Smokey Joe's Cafe
by Tex-Arts

Oct. 09 - Oct. 10 (2017)


Smokey Joe's Cafe is a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, including rock and roll and rhythm and blues songs written by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The Original Broadway cast recording, Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs Of Leiber And Stoller, won a Grammy award in 1996.

In revue format with no unifying theme, the 39 songs are presented by various members of the cast in various combinations, with no dialogue. There are novelty songs ("Charlie Brown"), romantic ballads ("Spanish Harlem"), and infectious melodies ("There Goes My Baby")

Audition Notice:  TexARTS Professional Series 
Smokey Joe's Cafe
TexARTS, located in Lakeway, TX, welcomes members of the Actors' Equity Association and nonunion performers to audition for the upcoming production of Smokey Joe's Cafe.   
Smokey Joe's Cafe 
Written by Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller
TexARTS Professional Series
Austin, TX
Audition Location
2300 Lohman's Spur, STE 160
Austin, TX 78734
Date(s) and Time(s) of Auditions
Monday, October 9, 2017 by appointment from 6 pm-10 pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by appointment from 6 pm-10 pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - callbacks
*Invited callbacks will be held at TexARTS Studios in Lakeway on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.
Executive Producer: Jarret Mallon
Director: Kimberly Schafer
Musical Director: Lyn Koenning
Other Dates
First Rehearsal:  January 29, 2018.
Performances: February 15-March 4, 2018 Shows at 7:30pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays. 
Rehearsals will be held weekday evenings and during the daytime on weekends at TexARTS in Lakeway. The show will perform at the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theatre, 2300 Lohman's Spur, STE 160, Austin, TX 78734
Some SPT1 Equity Contracts Available.
Seeking members of Actors' Equity and nonunion actors.  Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Casting:  Cast of 9. All roles open.
Looking for versatile performers who sing and dance.  
Please prepare two 16-32 bar cuts of a 50's-60's pop song that is in the style of the show, (one up tempo and one ballad.) Okay to sing from the show. Please also bring accompaniment music as well. In addition, please bring a resume and headshot.  AEA members should bring proof of Equity membership. EMC actors will also be seen. Nonunion actors are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Actors should be 18 years.
Email with subject line "Smokey Joe's Cafe-Appointment request;" attach headshot/resume in PDF/Word format with preferred time.  
Auditions will be held at TexARTS: 2300 Lohman's Spur, STE 160, Austin, TX 78734.
 Local hires only.  We do not accept video submissions.  No phone calls please.