Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Café is a compelling rock ‘n’ roll musical that encompasses the timeless songs of the inventors of this music genre, Leiber and Stoller. Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded including the hits; On Broadway, Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Stand By Me, Spanish Harlem, Love Potion #9, and Young Blood, Yakety Yak,  I’m A Woman. Smokey Joe’s Café transforms classic pop music into compelling musical theatre and each song is a trip down the corridors of American culture.

Smokey Joe’s Cafe represents an extraordinary musical play that ran for more than 2,000 performances, making it the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history. The show won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Director, and Best Choreography. Their timeless songs provide the basis for this electrifying entertainment that had critics raving and audiences stampeding the box office during its record-breaking Broadway run. Watch as classic pop tunes are transformed into riveting theatre and each melody transports you through American music history.

“Leiber and Stoller are the Rodgers and Hammerstein of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”  -Cousin Brucie, WCMSFM
“Smokin” –Star Ledger
“Wildly Infectious” – New York Daily News