In celebration of Black History Month, we pay tribute to Louis Jordan, the 1940s rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, and bandleader, whose new approach to jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s.
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
A Musical by CLARKE PETERS
Music & Lyrics by LOUIS JORDAN
Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford
Musical Direction by John Daniels
ONLY UNTIL March 1st, 2020
Five Guys Named Moe opens with our hero, Nomax, who is single, broke and drinking his sorrows away while listening to the radio at 5:00 in the morning. Five guys named Moe - Big Moe, Little Moe, Eat Moe, Know Moe and Four-Eyed Moe – emerge from his radio to help him straighten out, ease his broken heart, and sing and dance his way to love!
This joyful, jazzy show is the winner of London’s coveted Lawrence Olivier award and was originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, (Phantom of The Opera, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Cats). Set to Jordan's iconic rhythm and blues/jazz score, including, “Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby”, “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” and, “Saturday Night Fish Fry.”
Starring: Napoleon M. Douglas as NoMax, Quentin Avery Brown as Eat Moe, Tyler Johnson-Campion as No Moe, Douglas Lyons as 4 eyed Moe, Tony Perry as Big Moe, Isaiah Reynolds as Little Moe. The production also includes John E. Lucas and Markcus Blair.
Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the associate choreographer is Kristyn Pope, Set Design by Steve Loftus, Lighting Design by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design by Mark Zuckerman, Costumes by Allison Kirstukas, Victor Lukas is the PSM. Lisa Tiso is the Producer. Richard Stafford (Director/Choreographer) returns to WBT, having directed/choreographed recent productions ofAn American In Paris, Anything Goes, Annie Get Your Gun, Saturday Night Fever, Show Boat, Mary Poppins, Guys & Dolls, Fiddler On The Roof, and many more. On Broadway, choreographer for In My Life (Music Box Theatre), associate choreographer for Aspects Of Love (Broadhurst Theatre), dance supervisor for Cats (Winter Garden Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include choreography for A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (St. Clements). Regional Theater credits include Dreamgirls, Miss Saigon (North Carolina Theatre); Curtains, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Beauty And The Beast, Cats (Walnut Street Theatre), Oliver!, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats (Pittsburgh CLO), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oliver!, Joseph...Dreamcoat, Cats (Sacramento Music Circus), The King & I, Singin’ In The Rain, Crazy For You, Fame, Swing, Cats (North Shore Music Theatre), Beauty And The Beast, The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas starring Sally Struthers (Ogunquit Playhouse), The Sound Of Music, Annie Get Your Gun (North Carolina Theatre), Evita (Casa Mañana).
Ticket Prices: Dinner & Show prices range between $61.00 to $91.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performance chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances. Also check the website for on-going Special Offers! www.BroadwayTheatre.com
Show Times: Wednesday & Thursday & some Friday Matinees: Lunch is served at 11:30 am and Showtime is 1 pm.
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Evenings: Dinner: 6:30 pm Show: 8 pm.
Sunday Matinees: Lunch: 12 pm Show: 1:30 pm
Sunday Evenings: Dinner: 5:30 pm Show: 7 pm.
Reservations: Call (914)-592-2222 or BroadwayTheatre.com
Luxury Boxes: Call 592-8730, for private parties of 6 to 22. Enjoy dining and theatre in an elegant private box. Additional features include an expanded dinner menu, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, private powder room, and Luxury Box reserved parking at an additional cost, call for details.
WBT Mainstage Productions for 2020:
All Shook Up – March 5 th – May 3 rd
Cinderella – May 7 th – July 5 th
9 To 5 – July 9 th – September 9 th
Kinky Boots – September 24 th – November 29 th
A Christmas Carol– December 3 rd – December 27 th