Venue Details

7843 Star Starred
Royal George Theatre
Across the street from Steppenwolf Theatre 1641 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60614
312-988-9000
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Reviews & Ratings

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"
204 ratings
4.5 average rating
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43 events
34 reviews
43 stars
attended May 30 2013

Very energetic cast. Fast moving . Great evening of entertainment.

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Havana Red Velvet
66 events
25 reviews
52 stars
attended Mar 16 2013

The show was energetic and fun from start to finish. I highly recommend this play, which is more of a concert. You will enjoy clips of 39 songs. I wanted to jump up and sing along. This play also has a lot of great laughs, pretty impressive...continued

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56 events
24 reviews
24 stars
attended Apr 11 2013

Your seats are immersed in the show. The actors/vocal performers are all around you. Had a blast.

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Quotes & Highlights

Smokey Joe’s Cafe won 2013 Jeff Awards for Best Production of a Revue, Best Direction of a Musical or Revue, and Best Music Direction.
“A first-rate ensemble rocks and rolls through the Leiber and Stoller catalog in a powerhouse revue revival.” –_Time Out Chicago _
“A night well spent, especially when the singers are as strong and enthusiastic as the very game emerging talents belting out the likes of ‘Kansas City’ and ‘Poison Ivy’ … A retro party night … these performers deliver a fine way to forget the stresses of the week.” —Chicago Tribune

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