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You can catch A Night with Janis Joplin at the Mccarter Theatre Center, showing Until October 29, 2017

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A Night With Janis Joplin

Closed February 9, 2014

Mary Bridget Davies, whose positively uncanny vocal impersonation of Joplin keeps the house rocking for much of the show's running time, is joined by a quartet of talented performers.

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Why See A Night With Janis Joplin?

A Night With Janis Joplin has already made a name for itself playing various regional venues around the USA, and finally heads to Broadway in Fall this year. Mary Bridget Davies reprises her role as the late singer-songwriter, while Randy Johnson directs.

Janis Joplin's 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.

A Night With Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating the inspirations of one of Rock 'n Roll's greatest legends!
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Dates

Previews from: 20 September 2013

Opening night: 10 October 2013

Audience

Suitable for audiences over 11 years old due to strong language. Please note that children under four years of age are not permitted into the theatre.

Run time

Two hours and 15 minutes including a 15 minute interval

And before you stop reading

Images used are from the regional performances of this production.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Janis Joplin - Mary Bridget Davies
Janis Joplin (Alternate) - Kacee Clanton
"Joplinaires" - Taprena Michelle Augustine, de'Adre Aziza, Nikki Kimbrough and NaTasha Yvette Williams
Swing - Allison Blackwell
Joplin Understudy/Swing - Alison Cusano

Creative

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

What you thought

2 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)

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Donna: “Davies brought the house down”

Saw this show last Saturday night (10/26) and I am still reeling from the... more

Rachel: “See it with the understudy!!!!!”

The show was excellent! Engulfed you like Janis was alive!!! A new take... more

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