LOS ANGELES--Irving Street Rep will present Ain't Misbehavin', the Fats Waller musical, in a nightclub format, at Catalina Bar & Grill, 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd., opening July 14. Performing are vocal professionals Vivian Jett, Judi Edwards, LaTrice Verrett, Ron Lucas, Inger Burton and director/ choreographer A. Curtis Farrow.
The show, evocative of Harlem in its heyday, includes plenty of Waller's signature slide piano flourishes and nearly three dozen songs he wrote and/or recorded, from "Honeysuckle Rose" to "Two Sleepy People" to "Your Feet's Too Big" to "The Joint is Jumpin'."
The show runs 8:30 and 10:30 PM Monday through Saturday, and 7 and 9 PM Sunday, ending July 26. Tickets are $15 to $18. For information, call (323) 466-2210.
-- By Michael Farkash
Southern California Correspondent