GRANITE CITY — “Smokey Joe’s Café” promises to be the hottest joint in town as the Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller comes to the Alfresco.
The song and dance evening recognizes more than 40 rock-n-roll classics, including “HoundDog,” “Stand by Me,” “Yakety Yak,” “Jailhouse Rock,“ “Spanish Harlem,” “On Broadway” and more.
Alfresco Productions continues its 2016 Broadway season with this revue on June 17, 18, 24 and 25 at the Alfresco Arts Center, 2041 Delmar in Granite City. “Smokey Joe’s Café” is directed by Lisa Garcia Fensterman with musical direction by Joel Hackbarth, choreography by Fensterman and Chris Kernan. The cast members include Kernan, Kimmie Kidd Booker, Jacob Cowley, Sarah Dowling, Michelle Jacques, Marshall Jennings, Kathy Piercy and Christopher Strawhun.
Tickets are $15 and may be reserved by visiting the Alfresco Productions website at AlfrescoProductions.org. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening one hour prior to show time. All reserved tickets must be picked up 15 minutes prior to show time, or they may be sold. All tickets are general admission seating. Assisted entrance is located on the Delmar side of the building.