Bergen Performing Arts Center To Present Sophie B. Hawkins As Janis Joplin In ROOM 105, 02/23/2013. Tickets on Sale 11/2!
Bergen Performing Arts Center is proud to present Grammy Nominated and critically acclaimed singer, Sophie B. Hawkins as Janis Joplin in ROOM 105 on Saturday February 23, 2013 at 8PM. Acclaimed filmmaker Gigi Gaston's ROOM 105-a new musical show starring Grammy-nominated Sophie B. Hawkins-is a thoughtful and entertaining tribute to legendary soul singer Janis Joplin.
The show is a humorous, engaging, bittersweet, intimate and honest musical confessional. Janis brings the audience into her world and her life, and teases viewers about aspects of modern day pop culture, of which she is privy.
A modern-day retrospective on Joplin's turbulent life, telling a story that reveals the iconic singer's thoughts on love, sex, fame and belonging. Tickets for this show goes on sale Friday November 2nd at 11am at Ticketmaster.com or by calling the box office at (201) 227-1030. Ever since singer Sophie B. Hawkins broke through with her 1992 hit "Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover," fans and critics have been comparing her to the late Janis Joplin.
bergenPAC is located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631. Founded in 2003, the 1,367-seat Bergen Performing Arts Center, or bergenPAC, is the area's cultural mecca. Housed in a historic Art Deco-style theater boasting one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States, bergenPAC attracts a stellar roster of world-class entertainment. The jewel in our crown is The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC – the innovative, educational performing arts initiative that reaches more than 30,000 students annually. The Performing Arts School provides community youth, age 2 months to 21 years, with unique, "hands-on" training in music, dance and theater by industry professionals. It is through the ongoing generosity of sponsors, donors and patrons that the not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation bergenPAC and The Performing Arts School are able to thrive and enrich our community