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Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, Music Director Abdul Hamid Royal and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs now through October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is tomorrow, September 16, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

A lively musical tribute to the hit songs of saxophonist and songwriter Louis Jordan, Five Guys Named Moe introduces Nomax: a broke, newly single guy singing the blues late into the night. Suddenly, five unexpected friends - Big Moe, Four-Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, No Moe, and Little Moe - emerge from his radio to help ease his broken heart. Pioneering musician Louis Jordan's new approach to jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s.

The cast of Five Guys Named Moe includes Stephen Allen (Nomax), Darrian Ford (Little Moe), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe), ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe) and Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe).

The creative team includes Courtney O'Neill (scenic design), Michael Alan Stein (costume design), Heather Gilbert (lighting design), Victoria Deiorio (sound design) and Chris Carter(choreography). The Stage Manager is Erin Albrecht.

To purchase tickets or to receive more information, call the Court Theatre Box Office at (773) 753-4472, or visit Court's website at www.CourtTheatre.org.

Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow

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Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
Stephen Allen (Nomax), Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe), Darrian Ford (Little Moe), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe), ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe) and Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe)

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
Darrian Ford (Little Moe), Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe) and ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe)

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
Darrian Ford (Little Moe), Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe), ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe), Stephen Allen (Nomax), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe) and Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe)

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe), Stephen Allen (Nomax) and James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe)

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe), Darrian Ford (Little Moe), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe), Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe) and Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe)

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at the Court Theatre
Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (Big Moe), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Four-Eyed Moe), James Earl Jones II (Eat Moe), ERIC ANDREws Lewis (No Moe) and Darrian Ford (Little Moe)


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