Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller. This sultry Tony Award®-winning musical tribute features all of Waller’s beloved tunes including “The Joint is Jumpin’,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Handful of Keys” and more.
A cast of Signature favorites including Nova Y. Payton (Jelly’s Last Jam), Kevin McAllister (Titanic) and Iyona Blake (Titanic) strut the stage while Jelly’s Last Jam’s Mark G. Meadows tickles the ivories.
“The show radiates contagious good cheer and an irresistible combination of funkiness and class.” – The New York Times
Run time approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes including one 15 minute intermission.
Lead sponsor: The Bernard Family Foundation
Sponsor: Deborah G. Gandy
Richard Maltby, Jr. & Murray Horwitz
Created & Originally Directed by
Richard Maltby, Jr.
Original Choreography & Musical Staging by
Musical Adaptations, Orchestrations & Arrangements by
Vocal & Musical Concepts by
Musical Arrangements by
Jeffrey Gutcheon & William Elliott
Originally produced by
The Manhattan Theatre Club
Originally produced on Broadway by
Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein, The Shubert Organization, Jane Gaynor & Ron Dante