A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN May 13 - 29, 2022

 

A Night with Janis Joplin Dates: May 13 – 29, 2022

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, 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. 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 and directed by Randy Johnson, is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences—icons like Aretha FranklinEtta JamesOdettaNina Simone and Bessie Smith, who inspired one of rock & roll’s greatest legends. 

Runtime is 2 hours and 25 minutes including an intermission.

Recommended for ages 12 and up. Some strong language. 

CAST

Leslie McDonal .................... Janis Joplin

Tawny Dolley ....................... Etta/Chantel/Joplinaire/Dance Captain

Caitlyn Martin ...................... Blues Singer/Chantal/Joplinaire

Nattalyee Randall ................ Aretha/Nina/Chantel/Joplinaire

Joanna Hale-McGill ............. Bessie/Odetta/Chantel/Joplinaire

Paige McNamara ................. Janis alternate/Swing 


REVIEWS

“Rocks the house!” —NY Times.
 
"Wild and joyously raucous" The Hollywood Reporter
 
"Electrifying" Variety