Two Acts, Revue, Rated G
Original Broadway Version
Featuring the hit songs of beloved composer and saxophonist Louis
Jordan, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is an international sensation. Initially
produced in London's
West End by the legendary Cameron Mackintosh, this exhilarating,
all-embracing theatrical experience moved to Broadway in 1992.
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is about our hero, Nomax - he's broke, his love,
Lorraine, left him, and he's listening to the radio at 5 o'clock in the
of the radio, Five Guys Named Moe appear. To Jordan's iconic rhythm
and blues/jazz score, the Moes encourage Nomax to turn his life around
Lorraine he loves her.
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the perfect small cast show for communities
with talented singers looking to feature African-American actors. A
thorough MTI Study
Guide provides cross-cultural enrichment for productions interested
in learning more about Jordan, his career, and the era he wrote in. The
and enticing score appeals to a variety of audiences, and the
uproarious audience participation will have spectators leaping out of
their seats to join the
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