Smokey Joe's Cafe Featuring the songs of Lieber and Stoller

AUGUST 11-20, 2022

Sponsored by Maple Leaf Farms
Dates & Times

  • August 11, 2022 - 7:00pm
  • August 12, 2022 - 8:00pm
  • August 13, 2022 - 7:00pm
  • August 14, 2022 - 2:00pm
  • August 16, 2022 - 7:00pm
  • August 17, 2022 - 7:00pm
  • August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
  • August 18, 2022 - 8:00pm
  • August 19, 2022 - 8:00pm
  • August 20, 2022 - 7:00pm

Ticket Price

Adults $40

Seniors (60+) $35

Student (13-College) $20

Children (12 & Under) $15

Groups 15+ $30

Wagon Wheel Professional Theatre

Questions about content?  Show Guide Coming Soon

COVID POLICY:  Please be aware that the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts will not require guests to social distance during this event, and may or may not have in place other COVID-19 mitigation measures depending upon our assessment of risk at the time of the event. By purchasing your ticket(s), you are acknowledging the risk of COVID-19 exposure inherent in participating in any public gathering, are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and are agreeing to comply with any and all safety measures that Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts may require of its guests as of the date of the event.

ALL INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES: No refunds or exchanges. In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund in the form of a gift card may be issued at the option of the management.  If a new date is scheduled, no refunds will be given.

ALL GROUP SALES: Payment or Cancellation must be made 30 days prior to event date.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE SEATING:  If you are in need of wheelchair accessible seating, please contact the ticket office at 574-267-8041

Meet the Cast

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Marcus Brooks

Marcus Brooks is excited to make his professional debut spending the summer at Wagon Wheel. He is a rising senior in the BFA Musical Theatre program at Texas State University. TXST credits include: Hair (Hud), Spring Awakening (Cover: Hanschen/Otto) and Mazkapan (Moses). Marcus would like to thank his parents for their unwavering support and for paying his rent so he can do shows.

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John Fredrickson

I am over the moon to be back at the Wheel for my second consecutive summer! Woohoo! I am a graduate from the musical theatre program of Texas State, class of 2021. Some of my favorite roles include Sky Masterson (Guys and Dolls), Cliff (Cabaret), Freddy (My Fair Lady), Bert (Mary Poppins), and Seymour (Little Shop). I would like to thank Scott, Jen, Ben, Andy, Thomas and Lakesha for the enriching opportunity to do what I love most in the world – perform and work with such extraordinary people. I would also like to thank my family and loved ones for their endless love and support, and to the rest of the Wagon Wheel family/company/audiences for your immense generosity of spirit, joy and kindness. Now, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! I will see you out there! #eatemup ; @jbfred99 ;

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Kira Lace Hawkins

Kira Lace Hawkins is so thankful to be back on the Wagon Wheel stage! Favorite credits at the Wheel include The Bridges of Madison County (Francesca), Next to Normal (Diana), Into the Woods (Witch), Hello, Dolly! (Dolly Levi), and Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins). Favorite regional credits include Cabaret (Sally Bowles) with Theater Latté Da and The Threepenny Opera (Lucy Brown) with Frank Theatre, both in Minneapolis. She studied music and theater at St. Olaf College and holds an MFA in Acting from Penn State University. Kira serves as the Education Director at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts and strives to build upon the rich tradition of theater education at the Wheel through classes, workshops, and performance opportunities. Thanks to her MN family, her IN family, Zach, Nila, and Ezra.

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Tatum Langley

Tatum Langley (she/her) is beyond thrilled to return to Wagon Wheel after performing here in Elf: The Musical this past winter! A Chicago native, Tatum received her BFA from Ball State University, and has been performing professionally at jazz clubs and theme parks since graduating last spring. She’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to the whole Wagon Wheel family, and to her actual family & friends for always supporting her passions. | IG: @tatum_langley

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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee is so excited to be spending her summer at The Wheel! She just graduated from Florida State University with her BFA In Musical Theatre this spring and is originally from Conyers, GA. Previous Credits include Edges (Woman 1), and Newsies! (Medda Larkin), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls). She would like to extend a special thanks to her family, friends and Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts for this amazing opportunity!

Zion Middleton

Zion Middleton is a Georgia native, but currently attends Elon University where he is receiving a  B.F.A in Music Theatre. In addition to his training, he also studies a variety of subjects that aid him to becoming a Cultural Consultant for casting. His other interests outside of theatre include soccer, working at the Boys and Girls Club of America, and activism. He is grateful to his family, friends, and the Wagon Wheel team for this wonderful opportunity. Other credits include Judas/John the Baptist  in Godspell, Othello in Othello, Bert in 42nd Street, and Lucas in The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. 

Michael Pacholski

Michael is delighted to be performing once again at the Wagon Wheel Theatre.  Originally from Sterling Heights, MI, he earned his BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University in 2018.  Some favorite credits of his at the Wheel include The Wizard of Oz (Lion), Pride & Prejudice (Mary/Mr.Bingley), Oklahoma! (Jud Fry), Seussical (Mr. Mayor), Mamma Mia (Bill Austin),and Bridges of Madison County (Charlie).  Favorite Regional credits include Assassins (Leon Czolgosz) with the Flint Repertory Theatre, Forever Plaid (Smudge) with the New River Valley Regional Theatre, Matilda (Ms. Trunchbull) with the Riverbank Theatre, and A Christmas Carol (Caroler./Marley U/S) with Meadowbrook Theatre.  He would like to thank his family both at home and at the Wheel for their constant love and support.

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Hailey Thomas

Hailey Thomas is so thrilled to be a part of Wagon Wheel’s 2022 season! She is currently attending Texas State University for her BFA in Musical Theatre. You have seen her most recently in Seussical (ensemble, dance captain, Sour Kangaroo u/s) and Bunco State (Florence) at TXST. Past credits include: Footloose (teen ensemble) at The Muny, The Producers (Ulla) at Theatre Charlotte, and A Chorus Line (Sheila Bryant) at Northwest School of the Arts. She would like to give a big thank you to the entire cast and creative team of this production. Enjoy the show! @haileyolivvia

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Zephaniah Wages

Zephaniah Wages is so thrilled to be a part of Wagon Wheel’s 2022 Season! Zephaniah Wages is currently a sophomore Musical Theatre Major at Texas State University! You can find Zephaniah in Texas State’s upcoming production of Suessical as a bird girl and Texas State’s recent production of Hair! Feel free to follow Zephaniah on instagram @ZephaniahWages! He hopes that you enjoy the show!