A Night with Janis Joplin
by Zach Theatre

Jan. 29 - May. 08
Wednesdays-Sundays

The legendary queen of rock-n-roll, Janis Joplin, 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.  It’s sure to take a little piece of your heart!

 

A Night with Janis Joplin will star Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin and Leslie McDonel as Janis Joplin Alternate/Joplinaire Understudy. The Joplinaires include: Nattalyee Randall as Joplinaire 1, Tawny Dolley as Joplinaire 2, Tricky Jones on as Joplinaire 3, and Imani Ani as Joplinaire 4.

 

This electrifying musical will feature an rock-fueled score, a live band, and one of the most magnetic performers to ever hit the stage with direction by Randy Johnson, Musical Direction by Allen Robertson, Choreography by Patti Wilcox, Scenic and Projection Design by Brian Prather, Original Costume Design by Amy Clark, Hair and Makeup Design by Serret Jensen, Technical Consultant by Steve Wilson, Lighting Design by Ryan O’Gara, Sound Design by Craig Brock, and Properties Design by Scott Groh.  Additional production team include Tyler Rhodes as Associate Director, Naftali Wayne as Associate Lighting Design, Emily Gilardi as Costume Coordinator, Alex Rodriguez as Assistant to the Director and Catherine Anne Tucker as Stage Manager.

 

 

 

 


A Night with Janis Joplin
by Randy Johnson, featuring recreations of Joplin's music
Zach Theatre

Wednesdays-Sundays,
January 29 - May 08, 2020
Zach Theatre
1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX, 78704

Performances begin January 29, 2020, and end on March 8, 2020, with shows Wednesdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 pm, and some added Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.

Tickets: Start at $25 available at ZACH’s box office - (512) 476-0541 x1, zachtheatre.org

Age Recommendation: 17 and up for strong language, political commentary, and adult themes

Run Time: One hour and 40 minutes.