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Aint Misbehavin
Ain't Misbehavin'
Phone (866) 348-9738
Price $28.00 - $58.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Musicals Theater

Ain't Misbehavin'

Friday, Apr 10, 2009 8:00p
Strand Theatre Dorchester, MA

It's been almost 31 years since the Tony-winning, musical revue "Ain't Misbehavin'" opened on Broadway. The Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller tribute launched the career of the late Nell Carter and features an electrifying score that includes "Honeysuckle Rose," "This Joint is Jumpin'," "Your Feet's Too Big," and the title track. This production stars a performer whose career has already been launched -- 2003 "American Idol" champion, Ruben Studdard. Singing and swinging with "The Velvet Teddy Bear" will… Show more

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AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' originally opened on Broadway on May 9, 1978, and instantly made history. Within four weeks, this musical revue won every award a musical can win in a Broadway season: the Tony Award for Best Musical (along with Tonys for Director Richard Maltby, Jr....
Ruben Studdard
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Partway through the second American Idol in early 2003, guest judge Gladys Knight christened corpulent crooner Ruben Studdard a "velvet teddy bear," a nod to his smooth, Luther Vandross-styled voice and his Barry White-sized girth....
Frenchie Davis
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Vocalist Frenchie Davis rose to notoriety (if not quite fame) when she was unceremoniously booted from the American Idol cast in 2003, having been disqualified after topless photos of her younger self appeared on the Internet....
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Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 635-1403
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(no rating) April 10, 2009 - Boston.com - Megan Tench, Globe Staff

Winning "American Idol" was hard. (Those Clay Aiken fans were persistent on the call-in lines.) But for 2003 winner Ruben Studdard, nothing's been tougher than starring in the Fats Waller musical "Ain't Misbehavin' " on its 30th anniversary national tour.

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