Arts & Entertainment

‘One night with Janis Joplin’ Pasadena Playhouse March 15 – April 11

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.
One Night With Janis Joplin, written and directed by Randy Johnson and starring the acclaimed performances of Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin and Sabrina Elayne Carten as the Blues Singer, is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest legends. 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. ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN also shines a spotlight on the great African-American blues artists who influenced Janis’ musical style and career, including Bessie Smith, Page 2 / The Pasadena Playhouse and One Night Productions Announce One Night With Janis Joplin.
Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin. Photo by Janet Macoska
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January 10, 2013

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