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Smokey Joe's Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller Reviews

The Pasadena Playhouse (Pasadena, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

109 ratings
4.7 average rating
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27 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

OMG...The singing was awesome...it was a feel good, Happy, Finger Snapping and Clapping time. Great presentation.

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49 reviews
190 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

great show with the best seats in the house,music was all the wonderfull songs from my youth. all I can say to everyone is move fast and get your tickets, this is a HIT over again with this experienced cast. " OH BY THE WAY DID I SAY I LOVED IT"

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37 reviews
12 stars
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22 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

The show started sort of slow but built up tempo until the end where you kinda wanted to get up and dance, too! There isn't a plot per se, but it seems like mini acts with each new song.Talented singers in the bunch and they seemed to have fun...continued

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 25 2013

GREAT! GREAT! I relived so many of the good times of my life
while I sang along. "I Who Have Nothing" brought the house DOWN!
Oluchi

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13 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 09 2013

I can't say enough superlatives to express my expericence with the performance that was observed with the hit musical, Smokey Joes Cafe. The performers, music, directorial leadership and choreography was outstanding and the best I've seen from a...continued

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8 reviews
22 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Great show- great talent - great singing and dancing - restaurant next to the theater was great too!

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7 reviews
24 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

great singing, dancing and staging. Recomment to all who love "rock and roll."

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7 reviews
19 stars
attended Oct 06 2013

What a wonderful evening. The show was fantastic, best I have seen in a long time. The cast were all so very accomplished and seemed to be enjoying what they were performing which encouraged the audience to join in. A totally fun, fun time. ...continued

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5 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

I loved it and want to go back on
Wednesday Sept 25 and take two friends. Four tickets
The seats were the best in the house...Row D, I guess this red carpet thing really works!!!!
Can you please help me get tickets ??????
I don't know how to add...continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

Like a packaged cruise ship review this was brassy, false, overmiked, heartless, painfully false and musically mechanical. The dance routines were worthy of a high school production. We left at intermission and would have done so earlier except we...continued

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4 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

Fabulous!!!! song after song after song. Will definitely go see it again.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

It was a fabulous experience. Would have loved to have had the opportunity to see it again. Thank you

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1 review
9 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

It was OK. There was no emotions in the music. It was over-rated and not that great.

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45 reviews
189 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

Top-notch performances from the cast + an outstanding band = one of the best times I've had at the theater. I was grinning from ear to ear hearing all the terrific Leiber and Stoller songs, realizing how much a part of the jukebox of my life they...continued

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35 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

Great show. I very much enjoyed the whole experince.

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21 reviews
12 stars
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29 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

Great entertainment with outstanding cast!

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20 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 03 2013

The talent and presentation of this show were so outstanding, I'd gladly see it again. Superb!!

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