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Five Guys Named Moe May 18 through June 11 2017. Tony Nominated Best Musical by Clarke Peters. Featuring Louis Jordan's Greatest Hits, Directed by Keith Young, Musical Director Abdul Hamid Royal. Buy Tickets.

STAGE AND CINEMA... Six Kinds of Wonderful
"Babatundé holds the stage effortlessly in this eccentric celebration of songs made famous by the 1940’s alto saxophone player and band leader Louis Jordan, who, along with his group Tympany Five, is remembered for novelty songs like “Caldonia,” “Ain’t Nobody Here but Us Chickens,” and “Five Guys Named Moe." Read full article.

STAGE SCENE LA... The Nate Holden Performing Arts joint is a-jumpin’
"Musical revues don’t come any more tune-filled or excitingly performed than Five Guys Named Moe, winningly directed and choreographed for Ebony Rep by Keith Young and performed by stage-and-screen star Obba Babatundé and five sensational Moes." Read full review.

INDULGE MAGAZINE... A Star, Five Guys and a Forgotten Icon
"The Five Moes are perfectly cast: Octavius Womack as Big Moe, Trevon Davis as Little Moe, Jacques C. Smith as No Moe, Rogelio Douglas, Jr. as Four-Eyed Moe and Eric B. Anthony as Eat Moe. Though they sing and dance gorgeously as a group, each of the Moes gets a moment to shine."

"The production moves quickly and fluidly thanks, in part, to the talented production team: Scenic Designer, Edward E. Hayes, Jr.; Costume Designer, Naila Sanders; Lighting Designer, Dan Weingarten; and Sound Designer, John Feinstein. Director and choreographer, Keith Young expertly blends the show’s humor with his star’s gravitas, creating a joyous, but thoughtful night of theater." Read full review.

Five Guys Named Moe is an exuberant tribute celebrating the music of "The King of the Jukebox," the pioneering saxophonist, singer and bandleader Louis Jordan. Five Guys Named Moe is about our hero, Nomax — who’s down on his luck, his girlfriend Lorraine has left him, he's been drinking and he's listening to the radio at 4:45am. Emerging from his radio, the Moes (No Moe, Little Moe, Four Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, and Big Moe) encourage Nomax through song and stories to turn his life around and tell Lorraine that he loves her. Set to Jordan's iconic jump blues/jazz score, this exhilarating musical, in the words of Jordan himself, is sure to, “Let the good times roll!”

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