STAGE TUBE: JANIS JOPLIN's Mary Bridget Davies Visits NY1
Star of A Night With Janis Joplin on Broadway Mary Bridget Davies stopped by NY1's "On Stage" segment to talk about playing the iconic singer. Click below to watch the interview!
Davies is reprising her role as Janis Joplin on Broadway, having taken the country by storm with her critically acclaimed performance. The cast also includes Taprena Michelle Augustine (The Book of Mormon), Tony Award nomineeDe'Adre Aziza (Passing Strange), Allison Blackwell (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess) and Nikki Kimbrough (Dreamgirls) who play Joplin's backup singers, "The Joplinaires," and are featured as some of the iconic female singers who influenced Joplin's music.They will be joined by Kacee Clanton (A Night with Janis Joplin regionally) as Janis Joplin alternate and Alison Cusano (A Night with Janis Joplin regionally) as Joplinaire swing and Janis Joplin understudy.
The creative team for A Night With Janis Joplin features writer and director Randy Johnson (Elvis The Concert), recent Astaire Award-winning choreographer Patricia Wilcox (Motown), set and lighting designer Justin Townsend (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), costume designer Amy Clark (Chaplin), sound designer Carl Casella (Relatively Speaking), projection designer Darrel Maloney (American Idiot), music director Ross Seligman (One Night With Janis Joplin across the country), and original music director and arranger Len Rhodes (Mike Tyson's The Undisputed Truth in Las Vegas).
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