Summary by Dayna Stein, TicketNews
Janis Joplin died at the age of 27 from a heroin overdose, leaving behind a legacy of soulful rock n roll music. “A Night With Janis Joplin” is biographical in nature; Janis narrates the story of her own life. Mary Bridget Davies plays Janis, and performs her songs with uncanny resemblance to the originals. Other roles that make appearances in the show are musical icons that influenced Joplin throughout her life, including Nina Simone, Bessie Smith, and Etta James. You can see “A Night With Janis Joplin” at the Lyceum Theater in NYC. Catch a show any night of the week.
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