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Drury Lane’s “Smokey Joe’s Café” is Just about Perfect!

***** Highly Recommended *****  Drury Lane’s fabulous “Smokey Joe’s Café” is just about perfect.  Director/Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge took on revue that was already excellent, and added that extra dash of this and pinch of that to make it uniquely her own.  I grew up with many of the songs written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (and yes, I am giving away my age).  Actually, “Smokey Joe’s Café” is one of my favorite revues, and this production is the best one yet!  “Smokey Joe’s Café” gets 4 BIG Spotlights.

“Smokey Joe’s Café” runs through October 23rd at the Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook.  Running time is 2 hours, 15 minutes with an intermission.  Performances are Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; Thursdays at 1:30 and 8:00 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 5:00 and 8:30 pm; Sundays at 2:00 and 6:00 pm.  Tickets range from $43-$58.  Parking is abundant and free.  FYI (630) 530-0111 or

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