Smokey Joe's Café Rocks Pittsburgh CLO July 15

News   Smokey Joe's Café Rocks Pittsburgh CLO July 15 The Leiber and Stoller revue Smokey Joe's Café, featuring Broadway performers Kevyn Morrow, Deb Lyons, Terry Burrell and Renée Feder, begins at Pittsburgh CLO July 15.

Barry Ivan, the newly appointed artistic director for Massachusetts' North Shore Music Theatre, directs and choreographs the Pittsburgh CLO staging that runs through July 20.

Morrow and Lyons — both veterans of the Broadway company of Smokey Joe's Café — join Terry Burrell (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Renée Feder (Young Frankenstein), as well as Philip Boykin (Ain't Misbehavin'), Bob Gaynor (Taboo), Clifton Oliver (Wicked), Debra Walton (The Pajama Game) and Harrison White (Ray Charles Live).

Craig Barna serves as musical director for the Tony-nominated rock 'n' roll revue that features such hits as "Kansas City," "Fools Fall in Love," "On Broadway," "I'm A Woman," "Poison Ivy," "Love Potion #9," "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog."

Lighting design for Smokey Joe's is by John McLain and Scott Nelson. Daniel L. Bello serves as production stage manager.

Smokey Joe's Café opened on Broadway March 2, 1995. Under the direction of Jerry Zaks, Smokey Joe's became the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history, clocking in 2,036 performances at the Virginia Theatre. The original Broadway cast recording earned a 1995 Grammy Award. For tickets to Smokey Joe's Café visit www.pittsburghCLO.org or call (412) 456-6666.

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