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First time director Tyrone Huntley and choreographer Oti Mabuse have created a sizzling revival of Ain’t Misbehavin’ which is electrifying audiences at London’s Southwark Playhouse.
The dresses sparkle, the band swings, and the dancers fly at the Southwark Playhouse, where Ain’t Misbehavin’ runs through June.
While there might not be any central plot, sit back and enjoy the music and dancing anyway in this fun and energetic production of Ain’t Misbehavin’.
Not seen on a London stage for 40 years, Ain’t Misbehavin’ is gloriously revived at Southwark Playhouse in a co-production with Colchester’s Mercury Theatre.
Tyrone Huntley makes his directorial debut with this vivacious production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ that hasn’t been seen in London for almost 25 years. With Oti Mabuse’s choreography, the show is a whirlwind of energy which excites and entertains throughout.
Tamasha’s romp through the great Fats Waller’s songbook in Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a two-hour treat, with a reeling, rocking cast of five and a joyful five-piece combo.
A brand-new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival in almost 25 years – will play Southwark Playhouse from 19 April 2019 to 1 June, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from 15-30 March. The Fats Waller musical will be directed by Tyrone Huntley, making his directorial debut, and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse.