Kyle Taylor Parker, Alysha Umphress, and More Lead Cast of “SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE” Directed & Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse!

“The New York-bound production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller today announced the vibrant young cast who are set to reinvent the record breaking show at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) this summer. This powerhouse nine-member ensemble led by director/choreographer Joshua Bergasse will bring new life to more than 30 classic songs

Smokey Joe’s Cafe will feature Dwayne Cooper (Motown, Hairspray), Emma Degerstedt (Desperate Measures Off-Broadway), John Edwards (Jersey Boys), Dionne D. Figgins (Hot Feet, Memphis), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton Off-Broadway), Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Jelani Remy (Disney’s The Lion King), Max Sangerman (Blue Man Group Off-Broadway), and Alysha Umphress (On The Town, American Idiot).”

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