Ain't Misbehavin': A Joyous Revue of Jazz Age Music by Fats Waller
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After dazzling audiences in New York and Boston -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical revival -- this exciting new staging of Pippin comes to the Pantages. This updated version of the Broadway classic infuses the production with amazing acrobatics and wondrous magical feats, along with the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, award-winning composer of Wicked and Godspell. With classic songs "Corner of the Sky," "No Time at All," "Magic to Do" and "Extraordinary," and recreated versions of Bob Fosse's original choreography, this sexy and sophisticated version of Pippin tells the story of the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, who goes on a death-defying journey to find meaning in life. He encounters love, sex, war and politics, and must ultimately choose between a life that's ordinary or a flash of singular glory. Learn More
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This musical is excellent - one of the best that ICT has done. The cast had a few mistakes but nothing surprising considering that I saw it on the first night of previews. My only complaints: 1) particularly during the first act, Niketa's singing seemed to be hard to understand. Either she was not singing clearly or her mic was not functioning properly. In the second act, her singing was much clearer. And 2) I thought the first act lacked the customary excitement and energy I have seen in other productions of this musical. The energy level in the second act was much better; again, it's possible this was "first night jitters". All in all, a wonderful production and I highly recommend!
The joint will be jumpin’ when International City Theatre closes its 2012 season with Ain’t Misbehavin’, the Tony Award-winning musical revue based on the life of Thomas “Fats” Waller. Saundra McClain directs Phillip Brandon (national tour: The Color Purple), Niketa Calame (Celebration Theatre’s The Color Purple), Amber Mercomes (San Francisco and Los Angeles Opera productions of Porgy and Bess), Lacy Darryl Phillips (Broadway: Fosse and A Raisin in the Sun) and Jennifer Shelton (first national tour of Ragtime; previously seen on the ICT stage in Songs for a New World, Five Course Love, The Story, Honk! and Swinging on a Star), with musical direction by Rahn Coleman and choreography by Stephen Semien.
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