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Five Guys Named Moe uses the music of Louis Jordan and other r&b/blues/jazz artists from the 1940s-1950s. Jordan, known as "The King of the Jukebox," was one of music's first crossover artists, topping both the R&B and mainstream pop charts numerous times throughout his career. Jordan is also known for pioneering "jump blues," a mix of jazz, blues and boogie-woogie music.

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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021
The REV Theatre Company's 2021 Season closes with a nostalgic musical tribute – Almost Heaven, the Songs of John Denver. The show runs September 8 – 29 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Full casting is announced today, Monday 6 September, for the musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ will be Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’, Liza Sadovy as ‘Fraulein Schneider’, Elliot Levey as ‘Herr Schultz’, Stewart Clarke as ‘Ernst Ludwig’ and Anna-Jane Casey as ‘Fraulein Kost’.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2021
(mostly)musicals at Feinstein's at Vitello's With (mostly)musicals' next show, CLOTHES LINES, just around the corner on September 15th, let's look back at their sold out return to the stage on Wednesday, July 7th, HAPPY RETURNS! It was the first show in front of a LIVE audience on the Vitello's stage after 16 dark months, so of course it sold out in advance. Producer amy francis schott says, “We could not be more thrilled and honored to have been invited to be the first show back at our favorite venue after so many months!”
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021
Farmers Alley Theatre will kick off its season with Jason Robert Brown's emotive song cycle, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD – running October 8-24, directed by Broadway star and Kalamazoo native, Jerry Dixon who starred on Broadway in the musicals Once on this Island, Five Guys Named Moe and If/Then to name a few. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021
Ebony Repertory Theatre has announced full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021
Ebony Repertory Theatre announces full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps. Presented by Ebony Rep, in association with International City Theatre, ERT's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Wren T. Brown (ERT's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) directs this powerful and soulful blues celebration.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2021
Farmers Alley Theatre will kick off its season with Jason Robert Brown's emotive song cycle, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD – running October 8-24, directed by Broadway star and Kalamazoo native, Jerry Dixon who starred on Broadway in the musicals Once on this Island, Five Guys Named Moe and If/Then to name a few. 
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021
Billy Porter appeared on Good Morning America this morning to discuss his new memoir, the final season of POSE, and his film directorial debut. Watch the full interview now!
by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2021
The new dance floor track was co-written by MNEK, who has worked with H.E.R. and Dua Lipa, and Little Mix’s Jade Thirwell. Porter revealed that the song is inspired by his life and everything that he has gone through to get himself where he is.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2021
This morning, CBS Sunday Morning aired a segment on actor-dancer-singer-director and Broadway veteran Billy Porter. In the interview, Porter talks with correspondent Seth Doane about a childhood filled with years of rejection, doubt and abuse – and about how he survived and triumphed.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
For this year's gala the Foundation will be honoring Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award winning actor and singer Billy Porter, who also served as a key founding faculty member for the arts education nonprofit.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
Following the celebratory reopening of Birmingham Rep this autumn with critically acclaimed productions of East is East, the brand new musical What’s New Pussycat? and the presentation of Grenfell: Value Engineering, Artistic Director Sean Foley announces a new collection of work to follow his own production of the classic comedy The Play What I Wrote.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Tony Award winner Billy Porter has been named to Insider's 100 People Transforming Business, which 'profiles 100 business leaders across 10 distinct sectors who are innovating, sparking trends, and tackling global challenges.'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Whether you've been naughty or nice, you can unWRAP the holidays at (mostly)musicals' 38th edition tonight, Wednesday, 11.17.21 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021
Whether you've been naughty or nice, you can unWRAP the holidays at (mostly)musicals' 38th edition on Wednesday, 11.17.21 at Feinstein's at Vitello's!
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
Jeffrey Seller and Cameron Mackintosh, producers of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON, have announced new casting for the show who will have their first performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 June 2022 where tickets are currently on sale to 1 October 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
After celebrating its 25th Anniversary in residence at Theater Wit—a season that featured the world premiere, acclaimed hit Relentless, which went on to an extended run at Goodman Theatre—the company will return to its longtime home in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, for three productions.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022
Back by popular demand – from its world-premiere run during the summer of 2017 – Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will present “Broadway in Black,” updated for 2022. In this musical revue created and adapted by WBTT Founder and Artistic Director Nate Jacobs, WBTT will salute Broadway musicals with songs that span decades and a wide variety of musical styles that will appeal to audiences of all ages.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022
Fulton Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat. Written by Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Sweat takes place in Reading, PA at the height of the de-industrial revolution and focuses on friendships that are challenged by the loss of work, a shifting cultural landscape, and the divide between community, loyalty, and the pressures of a capitalistic society.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, lyrics by Emmy Award winner Adam Schlesinger and Sarah Silverman.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Mardi Gras Day might now be past, but you can still celebrate NOLA in NoHo on Thursday 3.3.22, at (mostly)musicals: (mostly) Mardi Gras! Put on your favorite festive clothes, and get ready to celebrate 'TARDI' Gras (mostly)musicals' style ! It's the long running cabaret series' first show at Upstairs at the Federal - and for the first time ever award-winning music director Gregory Nabours will be joined by Pablo Rossil and his Swingin' with the Music Band!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
Paradise Square begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 15, 2022, ahead of an opening night on April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this musical to life on stage here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
Playhouse on Park's 2021-22 productions will mark the organization’s 13th Main Stage season! Playhouse on Park offers a wide range of thought provoking, inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable productions that leave audiences often smiling, sometimes crying, and always talking about what they have just experienced.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021
The show will feature a selection of some of the best loved songs from the genre, including medleys of classics from Gilbert & Sullivan and Rodgers & Hammerstein,  to more recent hits like You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Meet the cast of HAMILTON in the West End for the return performances which begin on 19 August 2021 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2022
(mostly)musicals' 39th edition, songs for a HAPPY new year, originally scheduled for tonight, 1.5.22, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 1.26.22.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 30, 2022
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, written by Clarke Peters, with music and lyrics by Louis Jordan, will runs at Playhouse on Park from now until February 27, 2022. The show is directed and choreographed by Brittney Griffin. The associate choreographer is Darius Barnes, and the show features music direction by Dexter Pettaway.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre announced that the musical Raisin will be rescheduled to April 8-24, 2022. The much-anticipated production required a scheduling change after other shows in Skylight’s schedule were postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
OffWestEnd has announced 86 finalists for its Offies awards 2022. The Offies recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London, helping to raise their profiles and rewarding the new talent that they nurture, which is essential for the future of the theatre industry.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, written by Clarke Peters, with music and lyrics by Louis Jordan, will run at Playhouse on Park from January 26 - February 27, 2022. Directed and Choreographed by Brittney Griffin. Associate Choreographer: Darius Barnes. Music Direction by Dexter Pettaway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022
 Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for Raisin, running April 8-24, 2022. Raisin is an uplifting musical adaptation of the award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. Raisin won the 1974 Tony Award and the 1975 Grammy Award for Best Musical.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022
The show might actually be after Mardi Gras, but what can you do but put on some beads, grab a drink, and celebrate 'Tardi' Gras with (mostly)musicals!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2022
Regan De Wynter Williams Productions has announced Sasha Regan's All-Male H.M.S. Pinafore crew. Gilbert & Sullivan's much-loved operetta will run at Wilton's Music Hall from 16th March - 9th April before sailing to the Theatre Royal Winchester from 21st April - 27th April.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022
Fulton Theatre opens Rodgers and Hammerstein's last collaboration, The Sound of Music. A story about finding a place in the world and connecting with family; its themes are just as universal as its music is memorable. This production holds special significance for the Fulton as many cast members, designers, and crew were part of previous Fulton productions of The Sound of Music.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2022
Celebrate NOLA in NoHo with (mostly)musicals: (mostly) Mardi Gras on Monday, 2.28.22 (Lundi Gras)! It's mmLA's first show at Upstairs at the Federal on 2.28.22 - and to do this celebration right, for the first time ever award-winning music director Gregory Nabours will be joined by the Swingin' with the Music Band!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022
Karl Queensborough plays the title role of Alexander Hamilton with Jay Perry currently as Aaron Burr, Ava Brennan as Angelica Schuyler, Sharon Rose as Eliza Hamilton, Trevor Dion Nicholas as George Washington, Waylon Jacobs as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Emile Ruddock as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Khalid Daley as John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton, Emilie Louise Israel as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds and Harry Hepple as King George. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2021
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, written by Clarke Peters, with music and lyrics by Louis Jordan, will run at Playhouse on Park from January 26 - February 27, 2022.  Directed and Choreographed by Brittney Griffin. Associate Choreographer: Darius Barnes. Music Direction by Dexter Pettaway.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2021
Michael Bateman (Big Moe), Josiah Peters (Eat Moe) and Brandon Metoyer (Nomax) return to Vintage having last been seen in “The Scottsboro Boys.” Making their Vintage stage debut are Kenyan Bernard (No Moe), Jalen Gregory (Four Eyed Moe) and Ronald McQueen (Little Moe). 
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021
Opening on September 8 at The REV Theatre Company is a special musical tribute – Almost Heaven, the Songs of John Denver. The show runs through September 29 at the historic Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Robert Diamond - Aug 20, 2021
Thom Schilling, the general manager, production supervisor and stage manager for dozens of Broadway, Off-Broadway and global tours for over 40 years, died in his sleep on August 19 in New York City. The cause of death is not presently known. Born in 1956, Thom was 64 years old.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022
Traditionally known as a “jukebox” musical, this reimagined and revitalized production of Smokey Joe's Cafe tells the story of a group of friends as they meet at a neighborhood pub and navigate friendship, romance, heartbreak, and modern-day life using the music of Leiber and Stoller. A mixture of rock n roll, blues, and jazz, the songbook includes hits such as Hound Dog, Spanish Rose in Harlem, Fools Fall in Love, and many more.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
Billy Porter is set to direct an episode of Fox’s upcoming anthology drama series “Accused.”