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A Night With Janis Joplin has already made a name for itself playing Broadway, and you're invited to share an evening with the woman and her influences in the musical.
Helmed by the critically acclaimed Broadway director Randy Johnson, the production is a musical journey celebrating the inspirations and music of the tragic and immensely talented Joplin. Her distinctive voice, charisma and public battle with drugs and alcohol made her one of Rock and Roll's most memorable stars, though she was only in the limelight for the final three years of her life.
The show takes the form of a Joplin concert at the peak of her fame, transporting the audience back in time with an authentic stage design of retro proportions. Throughout the course of the evening, Joplin punctuates her rousing performances of classics like 'Mercedes Benz' and 'Piece of My Heart' with biographical asides, introducing her influences. These inspiring females include Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Nina Simone and more!
Performance date: 5 October 2019
Kelly McIntyre as Janis Joplin
Katrina Rose Dideriksen as Alternate Janis Joplin
Ashley Tamar Davis
Jennifer Leigh Warren
Playwright and Director - Randy Johnson
Original Music Director and Arrangement - Len Rhodes
Choreographer - Patricia Wilcox
Set and Lighting Design - Justin Townsend
Costume Design - Amy Clark
Sound Design - Carl Casella
Projection Design - Darrel Maloney
Music Director - Ross Seligman
Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical.
13 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)
The Show as amazing! It was as if Janis Joplin was right there performing... more
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