is a musical based loosely on Dewey Phillips, the Memphis disc jockey who was one of the first disc jockeys to play Black music in the 1950s. It received the Tony Awards’ Best Musical, as well as three others.
Performed at The Grand – November 2013
AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – THE MUSIC OF FATS WALLER
is a musical revue by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. that pays tribute to the Harlem Renaissance musicians of the 1920s and 1930s. The title is from a song by Fats Waller, so popular in its time that more than 20 artists recorded it in 1929 alone. The play received a Tony Award for Best Musical.
Performed at The Grand – July and August 1993