By Hedy Weiss
The wonderful production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe- The Songs of Leiber and Stoller," which became a big hit for the vibrant Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in Rogers Park earlier this season, is getting a commercial transfer. Under the producing entity SJCCProductions , the show- directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier, with music direction by Jeremy Ramey - will move to the Royal George TheatreCabaret, 1641 N. Halsted. The full original cast will return.
The show, featuring such pop classics as "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Love Potion No.9," will run March 7-May 26. For tickets ($25-$46.50), phone (312) 988-9000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.