Ain’t Misbehavin’: Musical Info & Synopsis


Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a musical revue that pays tribute to the jazz musician Fats Waller and the Harlem Renaissance era. Set in the 1930s, the show transports audiences to the vibrant world of jazz, dance, and nightlife. Ain’t Misbehavin’ celebrates the music and spirit of Fats Waller while capturing the essence of the Harlem Renaissance.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Revue

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Thomas “Fats” Waller

Lyrics: Various

ConceptMurray Horwitz, Richard Maltby, Jr.

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1978)➝

London Cast (1995)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1970s, Black Artists, Black History, JazzRevue, Small Cast, Tony Award

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