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

The Pasadena Playhouse (Pasadena, CA)

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111 ratings
4.7 average rating
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29 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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51 reviews
216 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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6 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
19 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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Babajean Red Velvet
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9 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

My husband and I had a great time at Smokey Joe's Cafe!
The singers were very talented, energetic & expressive.
Brought back a lot of fond memories. Of course the Pasadena Playhouse isn't Broadway but for the price, it was a great deal!
I think...

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8 reviews
24 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
28 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

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

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1 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

I loved it. Great music and dancing.

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1 review
14 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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61 reviews
190 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
7 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

Great show. I very much enjoyed the whole experince.

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techy
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26 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

Couldn't believe the body of work Leiber and Stoller were responsible for! Well performed with cute stagings of the songs I grew up with.

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10 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

The show was Super Good I saw it two week in a roll. Great Job to all.......If it come to your home town it is a must seeeeeeeeeeeee.

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21 reviews
18 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

Great entertainment with outstanding cast!

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21 reviews
13 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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19 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

Five Star voices, choreography, music, and entertainment! Loved every second of this show!

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19 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 29 2013

This review rating is based primarily on Act Two where the orchestra was on stage and the playhouse amplification system was properly tuned. The first act was unlistenable with the sound system distorting the voices to a level of misery. Also,...continued

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