Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

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Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Overview

Leiber and Stoller, as much as anyone, virtually invented rock 'n' roll, and now their songs provide the basis for an electrifying entertainment that illuminates a golden age of American culture. In an idealized '50's setting, the classic themes of love won, lost and imagined blend with hilarious set-pieces and slice-of-life emotions. , Smokey Joe's Cafe isn't just great pop music - it's compelling musical theatre.

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Details

  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Cast Attributes: Multicultural casting
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Jerry Leiber

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller began their songwriting partnership in 1950 upon discovering that they had the same passion for Boogie Woogie and the Blues. If they had written no other song but Hound Dog, the names of Leiber and Stoller would still have been indelibly written ...

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Mike Stoller

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller began their songwriting partnership in 1950 upon discovering that they had the same passion for Boogie Woogie and the Blues. If they had written no other song but Hound Dog, the names of Leiber and Stoller would still have been indelibly written ...

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