Janis Joplin

Happy Birthday, Janis Joplin!
By Editorial Staff · Jan 19, 2014

TheaterMania commemorates the birthday of the iconic musician by looking at Broadway's A Night With Janis Joplin.

The Top-Ten Dead Folks on Stage in 2013
By Zachary Stewart · Dec 27, 2013

Whether they're serenading you in concert or just treating you to an intimate autobiographical chat, the deceased have been well-represented in the theater this year.

A Night With Janis Joplin
By Zachary Stewart · Oct 10, 2013

Despite its awe-inspiring musicianship, this Janis Joplin fantasy concert feels inauthentic.

The Joplin Siblings on Bringing A Night With Janis Joplin to Broadway
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 10, 2013

Laura and Michael Joplin celebrate their sister's legacy…from the audience.

Broadway's Changing Face: Is It Destined to Look More Like Michael Jackson Than Ethel Merman?
By Zachary Stewart · Aug 29, 2013
The Beatles, Janis Joplin, and Diana Ross appear on Broadway this year in thinly veiled concerts showcasing the popular music of a bygone era. We asked industry insider Jack Viertel why.
Mary Bridget Davies Gets Paid to Jump on a Couch in A Night With Janis Joplin
By Hayley Levitt · Jul 31, 2013
Video Preview: Davies brings blues (and indestructible vocal chords) to Broadway as the star of the upcoming Janis Joplin musical.
Mary Bridget Davies Previews Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin
By David Gordon · Jul 29, 2013
Your first look at the new concert musical, which begins previews September 20.