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Smokey Joe's Cafe

  • Thalian Hall 310 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC, 28401 United States (map)

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285,, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

Earlier Event: June 24
My Fair Lady
Later Event: July 5
Smokey Joe's Cafe