Janis Joplin News

Schedule Announced for 2017 Jones Beach 'Live at the Shell' Bandshell Concert SeriesSchedule Announced for 2017 Jones Beach 'Live at the Shell' Bandshell Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Jones Beach Bandshell today announced its lineup for Live at The Shell: The 2017 Jones Beach Bandshell Concert Series. (more...)

The Mountain Play presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTThe Mountain Play presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Amanda McBroom to Celebrate New Release VOICES at BirdlandAmanda McBroom to Celebrate New Release VOICES at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is thrilled to announce that singer/songwriter Amanda McBroom ("The Rose") will make her Birdland debut with a concert celebration of her new CD, "Voices." The one-night-only event will take place on Monday, June 5 at 7pm. (more...)

Angelwalk Theatre Announces Cast/Creative of EVERYBODY'S GOT A STORYAngelwalk Theatre Announces Cast/Creative of EVERYBODY'S GOT A STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Angelwalk Theatre has just announced the cast/creative for EVERYBODY'S GOT A STORY! (more...)

BWW Interview: Amy Toporek of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at Hamilton StageBWW Interview: Amy Toporek of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at Hamilton Stage
by Leigh Scheps - May 16, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, opened last weekend at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017. BroadwayWorld's Leigh Scheps talks with star, Amy Toporek, about her involvement with the show since inception plus what it's like performing on stage with Broadway's John Treacy Egan. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Three Summer ProgramsPasadena Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Three Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse (Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director and Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director Emeritus) rounds up its 2016-2017 Season with three summer programs including HOLD THESE TRUTHS, a critically acclaimed play about the unsung American hero Gordon Hirabayashi, from May 30 - June 25, 2017; SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! The Gospel of Rock. (more...)

Mountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music FestivalMountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting AnnouncedAaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Michele Weathers, is proud to announce initial casting for the 2017 season. (more...)

Prince & More Featured on New Season of Reelz Series  AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF..., 5/20Prince & More Featured on New Season of Reelz Series AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF..., 5/20
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

REELZ today announced the return of AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF... original documentary series with a new episode about pop icon Prince on Saturday, May 20 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Annual Gala Raises Record Amount as it Honors Suzanne and James MellorPhoto Flash: Laguna Playhouse Annual Gala Raises Record Amount as it Honors Suzanne and James Mellor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

381 guests filled the Island Hotel in Newport Beach for Laguna Playhouse's annual fundraising gala. This year's event, themed Theatre Changes Lives, raised a record $600,000 in support of the Playhouse's mission to enrich lives through the magic of live theatre, to provide educational opportunities for children and adults, and to create experiences that stimulate cultural and social interaction and inspire our community. Proceeds from the event help cover the operating costs of the 96-year old icon, one of the oldest continuing operating theaters west of the Mississippi.  Within the funds raised that evening, $90,000 was raised for the Suzanne and James Mellor Laguna Playhouse Tribute Fund, which will provide theatre experiences for youth by providing tickets to performances and to cover the cost of transporting youth groups to the theatre. (more...)

Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting RoomSongwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hosted by Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight ('Simply The Best,' 'Love Is A Battlefield,' 'Invincible'),  Schirmer Theatrical and Greenberg Artists present 'Women Rock' at The Cutting Room on May 22nd, celebrating the great female singers and songwriters who changed the face of rock n' roll. A portion of the proceeds from 'Women Rock' will be donated to the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALEPlaywrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, May 8 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights, Miracle Brothers). (more...)

Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Are you ready to recall the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power? Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) is set to make its own kind of music with BEEHIVE The '60s Musical, the ultimate celebration of 1960's female empowerment. Performances begin Wednesday, May 31 and plays thru Sunday, June 18, 2017. Press night is scheduled for Friday, June 2 at 8p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Phoenix Theatre Kicks Off the Summer with BEEHIVE THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: Phoenix Theatre Kicks Off the Summer with BEEHIVE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Kicking off the summer in Phoenix is the high-power, all-female, all-fabulous musical revue, Beehive: the 60's Musical! The production pays tribute to the women who dominated the music industry in that era, from Lesley Gore, Tina Turner and Connie Francis to Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross.  (more...)

Premiere of MY JANIS by Arianna Veronesi Opens 6/4 The New Collective MainStagePremiere of MY JANIS by Arianna Veronesi Opens 6/4 The New Collective MainStage
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

My Janis written and performed by Arianna Veronesi opens at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017 with six performances at The New Collective Mainstage (6440 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 90036). Performances are June 4th / 3 p.m., June 16th  / 8 p.m., June 17th / 7 p.m., June 23rd / 7 p.m., June 24th / 7 p.m., and June 25th / 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/4563?tab=tickets. (more...)

Danyel Fulton Signs on for 'BECAUSE WE CARE' Planned Parenthood BenefitDanyel Fulton Signs on for 'BECAUSE WE CARE' Planned Parenthood Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Danyel Fulton joins the cast of 'Because We Care: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood' at Feinstein's/54 Below on May 15th. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Season Gala Raises Over $1.2 MillionAmerican Conservatory Theater Season Gala Raises Over $1.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

With the help of artists from throughout American Conservatory Theater's (A.C.T.) celebrated 50-year history-as well as current Master of Fine Arts Program (M.F.A.) and Young Conservatory (YC) students-A.C.T. raised over $1.2 million at its 2017 Season Gala, which took place on Thursday, April 27 at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater and Costume Shop Theater. The proceeds from the Gala support A.C.T.'s actor training and arts education programs. (more...)

Season 10 Champ & Broadway Alum Alisan Porter to Perform Live on NBC's THE VOICESeason 10 Champ & Broadway Alum Alisan Porter to Perform Live on NBC's THE VOICE
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Season 10 winner and Broadway veteran Alisan Porter is set to perform her new single "Deep Water" on the Today, May 2 (8-9 p.m.) live telecast of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning series THE VOICE. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Christine Rea of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at UCPAC 5/12 to 5/27BWW Interview: Christine Rea of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at UCPAC 5/12 to 5/27
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 30, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Christine Rea, the writer of the new musical, 'Hit Her With The Skates.' The show will be performed at UCPAC's Hamilton Stage from May 12th to May 27th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Portland (more...)

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