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Five Guys Named Moe

A musical by Clarke Peters Featuring Louis Jordan's greatest hits Presented by Underbelly in association with Cameron Mackintosh A major new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical, Five Guys Named Moe Five Guys Named Moe features the toe-tapping and irresistible hits of jazz legend Louis Jordan, including; Early In The Morning, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie and Saturday Night Fish Fry, plus many more performed on stage by a live band. First seen at the Theatre Royal Stratford East in 1990, from where it subsequently transferred to the West End winning the Olivier award for Best Entertainment, this musical tells the story of Nomax. Newly single and broke, he finds solace in the Five Guys Named Moe (Big Moe, Four Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, No Moe and Little Moe), who emerge to rouse him from his misfortunes with a whole lot of soul, music and infectious energy!

Festival Square
Lothian Road
Cancellation Policy

No exchange or refund after purchase.

Good To Know

This event is part of Christmas on Stage, bringing the best theatre experiences to Edinburgh's West End this Christmas. A programme worth £10 is included with every ticket

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email after booking to present to the box office on arrival.

Suitable For Children

the show is not suitable for children aged under 16

When Can I Go

18th November 2016 - 7th January 2017

Where Do I Go

Festival Square Theatre, Festival Square, Lothian Road, EH3 9SR

Edinburgh's Christmas Festival Square: Festival Square Theatre

Festival Square
Lothian Road

Latest customer reviews

  • 31 December 2016

    Excellent, I was in Edinburgh with my 16 year old daughter, booked the tickets just the day before,. The show was very good value, vibrant and funny and the music was great, we both came out with a big smile on our faces, exceeded our expectations

    Cathy Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Some fun but average

    30 December 2016

    A tale of two halves. The acting in first half was poor, diction was awful. The songs were quite good and the band was fantastic. However in the second half because it was mostly a singing performance it was a lot more enjoyable. The chicken song was really good. The venue had multiple columns around the donut stage which gave constant restricted views, overall I'd rate it 6/10

    Al from Glasgow Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Grand day out!

    30 December 2016

    Fabulous feel good show! Cast are brilliant, try not to miss this one! Even though the seats weren't the best, we still had a great time.

    HC Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 28 December 2016

    Absolutely loved this show, we saw it probably 15 year's ago and loved it, so,as a surprise for my husband I booked for a Xmas night out for us and we both enjoyed the venue, cast were fantastic it's so upbeat and the dancing and music is superb

    Jackie Chapman Confirmed ticket purchaser

Latest critic reviews

  • Revival of Clarke Peters' popular musical delivers a feel-good blast along with some dodgy sexual politics

    The Stage

  • Revival of Clarke Peters' popular musical delivers a feel-good blast along with some dodgy sexual politics

    The Stage

  • "this is a tremendous show – wild, colourful and fearsomely feelgood"

    Edinburgh Guide