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Joan Jett

 
Date of Birth: September 22, 1958 (63)

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Performer
Columbia
Usherette
  [Broadway]
1989
Lead Vocalist, Guitarist

Writing

Composer
Lyricist

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Performer

Columbia

Usherette

  [Broadway]
1989
Lead Vocalist, Guitarist

Writing
Composer
Lyricist





Joan Jett News

Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray, Taylor Hicks & Twinnie to Join MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MU Photo Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray, Taylor Hicks & Twinnie to Join MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Mark your calendar as MAY WE ALL: A NEW COUNTRY MUSICAL Producer Brian Kelley will take the stage during opening night of the show on June 15, as he steps into the rotating role of “Bailey Stone”. A second round of guest artists has also been revealed today (5/18) including Kaylee Rose, Michael Ray, Taylor Hicks, and Twinnie.

THE MUSIC IS YOU, THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER to be Presented at The Warner Theatre Photo THE MUSIC IS YOU, THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER to be Presented at The Warner Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

The Warner Theatre will host “The Music is You, The Music of John Denver”, a special benefit concert for McCall Center for Behavioral Health and Central Naugatuck Valley Help, Inc., featuring national recording artist Lucinda Rowe, in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Friday, September 16, 2022. 

FRANSIS Shares New Single 'Honeymoon' Photo FRANSIS Shares New Single 'Honeymoon'
by Michael Major - May 3, 2022

“Honeymoon” is the first single to be released off of their upcoming EP, which narrates a journey of womanhood. The story starts with “Honeymoon”, taking a fond look back on the sweetness of childhood rebellion and the sense of freedom and indestructibility you feel as a teen. Listen to the new single now!

Miley Cyrus Releases Deluxe 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE' Album Photo Miley Cyrus Releases Deluxe 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE' Album
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Miley Cyrus has released the deluxe edition of her first-ever live album, 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE.' The new deluxe album features six new songs, including 'WTF Do I Know,' 'Mother's Daughter x Boys Don't Cry (with Anitta),' 'You (Take Two),' 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart,' 'Angles Like You,' and 'Fly on the Wall.'

Miley Cyrus Announces Deluxe 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE' Album Photo Miley Cyrus Announces Deluxe 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE' Album
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

Miley Cyrus has announced that she will release a deluxe edition of her recent live album, 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE.' The new deluxe album will feature six new songs, including 'WTF Do I Know,' 'Mother's Daughter x Boys Don't Cry (with Anitta),' 'You (Take Two),' 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart,' 'Angles Like You,' and 'Fly on the Wall.'

Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC and LA Salutes The Mystical Artistic Auras of Hotel Chelse Photo Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC and LA Salutes The Mystical Artistic Auras of Hotel Chelsea and Sunset Marquis with Retrospectives
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

Hotel Chelsea and the Sunset Marquis are themselves works of art, but these historic buildings are not always the main headliner. If these walls could rock, they would sing with stories spanning the gamut from wandering the halls with Janis, Marilyn, Jimi, and Factory pseudo-superstars to languorous dips in the pool with The Clash, Bob Marley, Blondie, Guns N' Roses, and droves of unrelenting groupies trailing in their wake.

New England Music Hall Of Fame Inducts June Millington And Cherie Currie Photo New England Music Hall Of Fame Inducts June Millington And Cherie Currie
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

History was made on April 8, 2022 in Boxborough, MA when trailblazers June Millington along with her band “Fanny” and Cherie Currie along with “The Runaways” were officially recognized by a Hall of Fame by being inducted by the New England Music Hall of Fame.

Miley Cyrus Releases New Live Album 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE' Photo Miley Cyrus Releases New Live Album 'ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE'
by Michael Major - Apr 1, 2022

The album features new, previously-unreleased tracks including 'Attention' and 'You,' plus previously released hits like 'The Climb,' 'Party in the U.S.A.,' and 'Wrecking Ball.' The album also features several of Cyrus' famous covers, including 'Jolene,' 'Heart of Glass,' and 'Like A Prayer.'

BWW Feature: Grammy Award-nominated Elle King to perform for the first time at Westga Photo BWW Feature: Grammy Award-nominated Elle King to perform for the first time at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
by Debbie Hall - Mar 23, 2022

Grammy Award-nominated Elle King, with special guest Lola Kirke, is coming to Las Vegas as part of her Drunk and Don’t Wanna Go Home Tour. She will perform for the first time at International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on March 31.

Taking Back Sunday Celebrates 20th Anniv. Of 'Tell All Your Friends' With Reissue Photo Taking Back Sunday Celebrates 20th Anniv. Of 'Tell All Your Friends' With Reissue
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2022

All formats of the new release offer newly remastered audio, while the vinyl, CD and digital editions feature four previously unreleased demos of “Mutual Head Club,” “Bike Scene,” “The Blue Channel,” and “Great Romances of the 20th Century”—the latter of which is available today across digital platforms.

Joan Jett Videos

VIDEO: Melissa Etheridge Surprises a 14-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy on THE KELLY CLARKSON VideoVIDEO: Melissa Etheridge Surprises a 14-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2020

14-year-old Salem Meade is a guitar legend in the making. She started shredding guitar at a very young age and hopes to follow in the footsteps of female guitarists like Joan Jett and Melissa Etheridge. Luckily for Salem, Melissa is ready to surprise this young musician with the gift of a lifetime.

BWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Performs at Inaugural Rebel Girls United Rally VideoBWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Performs at Inaugural Rebel Girls United Rally
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2020

This past Sunday, Rebel Girls --- the preeminent girl-driven edutainment brand celebrated International Day of the Girl and the launch of their newest book with the Inaugural Rebel Girls United rally. 

VIDEO: Watch Joan Jett Interviewed on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN VideoVIDEO: Watch Joan Jett Interviewed on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2020

James Corden connects with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Joan Jett who should be out touring the country, and Joan tells James what she's been missing most about playing shows. After, James asks Joan about covering 'Jeepster' on 'AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T.Rex' and what the experience was like at her Hall induction.

VIDEO: Miley Cyrus Performs 'Midnight Sky' at the 2020 VMAs VideoVIDEO: Miley Cyrus Performs 'Midnight Sky' at the 2020 VMAs
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2020

Miley Cyrus performs 'Midnight Sky' at the 2020 Video Music Awards.

Fea Unleashes 'Itch' Video via Billboard Pride VideoFea Unleashes 'Itch' Video via Billboard Pride
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 13, 2019

Fea is a trailblazing trifecta of Chicana Punk, Riot Grrrl ethos and blistering musical prowess. Debuted today alongside a Billboard Pride feature, Fea turn confessional and take on a celebratory mood for new song/video “Itch”, a surf-punk-leaning look at the scuzzy glory of touring. Vocalist Letty Martinez points out, “We don't glamorize touring in 'Itch,' because for us it's never glamorous. It's dirty and smelly and uncomfortable and we love it—we always embrace the dirty.” Produced by LA punk legend Alice Bag, the San Antonio based band will release their sophomore album No Novelties, this Friday on Joan Jett's Blackheart Records. Leading up to release, the band previously shared social media-critical lead single “Let Me Down” and paid homage to Día de Muerto with “Ya Se”, injecting Spanish-sung gang vocals into a cathartic middle-class anthem. The band is currently on a Texas-wide tour with stops in Austin, Dallas, Houston + more.

Laura Cox Releases New Single 'Fire Fire' VideoLaura Cox Releases New Single 'Fire Fire'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 30, 2019

On her new single 'Fire Fire,' guitarist Laura Cox sings, 'Fire, fire / Ain't gonna burn the hell out of my fire, fire.'  The track is that which inspired the name of her second album Burning Bright, which arrives November 8 via earMUSIC. 

Desmond Child Unveils First Single from Live Album VideoDesmond Child Unveils First Single from Live Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 27, 2019

The iconic Grammy-winning and Emmy nominated songwriter-producer Desmond Child has shared the first track, “Livin' On A Prayer” from his upcoming album DESMOND CHILD LIVE, available worldwide on October 25 via BMG. The track can be heard and serves as sneak preview to this new live album showcasing Child's global mega-hits recorded at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City.

VIDEO: CMA FEST Airs on ABC on August 4 VideoVIDEO: CMA FEST Airs on ABC on August 4
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 25, 2019

The Country Music Association announces which of today's hottest hits will be performed during a?oeCMA Fest,a?? the Music Event of Summer, airing SUNDAY, AUG. 4 (8:00a?"11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The special can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu. For the 16th consecutive year, the prime-time concert special, hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini with special guest host Bobby Bones, brings Country Music's Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf
by Alan Henry - Jun 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 'High Enough' From 5th Avenue's ROCK OF AGES VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at 'High Enough' From 5th Avenue's ROCK OF AGES
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.'


Joan Jett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joan Jett been in?
Joan Jett has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Joan Jett been in?
Joan Jett has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Joan Jett written?
Joan Jett has written 1 shows including Rock of Ages (Composer).