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Smokey Joe's Cafe - 1995 - Broadway

Smokey Joe's Café is the hottest joint in town. This Tony Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a fast-paced nostalgic trip through 39 of rock-and-roll's greatest hits from "Stand by Me" and "Fools Fall in Love" to "Spanish Harlem" and "Yakety Yak." Award-winning Director Robert Barry Fleming returns to Center REP where he previously helmed such REP hits as Ain't Misbehavin', All Shook Up, and She Loves Me.

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Virginia Theatre

(New York, NY)
245 W. 52nd St.


 

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Online 2020 Fall Season. This fall will feature five Performances on Screen.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Patton Daye Slater Productions announced today that Tony Award-winning producer, Obie Award-winning actor and renowned director Tamara Tunie (Julius Caesar on Broadway with Denzel Washington, 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit') has signed on to direct the company's New York-bound musical drama Love & Southern D!scomfort.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
IndieWorks Theatre Company today announced cast members from Broadway, West End, Television and digital media platforms will star in the company's new podcast, Bite-Sized Broadway: A Mini-Musical Podcast.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
Today (September 1) in live streaming: Smokey Joe's Cafe reunites on Stars in the House, Broadway Buskers continues, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion with Brenda Braxton and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Act 2... Now What?  Black Broadway Men with guest Host Brenda Braxton.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Today Patton Daye Slater Productions announced the forthcoming release of the haunting new single 'Liquid Courage,' a song from the upcoming musical theatre concept album Love & Southern D!scomfort. 'Liquid Courage' features music and lyrics by Bobby Daye, lyrics by Monica L. Patton, and vocals by Broadway veteran Ramona Keller.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the casts for Sing in a New Year! and Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, the first two productions to be produced on the Paper Mill stage since the pandemic shut down the theater in March.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Franca Vercelloni and Jennifer Pace! Tune in today at 3:30pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by Stephen Mosher - May 3, 2020
An artist in many different fields, Jen Houston has spent much of her life in New York on small venue stages. These days, she is still making art... in every room of her house. Stephen Mosher talks to the renaissance woman about life upon the wicked stage...and off.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Dan Daly and Toby Medlyn! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Drew Wutke and Randy Taylor! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Echoing the current spirit of 'The show must go on(line),' Devanand Janki, artistic director for new works development organization Live & In Color unveiled plans Wednesday for a weekly interactive conversation series featuring some of Broadway's brightest names, all celebrating the diversity of today's world.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
After three years of preparation, The Muny is once again a?oethe theatre between the mighty oaks.a?? Traveling nearly 300 miles earlier this month, the new trees that form the iconic canopy come from Kaneville Tree Farms in Kaneville, Illinois. The seven large trees planted include two swamp white oaks, two State Street maples and three London planes, each weighing 10,000 pounds with trunks ranging in size from six to eight inches.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
The companies behind two Broadway-aimed productions, a musical adaptation of Bull Durham and the revival of Smokey Joe's Cafe, are suing UBS Financial Services and its parent company Switzerland-based UBS AG Bank, for failure to prevent fraud which they say resulted in the theft of $3.5 million.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Brandon James Gwinn and Dayna Grayber! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Cameron McIntosh, Yvette Monique Clark and Adam Tilford! Tune in today at 3:30pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) has announced its 21st anniversary 2020-2021 season. In addition to four regular-season shows, the schedule includes a special holiday show, available outside of the subscription. Running from October 7, 2020 through June 6, 2021, the regular season shows are a?oeBroadway in Black,a?? a?oeEubie!,a?? a?oePipelinea?? and a?oeSmokey Joe's Café.a?? The holiday show is a?oeBlack Nativity.a??
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Billy Porter will voice the character of Desmond on tonight's episode of The Simpson's!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
St. Louis' regional outdoor venue The Muny has released a statement regarding its upcoming summer season as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The Philly POPS kicks off Spring Break with a splash of Broadway magic at The Met Philadelphia in Disney's Broadway Hits.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions will present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert on June 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Ricky J. Duarte and Alexander Barylski! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Jamie Westberry and James Merillat ! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2020
Piano man Michael McAssey hosts Piano Bar Live! Tuesday, June 16th at 7:15 pm ET, following New York City's 7 O'Clock Cheer. This week's guests will be Sal Viviano, Liz Larsen, Phyllis Pastore, Mark Hartman, Beckie Menzie, Yvette Monique Clark and our weekly mystery guest!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Today (June 10) in live streaming: Betty Buckley visits Stars in the House, Quarantine Cabaret is back, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Actor Arnetia Walker and director Stephen Nachamie have launched Just One Step for Democracy, a coalition of performing artists and activists seeking to effect a more just society, empower citizens, and encourage them to Vote for Change on November 3, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Kinky Boots Star, Kyle Taylor Parker joins forces with Broadway veterans to deliver his sophomore album, a?oeBroadway Soul, Vol.2a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
The Summer lives on for Ogunquit Playhouse, as we re-open our immaculate grounds for a limited seating, COVID-safe, open air Playhouse Patio Cabaret featuring some of Broadway's finest alumni vocal talents from our most popular shows including Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Quartet, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Kinky Boots, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Joseph O'Neill, Doug Thompson, and David Bishop! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Yvette Monique Clark and Michael James Roy! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
a?oeCelebrating the Black Narrativea?? is the theme for the third installment of SpeakEasy's Play Discussion Group, a series of free virtual events which returns on Thursday, July 23 at 5:30PM.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited will present the July Panel Adapt and Survive: How the Arts Are Outwitting COVID on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Shoshana Bean (Waitress, Songs for a New World, Wicked, Hairspray) will join Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots, Smokey Joe's Cafe) on his upcoming album, Broadway Soul Vol. 2. The concept album arranged and produced remotely, will also feature Blaine Alden Krauss (Hamilton, The Cher Show) and Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde). 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2020
Piano Bar Live! continues on Tuesday, July 14th at 7:15 pm ET, with this week's guests The World Famous Stardusters, featuring Amanda Brasher, Chris Dilley, Antonio Edwards, Brandi Massey, Ménage a Trois, Monique Morgan and Kevin Ray, plus mystery guests and MORE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Adam Tilford and Maddie McClouskey! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2020
Darkness RISING Project is a 501 (c3) composed of singers and musicians from the Black Broadway community whose purpose is to help those in the Black community begin conversations about mental health, provide access to resources, and erase the negative stigma of mental health issues.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
At 8:00 PM EST on August 9th, 2020, BFA Musical Theatre students along with Broadway performers from all over the country will perform LIVE on Instagram- to stand in solidarity with- and support the Black Trans Community.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Singer-actress Yvette Monique Clark live-streams her virtual cabaret, Diva of the 'Demic on Facebook Live, Friday, August 28 at 8 pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Circle Theatre, West Michigana??s go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, will continue bringing live entertainment to Grand Rapids with the Circle Popup Concert Series running now through the end of September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
A live band takes the stage.  That alone sounds like a bit of nostalgia for a pre-COVID era. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!)streams this Tuesday, August 18th at 7:15 pm ET with host Scott Barbarino.
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2020
Forest VanDyke, Darius-Anthony Robinson, and Kris Coleman performed 'Quiet' by Jonathan Reid Gealt as a tribute to Black Lives Matter.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2020
Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Tituss Burgess, Billy Porter, Sir Patrick Stewart, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
With careful and ongoing consideration, The Muny announced today a revised schedule to offer musical theatre in Forest Park this summer. Pushing opening night to late July, The Muny hopes to present five of the seven productions originally announced in the 2020 season, with the other two productions being postponed until the 2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Stuck inside and dying for a reason to sing out? Well get your vocal chords stretched and ready, because you're about to belt your way into this weekend! BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that we have teamed up with NYC's greatest Broadway piano bar, Marie's Crisis, to bring you the Weekend Warm-Up- a weekly series that invites you to sing along from the comfort of your couch.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 1, 2020
Broadwayworld NJ continues our series interviews with top theatre professionals to learn about their upcoming plans. Our readers will enjoy this one with Mark S. Hoebee, the Producing Artistic Director of Paper Mill Playhouse. Hoebee also directs shows at the Playhouse.