Monday, August 24, 2009

Dark Monday - Ain't Misbehavin'

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Indeed, I was lucky enough to see this as well. It was magical. You were transported to another time, the time of Fats Waller. There were just five performers on the stage, and they were all incredible. They were André DeShields, Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, Charlayne Woodard and the showstopping Nell Carter. This was before she had that awful sitcom.

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The cast performed Ladies Who Sing With The Band on the 1978 Tony Awards broadcast. Here it is.



Nell Carter brought down the house every night with her outstanding version of Mean To Me. I believe it is this number that garnered her the attention and the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

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