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Smokey Joe's Cafe

“Leiber and Stoller are the Rodgers and Hammerstein of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”
— Cousin Brucie, WCMSFM

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Cafe

March 28, 2014
Tilson Auditorium
7:30 p.m.

Price Level 1
Adults: $21
Youth: $5
ISU Faculty/Staff: $16
ISU Students: Free with ID

Price Level 2
Adults: $19
Youth: $5
ISU Faculty/Staff: $11
ISU Students: Free with ID

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Smokey Joe's Cafe

About the Show

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 hits as: 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 on Broadway and was the Winner of the Grammy Award for Best Musical 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.

Sponsored By:

First Financial