Five Guys Named Moe: Musical Info & Synopsis


Five Guys Named Moe is a musical revue and tribute to the legendary saxophonist, Louis Jordan. The songs center around our protagonist Nomax, a downhearted man facing relationship troubles. One night, he receives a visit from five guys named Moe, who emerge from his radio to impart wisdom and cheer him up through a series of lively and soulful performances. Five Guys Named Moe is a nostalgic celebration of music, relationships, and self-discovery.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1990)

Cast Size: 6

Genre: Revue

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Louis Jordan

Book: Clarke Peters

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1991)➝

Original Broadway Cast (1992)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Bands, Black Artists, JazzRevue, Small Cast

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