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7155 Star Starred
Royal George Theatre
Across the street from Steppenwolf Theatre 1641 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60614
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12 events
7 reviews
1 stars
We decided to valet park the car. It was $14 and was the easiest option when traveling with someone in their 70s. Arrive early also because the show was sold out and not everyone arrived on time. Street parking is limited.
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12 events
7 reviews
1 stars
There are so many good restaurants in the neighborhood. I was surprised at how busy the neighborhood is and Steppenwolf Theatre wasn't even performing. Dawali is so close to the theater and it was featured on the PBS show Check Please. Dawali offers a classic Mediterranean menu. Enjoy falafel, shawerma, shish kabab and more. I would recommend going there.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"
204 ratings
4.5 average rating
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49 events
24 reviews
19 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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28 events
21 reviews
11 stars
attended May 30 2013

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

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Irene Red Velvet
42 events
15 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 29 2013

Full of energy and fun from beginning to end. Do not miss this production. Each actor is fabulous.

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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