Two Mamaroneck based theatres – one the oldest continuously operated theatre in Westchester, the Emelin Theatre, and the other the 4 year old Westchester Sandbox Theatre team up this summer. The Emelin Theatre will host the Sandbox Theatre's upcoming production of Smokey Joe's Café which will run June 29, 30 & July 1,6,7,8. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm and Sunday afternoons at 3pm. All tickets are $28.
Smokey Joe's Café, the longest running musical revue in the history of Broadway, celebrating the song writing duo Leiber and Stoller and their chart-toppers: "Poison Ivy," "Love Potion # 9," "Yakety Yak," "Hound Dog," "Stand By Me" and many more! Fusing jazz and blues with good old fashioned rock and roll, Smokey Joe's Café is filled with wall-to-wall music that will have the entire family dancing in their seats. The Sandbox Theatre's production of Smokey Joe's is directed by a Smokey Joe's veteran, Kenneth M. Green and features a NYC based cast of fantastically talented professionals.
The Emelin Theatre, located in Mamaroneck, New York, and founded in 1972, is the oldest continuously operating performing arts theater in Westchester County. Its mission is to bring the best in live performing arts to Westchester and other nearby communities and to promote a cultural life that entertains, educates, and invigorates. The Emelin, well-known for its high-quality and affordable programs, is one of the few performing arts venues in this region which offers a broad mix of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes, produces its own theater performances, and attracts diverse audiences throughout Westchester County and beyond. Due to its strategic location in centrAl Westchester, the Emelin also attracts theatergoers from New York City, New Jersey, and lower Connecticut.
Box Office 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY, call (914) 698-0098, or visit emelin.org.