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A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Rock the McCarter This October Photo A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Rock the McCarter This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. 50 years after the Summer of Love, McCarter audiences will rediscover the sights, sounds, and soul of an unforgettable era with A Night with Janis Joplin, October 10 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre.

BWW Review: Soulful, Nostalgic A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Rocks Laguna Playhouse Photo BWW Review: Soulful, Nostalgic A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Rocks Laguna Playhouse
by Michael Quintos - Aug 25, 2017

If you're looking to get a definitive Janis Joplin biography/musical (in the vein of the Carole King musical BEAUTIFUL), then you may be disappointed with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, the short-lived 2013 Broadway musical. More akin to a tribute concert rather than actual musical theater, a new regional production of the show continues at the Laguna Playhouse through September 10. But wait… don't dismiss the show quite so fast. Despite a lack of a real narrative, the production boasts some incredible, standing ovation-worthy musical performances, particularly from Kelly McIntyre who plays the title role and her four 'muses' played by the ultra-talented foursome of Sharon Catherine Brown, Tawny Dolley, Carol Hatchett, and Amma Osei. These ladies alone are reason enough to go see this production!

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Continues Season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Photo Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Continues Season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season with the Tony nominated rock and roll musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, in Association with the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeffrey Jampol of JAM, Inc., with musical direction by Todd Olson and written and directed by Randy Johnson.

Laguna Playhouse presents A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season with the Tony nominated rock and roll musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, in Association with the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeffrey Jampol of JAM, Inc., with musical direction by Todd Olson and written and directed by Randy Johnson.

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Plays Final Week at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

American Conservatory Theater's (A.C.T.) critically acclaimed production of A Night with Janis Joplin ends its six-week run this Sunday, July 16 following two extensions and resounding critical and audience response. The performance schedule for the final week is as follows: Wednesday, July 12 at 8 p.m.; Thursday, July 13 at 8 p.m.; Friday, July 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Good seats for all remaining performances are available by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or visiting www.act-sf.org.

A.C.T. Announces Final Extension of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN; Tickets Now On Sale Through 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Due to unprecedented ticket demand and widespread critical acclaim, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) has announced the second and final extension of A Night with Janis Joplin at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St.). Tickets are on sale now through Sunday, July 16, 2017. Receiving the highest rating by the San Francisco Chronicle, A Night with Janis Joplin is a 'transcendent' (San Francisco Chronicle) and 'intoxicating' (SFist.com) musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences-icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith-who inspired one of rock and roll's greatest legends. Hailed as 'a psychedelic flashback to the glory days of Haight-Ashbury' (Bay Area News Group), A Night with Janis Joplin features such unforgettable songs as 'Me and Bobby McGee,' 'Piece of My Heart,' 'Mercedes Benz,' 'Cry Baby,' 'Summertime,' and more! Tickets for all performances are available at the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

BWW Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Rocks the Geary Theatre
by Robert Sokol - Jun 26, 2017

While not particularly illuminating on the life of the singer, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN (now extended to July 9) delivers powerful vocal performances from Kacee Clanton and a strong supporting cast including Sharon Brown.

Photo Flash: Brand-New Shots from A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld has brand-new production photos from American Conservatory Theater's production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN! Tickets are on sale now through Sunday, July 9.

A.C.T. Announces Extension of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

In response to strong advance ticket sales, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will extend the run of Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St.). Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, July 9, 2017. Fueled by such unforgettable songs as 'Me and Bobby McGee,' 'Piece of My Heart,' 'Mercedes Benz,' 'Cry Baby,' and 'Summertime,' A Night with Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences-icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith-who inspired one of rock and roll's greatest legends. Tickets are available at the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016��"17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017).

BWW Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Brings Down the House
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Aug 24, 2016

Janis Joplin was a force of nature. She was a candle in the wind. She was brash, vulgar, hard-drinking, hard-drugging, hard-living and fatally flawed.

Alley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the theatre's Summer Thrills Series and Broadway musical event - A Night With Janis Joplin. The Tony-Award nominated musical runs August 19 - September 18 in the Hubbard Theatre. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at alleytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 713-220-5700.

BWW Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Theaterleague
by Sara Brown - Mar 23, 2016

I was pretty excited to see this show, I do not usually look anything up about a show if I do not know a whole lot about it; I like to go in completely blind. But a minute into this show I started to panic, I knew nothing about Janis Joplin. I guess I should have known from the title what I was in for, but I expected it to be a play where I would learn about her (a la Jersey Boys style), but this was a rock concert, so I started to feel like I would not be able to do a good job reviewing this show. I mean I'm a 90's baby. The first album I ever bought was a two-disc compilation of Britney Spears and 'N SYNC songs, followed by Spiceworld. So what would I know about a 60's rock and roll singer with a love for the blues?

Warp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Warp Graphics has announced a world premiere industry reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER with book and lyrics by Wendy Pini, music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Calvin Remsberg, on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA.

BWW Reviews: SING ME HOME Rocks at Rockwell
by Aimee Curameng - Jul 16, 2014

"Sing Me Home" is a new musical set to premiere at the prestigious New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) on July 20th but Los Angeles had the honor of hosting its debut at Rockwell on Sunday, July 13th. Featuring a variety of performers, each song was introduced by writing team, Amber Cassell or author/singer/songwriter Kristy Hanson who penned all 13 songs.

Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: ZEMECKIS Celebrates Opening at Rockwell Table & Stage
by Lily Lim - Jun 2, 2013

This summer's most spectacular Hollywood blockbuster will not be found in the movie theater this year but rather at Rockwell: Table & Stage with For The Record: Zemeckis. Over the past two years the 'For The Record' series has brought the movies to life as never seen before in a stunning 360-degree live theatrical concert experience. For The Record: Zemeckis officially opened Friday, May 31, 2013. Weekly performances are Thursday -Sunday at 8:30PM and will run through Saturday, July 20. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening on Friday and brings you pictures from the party below!

LA's Rockwell: Table & Stage Concert Series Releases First Album FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

"For The Record: Tarantino," the new CD produced by Ad Astra Live, features a dynamic cast that breathes new life into director Quentin Tarantino's films with fresh adaptations from the music featured in the director's iconic body of work. The series highlights stars from stage, record and screen as well as new, rising performers embodying iconic movie characters and giving them new voices.

The Long Center Presents FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

The Los Angeles based series "For The Record" comes to The Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX for their World Theatrical Premiere of "Tarantino In Concert" during the 2012 SXSW festival on Wednesday, March 14 @ 8pm. The live concert experience "For The Record - Tarantino In Concert" brings the movies of Quentin Tarantino to life through the soundtracks he meticulously integrated into each of his films. For ticket information please call (512) 474-5664 or go ONLINE.

STAGE TUBE: The Long Center Presents FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO IN CONCERT
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2012

The Los Angeles based series "For The Record" comes to The Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX for their World Theatrical Premiere of "Tarantino In Concert" during the 2012 SXSW festival on Wednesday, March 14 @ 8pm. The live concert experience "For The Record - Tarantino In Concert" brings the movies of Quentin Tarantino to life through the soundtracks he meticulously integrated into each of his films. For ticket information please call (512) 474-5664 or go ONLINE.

The Long Center Presents FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2012

The Los Angeles based series "For The Record" comes to The Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX for their World Theatrical Premiere of "Tarantino In Concert" during the 2012 SXSW festival on Wednesday, March 14 @ 8pm. The live concert experience "For The Record - Tarantino In Concert" brings the movies of Quentin Tarantino to life through the soundtracks he meticulously integrated into each of his films. For ticket information please call (512) 474-5664 or go ONLINE.

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