| Written By: Richard Maltby, Jr., Murray Horwitz
Music By: Thomas "Fats" Waller
Lyrics By: Thomas "Fats" Waller
Premiere: May 9, 1978
Fats Waller, the soul of Harlem Swing in the '30s, is evoked in this rollicking, finger-snapping revue. Not quite a biography, the inimitable original "Fats" is nonetheless a constant presence with the satiric, the sultry and sometimes the suggestive songs that he made so famous. Unforgettable.