Smokey Joe's Café Is Coming to the Norton Center at Centre College
DANVILLE, KY -- The Grammy-award winning musical, "Smokey Joe's Café," is coming to the Norton Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The rollicking jukebox jam begins at 8 p.m. in Newlin Hall.
The performance is part of the 1998-99 Off-Centre subscription series at the Norton Center. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the box office. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, or patrons may call 606-236-4692.
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" celebrates the rock 'n' roll legacy of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, songwriters whose work permeated the 1950s and 1960s. Leiber and Stoller wrote songs ranging from "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog" to "Love Potion #9" and "Stand by Me." Those and a host of their other songs will come to life in the Norton Center production.
During its Broadway run, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" won a 1996 Grammy Award and seven Tony Award nominations.
The Norton Center for the Arts is a regional performing arts center which annually brings to Centre College a series of important musical groups, Broadway shows, individual performances and other works from the performing arts. A complete series scheduled and subscription is available upon request.
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For tickets or additional information:
Norton Center box office, 606-236-4692
600 W. Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422