FiftyForward College Grove to host the Larry Keeton Theatre production of "Smokey Joe's Café"

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Ticket sales begin next Tuesday, March 27, for the performance of "Smokey Joe's Café" to be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the College Grove Artsitorium.

"Smokey Joe's Café" is a musical revue showcasing songs written by lyricist Jerry Leiber and composer Mike Stoller. The show features 39 of the team's songs spanning rock to rhythm and blues including such well-known hits as "Hound Dog," "Fools Fall In Love," "I'm A Woman," and "Jailhouse Rock."

Nine diverse singers who take you back to the '50s and '60s with their renditions of many wonderful hits of the rock and roll era.

The original Broadway cast recording won a Grammy award in 1996, and the show ran for 2.036 performances in New York, and was also a hit in London.

All proceeds from "Smokey Joe's Café" benefit FiftyForward College Grove. For more information or to purchase tickets please call FiftyForward College Grove 615-368-7093.