.