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Smokey Joe's Café is the hottest joint in town. This Tony Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a fast-paced nostalgic trip through 39 of rock-and-roll's greatest hits from "Stand by Me" and "Fools Fall in Love" to "Spanish Harlem" and "Yakety Yak." Award-winning Director Robert Barry Fleming returns to Center REP where he previously helmed such REP hits as Ain't Misbehavin', All Shook Up, and She Loves Me.

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Kokandy Productions Presents A KOKANDY CHRISTMAS at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Kokandy Productions invites you to pour yourself some eggnog and make yourself at home for a family-sized portion of holiday cheer at A KOKANDY CHRISTMAS, an evening of festive stories and songs old and new performed by five of Chicago's brightest musical theater talents: Emily Grayson (Melancholy Play, Titanic), Christina Hall (Sweet Smell of Success, The Wild Party), Garrett Lutz (Dogfight, The Full Monty), Jaymes Osbourne (Smokey Joe's Cafe, Dessa Rose) and Sasha Smith (The Wild Party, Plastic Revolution). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/15/2015
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MotorCity Casino Hotel Welcomes Broadway Musical Revue Smokey Joe's Café Sound Board
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to welcome the Broadway Musical Revue Smokey Joe's Cafe to Sound Board on Thursday, February 25 at 8:00pm; Friday, February 26 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 27 at 3:00pm; and Sunday, February 28, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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Tacoma Little Theatre Presents Pay-What-You-Can Performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE on 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

There will be a special "Pay What You Can" performance of Smokey Joe's Cafe on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm in addition to its regular schedule.  Tickets for that performance are now available in person or over the phone. (more...)

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Photo Flash: First Look at SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Tacoma Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Tacoma Little Theatre presents Broadway's longest running musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe, directed by Micheal O'Hara, musically directed by Terry O'Hara, and choreographed by Eric Clausell. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre to Present SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

?Tacoma Little Theatre presents Broadway's longest running musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe, directed by Micheal O'Hara, musically directed by Terry O'Hara, and choreographed by Eric Clausell. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Tacoma Little Theatre's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Tacoma Little Theatre presents Broadway's longest running musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe, directed by Micheal O'Hara, musically directed by Terry O'Hara, and choreographed by Eric Clausell. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/2/16- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2016

Today in 1995, Smokey Joe's Cafe opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre) where it ran for 2036 performances. Smokey Joe's Cafe is a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, including rock and roll, rhythm and blues songs written by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The Original Broadway cast recording, Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs Of Leiber And Stoller won a Grammy award in 1996. In revue format with no unifying theme the 39 songs are presented by various members of the cast in various combinations, with no dialogue. There are novelty songs ('Charlie Brown'), romantic ballads ('Spanish Harlem') and infectious melodies ('There Goes My Baby'). (more...)

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

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Jack Viertel Discusses and Signs THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL at The Drama Book Shop
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome Jack Viertel for a discussion and signing of his new book, The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built, on Wednesday, June 15th at 5:00PM. The event is free to the public, but priority admission is granted to those who purchase a copy of the book. Mr. Viertel will sign copies of his book, which will be available for purchase, following the discussion. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 12
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 3
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John Rando Will Helm SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Last year, it was announced that a Broadway revival of Smokey Joe's Cafe was on the way for summer 2016, with direction by Jerry Zaks and choreography by Warren Carlyle. Those plans never panned out, but now according to an Equity casting notice, the show, which holds the record as Broadway's longest running revue (2036 performances), will get a NYC developmental lab with a different creative team. A presentation will be held on September 24, under the direction of John Rando, with choreography by Joshua Bergasse. (more...)

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 19
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BWW Reviews: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Dazzles Under The Stars
by Alexander Garza - Jul 19, 2015

Smokey Joe's Cafe: THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER is performed at Miller Outdoor Theatre through Sunday July 19, 2015 and produced by TUTS (Theatre Under The Stars). Don't miss this wondrous production by TUTS at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

PDP to Stage SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Patrick Dorow Productions (PDP), the Seacoast's acclaimed, top-quality, live performance theater and education company, is thrilled to present Smokey Joe's Cafe, the longest running musical revue on Broadway, sponsored by Olde Port Properties, from February 12-28, 2016, at The Star Theatre in Kittery, Maine. (more...)

BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Delights Dutch Apple Audiences
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 4, 2016

The Fifties are back at Dutch Apple, and they've never looked or sounded better. (more...)

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VIDEO FLASHBACK: Showstoppers From The Original SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by Michael Dale - Dec 29, 2015

A look back at Broadway's longest running musical revue, as a new production prepares for the summer. (more...)

BREAKING: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Broadway Revival Auditioning For August Opening
by Michael Dale - Dec 28, 2015

Original Broadway director Jerry Zaks will helm a new production. (more...)

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BOEING BOEING, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE and More Set for Tacoma Little Theatre's 97th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

?Tacoma Little Theatre invites you to be a part of our 97th year and experience "A Season of Winners." (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 3
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Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 3, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

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