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'Smokey Joe's Cafe' ★★★

"Smokey Joe's Cafe," or "Baby That's Rock 'n' Roll" as it used to be known, is a straight-up Broadway revue based on the formidable catalog of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. No more, no less. It fits quite sexily into the intimate confines of the Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, where a four-piece band (sax and all), a full-blown set and a hugely promising young cast of performers have this diminutive joint cooking as if we're in Spanish Harlem.

Through June 30 at the Royal George Cabaret Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St.; $25-$46.50 at ticketmaster.com

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