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A Night with Janis Joplin–the Musical at 11AM Friday, November 8, 2019

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A Night with Janis Joplin–the Musical at 11AM Part of the Musicals on Screen

  • Date: November 8
  • Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Price: $10
    $10 adults, $5 students

Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock.

From Broadway to the cinema screen, you’re invited to share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the Tony Award® nominated Broadway musical sensation, A Night with Janis Joplin.  

Fueled by such unforgettable songs as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Cry Baby” and “Summertime,” a remarkable cast and breakout performances, A Night with Janis Joplin, written by Randy Johnson and directed by Emmy Award® Winner David Horn  and Randy Johnson, is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences—icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, who inspired one of rock & roll’s greatest legends.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to start

Drinks & concessions available for purchase

 

CREDITS AND PRODUCTION NOTES

Key Actors: Mary Bridget Davies (Janis Joplin), Tawney Dolley (Etta James), Ashley Tamar Davis (Aretha Franklin), Aurianna Angelique (Bessie Smith), Jennifer Leigh Warren (Blues Singer)

Producers: Gio Messale, Mitch Owgang

Executive Producers: Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley, David Horn, Presented in Further Association with the Estate of Janis Joplin

Directors: David Horn (Screen), Randy Johnson (Stage)

Writer: Randy Johnson

Language: English

Origin Country: USA

Genres: Musical, Drama – Biographical

Runtime: 117 minutes

 

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