Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

Paper Mill Playhouse opened Smokey Joe's Café, directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones on April 7, 2010.  BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Millburn theater to capture the evening.  The production runs through May 2, 2010.

Smokey Joe's Café, the songs of Leiber and Stoller, features a world-class live band and dazzling choreography, you'll have a blast bopping along to classics like "Hound Dog", "Stand by Me", and " On Broadway". It is the longest running musical revue in Broadway history.

Smokey Joe's Café brings an accomplished cast to the Paper Mill stage including: Felicia Finley, Bernard Dotson, Jackie Burns, Clayton Cornelius, Carly Hughes, Andrew Rannells, Eric Lajuan Summers, Maia Nkenge Wilson, and Dennis Stowe.

Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones, Smokey Joe's Café performs at the Millburn theater from April 7 through May 2, 2010. Smokey Joe's Café is sponsored by American Airlines, the official airline of Paper Mill Playhouse. Opening night is Sunday, April 11th at 7:00pm. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973-376-4343, or at the Paper Mill Box Office on Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Welcome to Smokey Joe's Cafe

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Finale-Felicia Finley, Eric Lajuan Summers, Carly Hughes, Bernard Dotson, E. Clayton Cornelious, Jackie Burns, Andrew Rannells, Dennis Stowe and Maia Nkenge Wilson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson, Dennis Stowe, Andrew Rannells, Jackie Burns and E. Clayton Cornelious

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson, Dennis Stowe, Andrew Rannells, Jackie Burns and Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson, Dennis Stowe, Andrew Rannells, Jackie Burns and Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Larry Elardo, Stephen Hoebee-Elardo, Ashley Hoebee-Elardo and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Mark Spencer, Keith Spencer, Mark W. Jones, Carol Yahr and Paul Delcolle

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Dennis Stowe

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Dennis Stowe

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Andrew Rannells

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Andrew Rannells

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Denis Jones (Choreographer) and Mark S. Hoebee (Director)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
E. Clayton Cornelious

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
E. Clayton Cornelious

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
The on stage band-Ed Goldschneider, Steve Bartosik, Bill Strauss, Frank T. Basile and David Strauss

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Eric Lajuan Summers

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Eric Lajuan Summers

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Brian Hemesath (Costume Design) and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Matthew Dicarlo (Assistant Stage Manager) and Andrea Cibelli (Production Stage Manager)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Brett Moore and Andrea Cibelli

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Jackie Burns

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Jackie Burns

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Joylnn Kawoczka, Diana Hoffman Blair, Jackie Burns and Capt. David Blair

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Alison Franck (Casting Director)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Alison Franck and Carly Hughes

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Andrew Rannells, Stephen Hoebee-Elardo, Carly Hughes and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
E. Clayton Cornelious and Carly Hughes

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Maia Nkenge Wilson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Felicia Finley

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Felicia Finley and Paul Stancato

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
The Cast, Director and Choreographer-Bernard Dotson, Andrew Rannells, E. Clayton Cornelious, Dennis Stowe, Carly Hughes, Maia Nkenge Wilson, Mark S. Hoebee, Felicia Finley, Jackie Burns, Eric Lajuan Summers and Denis Jones

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes and Dennis Stowe

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes and Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Felicia Finley and Emily DeHope

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
E. Clayton Cornelious, Bernard Dotson, Dennis Stowe, Andrew Rannells, and Eric Lajuan Summers

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Felicia Finley and Eric Lajuan Summers

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes and Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Carly Hughes and Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Susan Bitterman, Felicia Finley and Michele Rashbaum

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Stephen Hoebee-Elardo and Bernard Dotson

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
Alora Chirchick, Mark S. Hoebee, Stephen Hoebee-Elardo and David Topchik

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Opens SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

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