Laura Joplin News

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Open at Gramercy Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will open at New York City's Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd St. / 23rd & Lexington Ave) on Thursday, April 10th, giving fans a chance to see Broadway's acclaimed theatrical rock experience in one of New York's most intimate concert venues. An exclusive presale for Citi Cardholders will begin today, March 17th at 10AM followed by Live Nation and Ticketmaster presales beginning at 10AM on Tuesday, March 18th. Tickets will be available to the general public at 10AM on Wednesday, March 19 via Ticketmaster.com and at the Gramercy Theatre box office. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Opening Night Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2013

A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin began previews on September 20 and opened on Thursday night, October 10 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W. 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night arrivals and brings you photos of the stars below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Queen of Psychedelic Soul Meets Broadway; A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPIN Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 11, 2013

A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin began previews on September 20 and opened last night, October 10 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W. 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the special after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Mary Bridget Davies Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Jul 29, 2013

A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin will begin preview performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 W. 45th Street) on Friday, September 20th, with opening night set for Thursday, October 10th. The cast and creative team gave a press preview earlier today at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Kim Yarbrough, Alison Cusano Join ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Following a critically acclaimed run at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater this past fall, One Night with Janis Joplin returns for a summer run. Leading the production is Mary Bridget Davies. Davies is joined by Sabrina Elayne Carten as the Blues Singer. Created, written and directed by Randy Johnson, the production is produced in partnership with The Pasadena Playhouse and Milwaukee Repertory Theater, in association with Todd Gershwin and Daniel Chilewich of One Night Productions, The Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeff Jampol of JAM, Inc. One Night with Janis Joplin runs June 21-August 11, 2013 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Begins at Milwaukee Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from tonight, May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Comes to Milwaukee, 5/3-6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, in association with Todd Gershwin and Daniel Chilewich of One Night Productions, LLC, the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeff Jampol of JAM, Inc. announced today that One Night With Janis Joplin will be added as a special event at the end of the 2012/13 Season. Hailed by critics as a "feel-good, fist-pumping, must-see" show, One Night With Janis Joplin has left audiences clamoring for tickets in Portland, Cleveland and Washington, D.C. The Milwaukee run of One Night With Janis Joplin is sponsored in part by BMO Harris Private Bank. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Begin at Milwaukee Rep, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Comes to Milwaukee, 5/3-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, in association with Todd Gershwin and Daniel Chilewich of One Night Productions, LLC, the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeff Jampol of JAM, Inc. announced today that One Night With Janis Joplin will be added as a special event at the end of the 2012/13 Season. Hailed by critics as a "feel-good, fist-pumping, must-see" show, One Night With Janis Joplin has left audiences clamoring for tickets in Portland, Cleveland and Washington, D.C. The Milwaukee run of One Night With Janis Joplin is sponsored in part by BMO Harris Private Bank. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Present ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, 3/15-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran Executive Director), in association with Todd Gershwin and Daniel Chilewich of One Night Productions, LLC, the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeff Jampol of JAM, Inc. announced today that ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will fill the fourth production slot in the current 2012 - 2013 season. Hailed by critics in Cleveland as a "feel-good, fist-pumping, must-see" show, ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN has left audiences clamoring for tickets in Portland, Cleveland and Washington D.C. Now coming to The Pasadena Playhouse in celebration of the Los Angeles area's great Rock 'n' Roll history, performances will begin March 15 through April 11, with a press opening night on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. Tickets are currently available with a 2012 - 2013 season subscription purchase. Single tickets will go on sale later this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Opening at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

Fresh off its acclaimed run at the Cleveland Play House, One Night with Janis Joplin will take D.C. audiences on a musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends. The production is led by Cleveland native Mary Bridget Davies, who performs with Joplin's original band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and also features Sabrina Elayne Carten as the Blues Singer who pays homage to the artists that influenced Joplin's incomparable blues-rock blend. Created, written and directed by Randy Johnson, the production is produced in partnership with Cleveland Play House in association with Todd Gershwin and Daniel Chilewich of Premiere Media, with support from The Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeff Jampol of JAM, Inc. One Night with Janis Joplin runs September 28 - November 4, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. Check out photos from the show's opening night party below! (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Opens 9/28 at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

Fresh off its acclaimed run at the Cleveland Play House, where The Plain Dealer called it "a feel-good, fist pumping, must-see concert," One Night with Janis Joplin will take D.C. audiences on a musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Love, Janis' Plays Limited Run at the Wilshire
by James Sims - May 28, 2008

BroadwayWorld's James Sims sat down with star Mary Bridget Davies in the lobby of the Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles to find out the truth behind 'Love, Janis,' learning about her passion for the role and the vibe she brings to the stage each night... (more...)

Love, Janis To Be Presented At Wilshire Theatre 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2008

The Wilshire Theatre Beverly Hills continues its 2008 season with the Los Angeles premiere of LOVE, JANIS for five performances only: May 29 - June 1. The life and music of rock-n-roll icon Janis Joplin explodes onto the stage in LOVE, JANIS. (more...)

Love, Janis: Final 2 Weeks, Closing Nov. 5
by Eugene Lovendusky - Oct 26, 2006

'Love, Janis,' the electrifying musical about San Francisco rock icon Janis Joplin, will play its final 2 weeks of performances at the Marines Memorial Theatre on Sunday, November 5 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Review: Janis Joplin is Alive and Well and Living in SF
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 29, 2006

'Love, Janis,' the musical retelling of Janis Joplin's life in San Francisco is an electrifying concert-like experience now at the Marines' Memorial Theatre! (more...)

Love, Janis Extends SF Engagement for 3 Weeks
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 08, 2006

Due to popular demand following rave reviews, Love, Janis has added three more weeks to the San Francisco engagement. The show is now on sale through Sunday, September 24 playing at the Marines Memorial Theatre. (more...)

'Love, Janis' Premieres in San Francisco for 8 Weeks
by Eugene Lovendusky - May 16, 2006

'Love, Janis,' a new musical celebrating the life and music of rock legend Janis Joplin, makes its Bay Area premiere at the Marines Memorial Theatre for a limited 8-week engagement beginning July 7, 2006. (more...)