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SMOKEY'S JOE'S CAFE celebrates the pop hits written by the team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller during the 1950s and 60s, including "Kansas City," "On Broadway," "Poison Ivy," "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," "Hound Dog," 'I'm A Woman," "Love Potion #9," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Spanish Harlem."


Wayne Brady Among Starry Cast for Broadway-Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental LabWayne Brady Among Starry Cast for Broadway-Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2016

Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel confirmed today that there will be invited presentations of selections from the musical this September, in anticipation of a Broadway production to be announced. (more...)

John Rando Will Helm SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab This FallJohn Rando Will Helm SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 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...)

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

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