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Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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Park at 100 Clarendon garage, then validate for discount at theater.
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We ate at Red Lantern after the show. Great salt & pepper calamari!
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"Ain't Misbehavin'"
18 ratings
3.7 average rating
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6 stars
attended Nov 27 2011

I thought the lead male performer was terrific but the rest of the performers were very week. Their singing was mediocre and more important they had almost no stage charisma or grace. The women had trouble managing the high heeled dancing shoes...continued

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attended Nov 26 2011

Very disappointing. Glad I bought my tickets discounted. First half of the show was awful -- no sparkle, mediocre dancing and boring. It picked up a bit after intermission but with all the talented people out there, I'm thinking you could have...continued

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13 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 09 2011

The show was very enjoyable with a strong energetic cast. My only criticism is that the choreography could have been much stronger and that the orchestra's placement behind and above the stage made for a disconnect that negatively influenced the...continued

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Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller

Based on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr.

Directed & Choreographed by Josie Bray

Musical Direction by Catherine Stornetta

Featuring: Robin Long, Lori Tishfield, Lovely Hoffman, Calvin Braxton, Davron S. Monroe

The extraordinary comic and musical soul of 1930s Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging evening of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs, including “Honeysuckle Rose,” “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” and many others that capture the various moods of the era and reflect Waller’s view of life as a journey meant for pleasure and play.