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Smokey Joe

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Musical


Writers:
  • specific minority casing
  • revue
  • americana
  • minimal set and costumes
  • jazzy
  • classic rock
  • 1950s
  • elvis presley
  • the drifters
  • the coasters
  • dion
  • dick clark


Overview


Synopsis

The songs of legendary hitmakers Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber come to life in the Rock and Roll musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Packed with memorable tunes like, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “On Broadway” and “Stand By Me”, it is the longest-running revue in Broadway History.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Male

Lead

Tenor

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1995
Settings
Simple/No Set
Time & Place
1950s
Cast Size
medium
Orchestra Size
Rock Combo
Dancing
Some Dance
Ideal For
elementary school, high school, college/university, community, professional, church, small venue
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult characters
Tags:
  • specific minority casing
  • revue
  • americana
  • minimal set and costumes
  • jazzy
  • classic rock
  • 1950s
  • elvis presley
  • the drifters
  • the coasters
  • dion
  • dick clark

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