Smokey Joe’s Cafe

by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Directed and Choreographed by Brenda Didier
Musical Direction by Jeremy Ramey

 

Original Run: September 24-December 2, 2012
In residence at the Royal George Theatre from March 7-July 21, 2013
Thursdays at 7:30 pm  (no show Thanksgiving evening)
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm  (no show November 24)
Sundays at 7 pm

Come share the evening with Smokey Joe and a cast of 9 in a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, from rock-and-roll to rhythm and blues, from legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The soundtrack, including “Stand by Me,” won the Grammy in 1996.

Cast: Justin Adair, Kasey Alfonso, Sydney Charles, TJ Crawford, Robin K. Dasilva, Vasily Deris,  Jaymes Osborne, Steven Perkins, Britt-Marie Sivertsen

Associate Director: Steve Hiltebrand
Assistant Choreography: Andrew Waters
Dance Captain: Britt-Marie Sivertsen
Resident Stage Manager: Rachael Holiday
Resident Set Designer: Adam Veness
Resident Lighting Design: Michael M. Nardulli
Costume Design: Bill Morey
Props Designer: Paige Keedy

The complete Theo Ubique experience includes dinner, served by the actors starting 90 minutes prior to curtain. (Please be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to curtain to dine.) For an additional $25, including tip (beverages and gratuity extra), enjoy a three-course meal at the show!

Smokey Joe’s Diner:

First Course: Black-eyed pea salad with house-smoked pork belly, grilled onions, bell peppers, feta cheese, mixed greens, and honey mustard vinaigrette.
Entree: Slow braised pork shoulder with smoked beer barbeque, braised collard greens and corn pone.
Dessert: Blackberry Pandowdy with lemon whipped cream and Fresh mint

Vegetarian Option:

First Course: Jaimo’s vegan gumbo with Andouille sausage spice, Seitan chicken. brown rice, and pickled okra
Entree: Three-cheese Macaroni casserole, with Cheddar, Jack and Parmesan and fried Kale
Dessert: Blackberry Pandowdy with lemon whipped cream and Fresh mint

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