Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Café
By Iris Wiener · Jun 19, 2014

Chet Walker directs and choreographs the celebration of Leiber & Stoller with a little help from The Coasters.

Levi Kreis and the Cast of Smokey Joe's Café Celebrate Opening Night at Arena Stage
By Hayley Levitt · May 9, 2014

The music of Leiber and Stoller is now on display in Washington, D.C.

Tony Winner Levi Kreis Is Getting Back to His Musical Roots in Smokey Joe's Café at Arena Stage
By Bethany Rickwald · Apr 26, 2014

The star of Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet remembers a childhood of mentoring by rock-and-roll hall of famer Brenda Lee.

Step Inside Smokey Joe's Café at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage
By Hayley Levitt · Apr 9, 2014

Tony winner Levi Kreis leads the cast of the Leiber and Stoller revue.

In Rehearsal With Tony Winner Levi Kreis and the Cast of Smokey Joe's Café at Arena Stage
By Hayley Levitt · Mar 27, 2014

Take a look at the first day of rehearsal of the Leiber and Stoller musical revue at the D.C. theater.

Arena Stage Finalizes Casting for Smokey Joe's Café
By Hayley Levitt · Mar 12, 2014

Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet star Levi Kreis joins the company of the Leiber and Stoller musical revue.

Three Questions With Smokey Joe's Café's Brenda Braxton
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 4, 2014

The Tony Nominee reunites with her "Smokey Joe's" family at 54 Below. Plus, a video preview of Braxton singing a Leiber & Stoller favorite.

Michele Lee, Kinky Boots' Annaleigh Ashford, and More Preview Upcoming 54 Below Concerts
By David Gordon · Jan 13, 2014

Sam Harris and Brenda Braxton were also on hand to perform from their future shows.

Broadway's Changing Face: Is It Destined to Look More Like Michael Jackson Than Ethel Merman?
By Zachary Stewart · Aug 29, 2013
The Beatles, Janis Joplin, and Diana Ross appear on Broadway this year in thinly veiled concerts showcasing the popular music of a bygone era. We asked industry insider Jack Viertel why.
Smokey Joe's Café Joins the Long Wharf Mainstage Summer Season
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 4, 2013
The Grammy Award-winning musical revue features the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.