The Fats Waller Musical Show
REBECCA E. COVINGTON
Rebecca E. Covington is making her Arizona Theatre Company debut. Her stage credits include the Second National Tour of Mamma Mia!, Little Shop of Horrors at Casa Mañana, Ain't Misbehavin' at Maltz Jupiter Theatre and Two River Theatre Company; Aida at Seaside Music Theater and The Barn Theatre; Ragtime at Heritage Repertory Theatre; Hair at The Barn Theatre; Smokey Joe's Cafe at Lees McRae Theatre; 42nd Street and Crazy for You at Belmont Music Theatre; and the national tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Angela Grovey is returning to Arizona Theatre Company where she was last seen in Crowns. In New York, she has appeared in The Wiz for New York City Center's "Encores!" and in Wig Out at Vineyard Theatre. Regional appearances include Little Shop of Horrors at Paper Mill Playhouse, The Buddy Holly Story at Westchester Broadway Theatre, Spunk at Actors Theatre of Louisville; World Goes Round at Barrington Stage Company, Thoroughly Modern Millie at Fulton Opera, Ain't Misbehavin' at Maltz Jupiter Theatre. On television, Ms. Grovey has been seen in 30 Rock and The Unusuals. She is a graduate of Roosevelt University's Theatre Conservatory in Chicago.
CHRISTOPHER L. MORGAN
Christopher Morgan was a featured dancer on Broadway in Kiss Me, Kate and in Purlie for New York City Center's "Encores!" On the west coast, Mr. Morgan recently appeared at the Hollywood Bowl in Guys and Dolls. Off-Broadway, he has been seen in 70 Girls, 70 at The York Theatre Company; Little Ham at the John Houseman Theater and From My Hometown at the Gramercy Theatre. He has appeared in the national tours of Smokey Joe's Café, Carousel, Dreamgirls and Victor/Victoria. His regional work includes Five Guys Named Moe at Alliance Theatre; Ain't Misbehavin' at The American Stage Company; Once on this Island at CENTERSTAGE; Hot Mikado at Marriott Theatre, Chicago and Westchester Broadway Theatre; Where's Charlie at Williamstown Theatre Festival; Sanctified at Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Swingin' on a Star at Riverside Theatre; and Urinetown, Swing and Once on This Island at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. His film work includes Blood of a Champion and A Royal Birthday. On television, Mr. Morgan was the host for BET's coverage of The Barbados Jazz Festival and The Tranquility Jazz Festival, Anguilla.
Ken Robinson is a native of Oakland, California. His regional credits include the new musical revue Soul of Rodgers, Five Guys Named Moe, Being Alive and tick, tick … BOOM! at Westport Country Playhouse; Jelly's Last Jam and A Christmas Carol at Alliance Theatre and Ain't Misbehavin' at North Shore Music Theatre. In May 2009, Mr. Robinson graduated with his MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama.
Aurelia Williams performed in the First National Tour of All Shook Up. Off Broadway, she has been seen in Sacred Ellington, presented by Carnegie Hall, as well as in If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Menopause the Musical, They Wrote That and Pirates of Penzance. Her regional credits include the roles of Effie in Dreamgirls, Radio in Caroline or Change, Asaka in Once on this Island, Armelia in Ain't Misbehavin', Sarah's Friend in Ragtime, Sour Kangaroo in Seussical, Hubert in Nunsense, and BJ in Smokey Joe's Cafe. Ms. Williams has appeared on TV and on film in The Sopranos and Da Ali G Show.