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Saw the music filled Smokey Joe's Cafe. The performance was good, and the set was creative, but it... read more

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EdwardVK
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Top Talents, High Energy and Finger-Poppin' Fun

I was expecting a pleasant "trip down Memory Lane," but I was actually amazed at the level of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw the music filled Smokey Joe's Cafe. The performance was good, and the set was creative, but it didn't quite Wow me. Worth seeing and the theatre is good, not one of the big ones. Would give 3 1/2 stars.

Thank EdwardVK
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was expecting a pleasant "trip down Memory Lane," but I was actually amazed at the level of singing and dancing talent this cast brought to the stage. I have numerous friends and family members who are musicians, so my ear is more critical than...More

Thank ajkagain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just saw Smokey Joe's Cafe at Stage 42 with my wife. All I can say is wow. This show is a real crowd pleaser. The music is outstanding. As for the actors/singers they were outstanding. What a talented group of people. The band was equally...More

Thank amattam209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ninety minutes of non-stop energy celebrating the music of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller whose work includes Charlie Brown, Love Potion #9, Spanish Harlem, and Stand by Me. This production takes you down memory lane with these hits, and many more. The set by Beowulf...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Smokey Joe's Cafe' at Stage 42. For some reason there was a long delay entering (someone mentioned manager was late). Aside from that- great time! Entire show is one song after another- great voices. Harmonies were impressive, outstanding choreography!! The energy level is A++....More

Thank mozybones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater was beautiful and spacious and I thoroughly enjoyed Smokey Joe's cafe. The acoustics are amazing!!

Thank abjohnwill1
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Stage 42 is a small off Broadway theater that allows every seat to have great views. We saw Trip of Love here and everyone was dancing in the aisles.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What I enjoyed most about stage 42 was the spacious seating. Most theaters cramp people in and it's painful to sit through the entire performance if your tall or on the heavy side. Stage 42 has wide seats and lots of leg room. It's a...More

1  Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Totally entertaining. This show brought us back to our high school days and the Vietnam war. So innocent and authentic. Every song meant something. The dances, the songs and the costumes got us totally engrossed in the show. It was the fastest two hours and...More

Thank RachelGebaide
Reviewed 15 March 2016

this show was definitely worth every penny! nostalgic music brings back many memories, growing up...high energy performances, relating to the era as music transcended through time...

Thank Andrew K
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