Smokey Joe’s Cafe

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Show Synopsis

Known as the “street corner Gershwin Brothers”, Leiber & Stoller’s music embodies the heart of the neighborhoods we all grew up in. This Tony Award-nominee and Grammy Award-winner is more than just the longest running musical revue in Broadway’s history. A song and dance musical set in the 1950’s, Smokey Joe’s Cafe carries the themes of love, life and togetherness. The set includes over forty of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest hits including “Stand By Me”, “Jailhouse Rock”, and “On Broadway”!  Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded, SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE isn’t just great pop music – it’s compelling musical theatre.

Run Time:  2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission


This show performed from June 2nd through June 18th, 2017 at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA


Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller

Creative Team

Director: Brandon Jackson
Music Director: Sean Kana
Choreographer: Camille Edralin
Scenic Designer: Kelly James Tighe
Lighting Designer: Aaron Spivey
Sound Designer: Jon Hayward
Costume Designer: Leandra Watson
Props Master: Justine Halsey-Martin
Stage Manager: Alex F. Wolf



Chris Aceves as Michael
Jessica Coker as BJ
Anthone Jackson as Adrian
Janelle LaSalle as Brenda
Cadarious Mayberry as Victor
Montel Nord as Ken
Anthony Rollins-Mullens as Fred
Majesty Scott as Pattie
Cheyenne Wells as DeLee

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