Tony Award-nominated sensation Mary Bridget Davies stars as the legendary queen of rock-n-roll, Janis Joplin, who explodes onto the stage in a concert experience that celebrates the Texas musical marvel and shines a spotlight on the trailblazing female blues and soul vocalists who influenced her. A Night with Janis Joplin is packed with enduring hits like Me and Bobby McGee, Mercedes Benz, and Summertime, plus hit songs by icons Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Etta James, and more. Its sure to take a little piece of your heart!Performance Schedule: Wednesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m. | Saturday at 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. | Sunday at 2:30 p.m.Pride Night: Thursday, January 30, 2020ASL Interpreted, Audio Described, and Open Captioned: Wednesday, February 5, 2020Post-Show Discussion: Wednesday, February 5, 2020Champagne Opening and Press Night: Thursday, February 6, 2020
News About A Night with Janis Joplin at ZACH Theatre
ZACH Theatre Announces Summer Lineup For 'Song Under The Stars' Concert Series
April 27, 2021
ZACH Theatre announces the Summer Concert Series for 2021 “Songs Under the Stars” lineup running June 10 through August 8, 2021. The weekly socially distanced outdoor concerts will feature four concerts over eight weekends running Thursdays through Sundays. Tickets on sale Thursday, April 29 at noon.
Photo Flash: ZACH Theatre Presents 'Legendary Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry'
March 24, 2021
ZACH Theatre is currently presenting Legendary Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry as part of its Songs Under the Stars spring concert series.
Photo Flash: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH Theatre
February 13, 2020
A Night with Janis Joplin returns to ZACH where its journey began; this time in the Topfer with Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies, who originated the title role on Broadway running January 29–March 8, 2020 at The Topfer at ZACH. Creator, writer and original director Randy Johnson joins Mary Bridget Davies with original choreographer Patricia Wilcox and original associate director Tyler Rhodes.
January at ZACH Theatre Brings Two Openings
January 09, 2020
ZACH Theatre kicks off 2020 with two show openings, celebrating a legendary rock goddess, and bringing Eric Carle's books of children's classics to life on the stage. A Night with Janis Joplin will return to ZACH where its journey began; this time in the Topfer with Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies, who originated the title role on Broadway running January 29-March 8, 2020 at The Topfer at ZACH. Creator, writer and original director Randy Johnson joins Mary Bridget Davies with original choreographer Patti Wilcox and original associate director Tyler Rhodes. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show wiggles the ZACH Moody Foundation Theatre for Families into the 2020 Season when this menagerie of Eric Carle's favorite books is brought to life with puppetry for all ages.
Full Cast Has Been Announced For ZACH Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
October 31, 2019
ZACH Theatre announces the full cast for Austin's most rockin' holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol returning to The Topfer at ZACH for the sixth year November 20a?"December 29, 2019 with exciting new songs and new cast members in addition to returning favorites under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley. MARC POUHE stars as Ebenezer Scrooge and ZACH's soon-to-be Janis Joplin this season, Tony-nominated MARY BRIDGET DAVIES as Ghost of Christmas Present.
ZACH Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season
March 26, 2019
ZACH Theatre, Central Texas' premier professional theatre, announces six Mainstage productions along with the Family Series and holiday add-ons as part of the 2019-20 season. The Mainstage Season includes: Steven Dietz's new work Dracula: Mina's Quest, a 21st century look at the Bram Stoker classic; A Night with Janis Joplin returns celebrating the legendary rock goddess; Every Brilliant Thing, Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's touching and charming play; the timely and probing new work Roe by Lisa Loomer; the new immersive musical Reunion '85; and the quintessential family musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's, The Sound of Music.
ZACH Theatre Frequently Asked Questions
What shows are coming up next at ZACH Theatre
Where is ZACH Theatre located?
ZACH Theatre is at 202 S Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX.
What shows have played recently at ZACH Theatre
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (1/18/2020-4/26/2020)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (1/18/2020-3/14/2020)
Holiday Heroes (12/7/2019-12/14/2019)
The Santaland Diaries (11/27/2019-12/29/2019)
Christmas Carol (11/20/2019-12/29/2019)
A Christmas Carol (11/20/2019-12/29/2019)
What is the history of ZACH Theatre ?
A non-profit organization, ZACH creates intimate theatre experiences that ignite the imagination, inspire the spirit, and engage the community. As Austin’s leading professional producing theatre, ZACH employs more than 250 actors, musicians, and designers annually to create its own diverse array of nationally recognized plays and musicals that are timely and relevant to Central Texas audiences, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley and Managing Director Elisbeth Challener. Each year, ZACH serves over 125,000 Central Texans – over 55,000 of which are children and youth who participate in our education and outreach programs, as well as inspiring camps and classes.