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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.

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Broadway)


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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 - 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 31, 2022
Writers Theatre will conclude its 2021/22 Season with Pearl’s Rollin’ with the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields.  The production runs June 23, 2022 – July 24, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Friday, July 1, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Meet the Broadway bound cast of INTO THE WOODS for Summer 2022, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
Fulton Theatre's 6th show of the 21/22 Marquee Season is the dynamic, exhilarating Man of La Mancha. This epic musical is based on Miguel de Cervantes' seventeenth century novel, Don Quixote, arguably the first true novel of the modern era. As the play begins, we see Cervantes and his manservant thrown into a dungeon where they are to be held as they await trial before the Spanish Inquisition.
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 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 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 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 Rich Mehrenberg - Jun 6, 2022
Fulton's newest fourth floor production will definitely make you want to come back for 'Moe'. Five Guys Named Moe is a peppy, cheerful musical dedicated to the music of jazz giant, Louis Jordan. Davon Williams stars as Nomax, a down on his luck fella who would rather spend an evening with the bottle than his best girl.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, kicks off its summer season with BREATH & IMAGINATION: THE STORY OF ROLAND HAYES, a musical play by Daniel Beaty about trailblazing African-American vocalist Roland Hayes, starting Friday, July 8, artistic director Joe Brancato announced today.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, kicks off its summer season with BREATH & IMAGINATION: THE STORY OF ROLAND HAYES, a musical play by Daniel Beaty about trailblazing African-American vocalist Roland Hayes, starting Friday, July 8, artistic director Joe Brancato announced.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Broadway veteran Kevin Ramsey has been hired as the new Director of the Theatre Division of The Hartt School at University of Hartford. He will begin this August. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
After the holiday weekend, check out another kind of FIRE WORKS with (mostly)musicals, featuring music director Gregory Nabours and a white-hot lineup of sizzling talent!
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022
Billy Porter brought ballroom and house music to the BET Awards with an epic performance on Sunday night. Watch the video from the broadcast which also featured performances by Brandy, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, Mariah Carey, Latto, and more.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner Billy Porter has signed a first-look deal with FX. Porter will develop new content for FX through his new Incognegro production company with producing partner D.J. Gugenheim. Porter will be making his film directorial debut with Anything's Possible and will direct an episode of FOX's Accused this summer.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
Five Guys Named Moe to run July 15 – 7 August 7, 2022 at Hattiloo Theatre, 37 South Cooper, Memphis, TN 38104.
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022
Bill Oliver will direct the film, featuring a script that he co-wrote with Peter Nickowitz. Fernando Loureiro and Guilherme Coelho will produce the new film through their company, Tigress, with additional casting and a distrubtor to be announced.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022
The Fulton Theatre will close out the 2021/22 Season's Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with Five Guys Named Moe, a swinging musical tribute celebrating the exuberant sounds of rhythm and blues pioneer, Louis Jordan. The title song, Five Guys Named Moe, was written in 1942 and performed by Jordan and his Tympani Five. The Harlem Renaissance is alive and well with zoot suits, upright bass, swinging beats, and soulful jazz. This musical fantasy is filled with high-energy dancing and incredible vocals that are sure to bring sheer joy and entertainment to all.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022
Covid may have delayed us, but at last, tonight’s the night! Join us tonight, July 27th, for some musical FIRE WORKS with (mostly)musicals at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s at 7:30pm. See photos of the sizzling cast in rehearsal!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 16, 2022
Wednesday July 27th, check out a musical kind of FIRE WORKS with (mostly)musicals at Feinstein's at Vitello's.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Michael Major - Aug 7, 2022
This August, Broadway fans will be kept busy with new movies, television shows, albums, and concerts to binge. From Netflix's new film adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on Late Night to discuss making his directorial debut with the new Prime Video film, Anything's Possible. During the interview Porter discussed his early love of musical theatre while growing up in Pittsburgh, telling the story of sneaking off to Chicago to secretly audition for Dreamgirls. Watch the new video now!
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.”

Five Guys Named Moe Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Five Guys Named Moe have their been?
Five Guys Named Moe has had 6 productions including London Fringe which opened in 1990, West End which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1995 and West End which opened in 2017.

What Tony Awards has Five Guys Named Moe been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Revival of a Musical for Julia C. Levy and Best Book of a Musical for Clarke Peters .

What other awards has Five Guys Named Moe been nominated for?
Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of Five Guys Named Moe have their been?
Five Guys Named Moe has had 6 productions including London Fringe which opened in 1990, West End which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1995 and West End which opened in 2017.

What awards has Five Guys Named Moe been nominated for?
Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What songs are in Five Guys Named Moe and what's the order?
Early in the Morning
Five Guys Named Moe
Beware, Brother, Beware
I Like 'Em Fat Like That
Messy Bessy
Pettin' and Pokin'
Life Is So Peculiar
I Know What I've Got
Azure Te
Safe, Sane and Single
Push Ka Pi Shee Pie
Saturday Night Fish Fry
What's the Use of Getting Sober
If I Had Any Sense
Dad Gum Your Hide Boy
Let the Good Times Roll
Reet, Petite and Gone
Caldonia
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Choo, Choo, Ch'Boogie
Look Out, Sister
Hurry Home
Is You Is or Is You Ain't Ma' Baby?
Early In The Morning
Five Guys Named Moe
Brother Beware
I Like Them Fat Like That
Messy Bessy
Pettin' And Pokin'/Life Is So Peculiar
I Know What I've Got/Azure-Te
Safe, Sane, And Single
Push Ka Pi She Pie
Saturday Night Fish Fry
What's The Use Of Gettin' Sober/If I Had Any Sense I'd Go Back Home
Dad Gum Your Hide Boy
The Cabaret: Five Guys Reprise/Let The Good Times Roll/Reet, Petite, And Gone
Caldonia
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
Look Out Sister
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?

What is the order of songs in Five Guys Named Moe and what's the order?
Early in the Morning
Five Guys Named Moe
Beware, Brother, Beware
I Like 'Em Fat Like That
Messy Bessy
Pettin' and Pokin'
Life Is So Peculiar
I Know What I've Got
Azure Te
Safe, Sane and Single
Push Ka Pi Shee Pie
Saturday Night Fish Fry
What's the Use of Getting Sober
If I Had Any Sense
Dad Gum Your Hide Boy
Let the Good Times Roll
Reet, Petite and Gone
Caldonia
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Choo, Choo, Ch'Boogie
Look Out, Sister
Hurry Home
Is You Is or Is You Ain't Ma' Baby?
Early In The Morning
Five Guys Named Moe
Brother Beware
I Like Them Fat Like That
Messy Bessy
Pettin' And Pokin'/Life Is So Peculiar
I Know What I've Got/Azure-Te
Safe, Sane, And Single
Push Ka Pi She Pie
Saturday Night Fish Fry
What's The Use Of Gettin' Sober/If I Had Any Sense I'd Go Back Home
Dad Gum Your Hide Boy
The Cabaret: Five Guys Reprise/Let The Good Times Roll/Reet, Petite, And Gone
Caldonia
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
Look Out Sister
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?

What productions of Five Guys Named Moe have there been?
Five Guys Named Moe has had 6 productions including London Fringe which opened in 1990, West End which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1995 and West End which opened in 2017.