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Five Guys Named Moe is a fabulous American musical. Its music and lyrics are by Louis Jordan, its book is by Clarke Peters and it is directed by Cameron Mackintosh, known for his work on Les Miserables. It has seen several productions to date and has been premiered on West End in London, Broadway in New York City and at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival. It has won many awards, including several Laurence Olivier Awards and Tony Awards. For those looking for a humorous and entertaining musical to catch live, Five Guys Named Moe tickets are available for the taking.
Five Guys Named Moe is a musical based upon a musical short by Louis Jordan that took place in 1943. It was then developed many years later as a full musical and debuted at the Theatre Royal Stratford East and then on West End, where it ran for more than four years. In 1992, it premiered on Broadway, for an as spectacular run, resulting in many rave reviews. In 2010, it was revived and produced at the Edinburgh Festival, this time starring Clarke Peters, who wrote the musical’s book. It is set to see many more performances, in many parts of the US.
The musical was first presented by Philip Hedley at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. It was then opened at the Lyric Theatre on London’s West End by Cameron Mackintosh. The original cast of the musical, at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, featured Kenny Andrews, Peter Alex Newton, Paul J. Medford, Dig Wayne and Omar F. Okai. All cast members also performed in the West End production for its full run.
In 1995, the musical saw more performances, this time at the Albery Theatre, where it was recorded on DVD. It featured Tee Jaye Jenkins, Monroe Kent III as Nomax, Trent Kendall, Richard D. Sharp, Jason Pennycooke and Feruma Williams. By that time, the musical had opened up on Broadway, choreographed and directed by Charrles Augins. It was staged at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre where it saw more four hundred and forty performances. The original Broadway cast featured actors such as Jerry Dixon, Milton Craig Nealy, Doug Eskew, Kevin Ramsey, Glenn Turner and Jeffrey D. Sams.
The Moe band at the Broadway production included pianist Reginald Royal, bassist Luico Hopper, drummer Brian Kirk, trumpet and flugelhorn player Reggie Pittman, trombone player Gregory Charles Royal and saxophone and clarinet player Mark Gross. Original cast recordings of the Broadway production and the West End production were also released, to much acclaim. In 2010, the musical was produced for the Edinburgh Festival. It was led by director Paulette Randall with the role of Nomax played by Clarke Peters and featuring such actors as Ashley Campbell, Carlton Connell, Christopher Colquhoun, Horace Oliver and Paul Hazel.
The musical has featured music by a large number of artists including Louis Jordan, Leo Hickman, Dallas Bartley, Larry Wynn, Jerry Bresler, Morry Lasco, Dick Adams, Fleecie Moore, Claude Demetrius, Jon Hendricks, Lors Lee, Johnnu Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen, Sid Robin, Bill Davis, Don Wolf, Johnnu Lange, Hy Heath and many others.
It has also won many awards and award nominations. Its original London production was nominated for several Laurence Oliver Awards include Best Entertainment, Best Actor in a Musical to Paul J. Medford, Best Director of a Musical to Charles Augins and Best Theatre Choreographer to Charles Augins. It went on to win the Laurence Olivier Awards for the Best Entertainment and the Best Theatre Choreographer. The original Broadway production was also nominated for several Tony Awards, including as the Best Musical and for the Best Book of a Musical, to Clarke Peters. With such remarkable awards to its name, this is a musical to enjoy live by booking Five Guys Named Moe tickets.