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Jerry Leiber Headshot
Date Of Birth:
April 25, 1933
Date Of Death:
August 22, 2011 (78)
Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD, USA
 
Jerry Leiber Headshot
Date of Birth: April 25, 1933
Date of Death: August 22, 2011 (78)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Returns To New York This Summer Photo SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Returns To New York This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The original producers of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, Broadway's longest running musical revue, announced today that the show will return to New York this summer following a limited engagement at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse. Preview performances will begin at New York's Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) on July 6 and opening night is set for July 22. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 12 through telecharge.com and the box office will open on June 25. Casting is to be announced.

Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 Hal David Starlight Award Photo Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 Hal David Starlight Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame's 2018 Hal David Starlight Award

VIDEO: On This Day, March 2- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Brings Leiber & Stoller to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 2- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Brings Leiber & Stoller to Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2018

Smokey's Joe's Cafe celebrates the pop hits written by the team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller during the 1950s and 60s.

BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE is Energetic, Must-See Fun at TexArts Photo BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE is Energetic, Must-See Fun at TexArts
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Feb 22, 2018

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE is a fun, energetic, must-see production with a powerhouse cast and performances. Whether you are already a fan of Leiber and Stoller's classic hits or are just looking a great show, this rollicking revue makes the drive to Lakeway well worth the trip.

Steve Tyrell Returns To Feinstein's At The Nikko This April Photo Steve Tyrell Returns To Feinstein's At The Nikko This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Following four previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes back Grammy Award winner and two-time Emmy Award nominee, Steve Tyrell, for four performances only-Thursday, April 5 (8 p.m.); Friday, April 6 (8 p.m.); Saturday, April 7 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, April 8 (5 p.m.). The renowned singer will celebrate the release of his latest album, A Song For You, which features classic takes on love songs by Van Morrison, Leon Russell, Jackie Wilson, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer and more. Tickets for Steve Tyrell range in price from $67.50-$110 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.

Photo Flash: First Look at TexARTS' SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at TexARTS' SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

TexARTS closes its record-breaking box office season with the Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning musical Smokey Joe's Cafe. This tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a dazzling, song-and-dance celebration featuring 40 of rock 'n' roll's greatest hits, including 'Hound Dog,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Yakety Yak,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Spanish Harlem,' 'On Broadway,' 'Kansas City,' 'Love Potion #9,' and 'Fools Fall in Love.' Smokey Joe's Cafe plays on stage February 15 - March 4 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre in Lakeway.

Oh, What a Beautiful Season! Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN, Photo Oh, What a Beautiful Season! Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN, OKLAHOMA!, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, and More in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The legendary Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to produce five spectacular musicals for its upcoming season that includes an all-new production of the sizzling song and dance celebration Smokey Joe's Cafe, the U.S. premiere of the hilarious new musical Grumpy Old Men, a beautiful new production of the classic Oklahoma!, and the first regional production of the sumptuous new musical An American in Paris. Closing out the season is a surprise smash musical sensation that will run for an unprecedented 8 weeks, from September 5 through October 28, which will be announced in March.

Steve Tyrell Returns to Cafe Carlyle Photo Steve Tyrell Returns to Cafe Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Grammy Award-winner and two time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell returns to Cafe Carlyle, April 10-14. Steve Tyrell just celebrated thirteen years of sold out Cafe residencies in the revered holiday slot, having taken over for Bobby Short in 2005. His new album, A Song For You, is out on February 9 via New Design Records and East/West Records. The 12-track release features Tyrell's takes on classic love songs by Van Morrison, Leon Russell, Jackie Wilson, Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer and more. A Song For You furthers Tyrell's vision of bridging songwriting from the rock era with that of the standards era, placing at its core the fundamental immortality of great songwriting. He'll perform selections from A Song For Youduring this run of shows.

Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Presented With Legends Radio Award by Dick Robinson Photo Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Presented With Legends Radio Award by Dick Robinson
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 4, 2018

It takes one to know one and radio Legend Dick Robinson, a hero to all who love the Great American Songbook presented  another legend, Steve Tyrell, a true icon of the music world with the prestigious Legends Award at the Essey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach State College last night. It was Legends Radio's 4th Birthday Celebration and radio hosts Jill & Rich Switzer, Walt Pinto, Lorna O'Connell, and Mike McGann were also heard 'live' in the Essey Theatre, which was filled with listeners of Legends 100.3FM. 

Will SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Land Off-Broadway in 2018? Photo Will SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Land Off-Broadway in 2018?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

According to an Equity casting notice, Smokey Joe's Cafe might be heading back to New York City. Historic Maine theatre Ogunquit Playhouse will feature the revue this May-June, and afterwards, the production will get an off Broadway run at Stage 42.

TexARTS Announces SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo TexARTS Announces SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

TexARTS closes its record-breaking box office season with the Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning musical Smokey Joe's Cafe. This tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a dazzling, song-and-dance celebration featuring 40 of rock 'n' roll's greatest hits, including 'Hound Dog,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Yakety Yak,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Spanish Harlem,' 'On Broadway,' 'Kansas City,' 'Love Potion #9,' and 'Fools Fall in Love.' Smokey Joe's Caf plays on stage February 15 March 4 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre in Lakeway.

TexARTS' Closes Record-Breaking Season with SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo TexARTS' Closes Record-Breaking Season with SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

TexARTS closes its record-breaking box office season with the Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning musical Smokey Joe's Cafe. This tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a dazzling, song-and-dance celebration featuring 40 of rock 'n' roll's greatest hits, including 'Hound Dog,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Yakety Yak,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Spanish Harlem,' 'On Broadway,' 'Kansas City,' 'Love Potion #9,' and 'Fools Fall in Love.' Smokey Joe's Caf plays on stage February 15 March 4 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre in Lakeway.

Steve Tyrell Adds Performance to Cafe Carlyle Residency Photo Steve Tyrell Adds Performance to Cafe Carlyle Residency
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Grammy Award-winner and two time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell celebrates his 13th anniversary performing in Caf Carlyle's revered holiday slot with an all-new show, A Song For You, running now through December 31, with an added performance on December 18th.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Stage Door Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Dec 11, 2017

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - not necessarily household names in today's pop music or theatrical worlds. But for decades - especially from the mid 1950's to the mid 1960's - Leiber and Stoller were one of America's most successful songwriting teams. Stage Door Theatre will honor this iconic duo when they present Smokey Joe's Caf - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, a compendium of some of their greatest hits, in the popular Margate venue's intimate Theatre 2 from December 15th through January 14th. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!

Steve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with A SONG FOR YOU Photo Steve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with A SONG FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Grammy Award-winner and two time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell celebrates his 13th anniversary performing in Caf Carlyle's revered holiday slot with an all-new show, A Song For You, November 28-December 31. A Song For You will feature romantic selections from the likes of Leon Russell and Van Morrison among others as well as various favorites from the Great American Songbook.

Vocal Legend Englebert Humperdinck's  'The Man I Want To Be' Out Today Photo Vocal Legend Englebert Humperdinck's 'The Man I Want To Be' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Iconic careers don't come any bigger than ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK's. One would be hard pressed to find anyone who isn't familiar with his multiplatinum-selling hits such as 'Release Me', 'The Last Waltz' or 'After the Lovin'.

Engelbert Humperdinck Set to Release 'The Man I Want to Be' on via OK!Good Records, T Photo Engelbert Humperdinck Set to Release 'The Man I Want to Be' on via OK!Good Records, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Iconic careers don't come any bigger than Engelbert Humperdinck's. One would be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn't familiar with his multi-platinum selling hits such as Release Me , The Last Waltz or After the Lovin' .

Engelbert Humperdinck Set to Release 'The Man I Want to Be' on via OK!Good Records, 1 Photo Engelbert Humperdinck Set to Release 'The Man I Want to Be' on via OK!Good Records, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Iconic careers don't come any bigger than Engelbert Humperdinck's. One would be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn't familiar with his multi-platinum selling hits such as Release Me , The Last Waltz or After the Lovin' .

Vocal Legend Englebert Humperdinck's  'The Man I Want To Be' Out 11/24 Photo Vocal Legend Englebert Humperdinck's 'The Man I Want To Be' Out 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Iconic careers don't come any bigger than ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK's. One would be hard pressed to find anyone who isn't familiar with his multiplatinum-selling hits such as 'Release Me', 'The Last Waltz' or 'After the Lovin'.

Steve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with A SONG FOR YOU Photo Steve Tyrell to Return to Cafe Carlyle with A SONG FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Grammy Award-winner and two time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell celebrates his 13th anniversary performing in Caf Carlyle's revered holiday slot with an all-new show, A Song For You, November 28-December 31. A Song For You will feature romantic selections from the likes of Leon Russell and Van Morrison among others as well as various favorites from the Great American Songbook.

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