Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin in the Broadway production of A Night With Janis Joplin at the Lyceum Theatre.
Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin in the Broadway production of A Night With Janis Joplin at the Lyceum Theatre.
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Today marks what would have been the 71st birthday of legendary rock singer Janis Joplin. Mary Bridget Davies is currently paying tribute to her brief but brilliant talent on the stage of Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, inhabiting the gritty soul of her unique performance style in the new musical A Night With Janis Joplin.

To mark the day in celebration of Joplin's extraordinary talent, take a look at some highlights from her time with us on Broadway.

Click here to read TheaterMania's interview with Janis Joplin's siblings, Laura and Michael Joplin.

Watch TheaterMania's video of Davies in action on opening night.

Check out TheaterMania's photo coverage of A Night With Janis Joplin's opening night.