Directed and choreographed by Kent Gash, the Fats Waller revue will feature the talents of Monique Midgette, Ken Robinson, Idara Victor, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Joe Wilson Jr. Misbehavin' will play the Massachusetts venue May 30-June 18. The creative team also includes Byron Easley (assistant director), William H. Grant III (lighting designer), Emily Beck (scenic designer), Austin Sanderson (costume designer), Darryl G. Ivey (musical director) and Gerard Kelly (wig and hair designer).
Conceived and originally directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., Ain't Misbehavin' was based on an idea by Maltby and Murray Horwitz. The original Broadway production made a star out of its leading lady, the late Nell Carter, and featured such Fats Waller tunes as "Mean to Me," "Honeysuckle Rose," "Black and Blue" and the title tune.
The North Shore Music Theatre is located at 62 Dunham Road in Beverly, MA. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (978) 232-7200 or visit www.nsmt.org.