One Night With Janis Joplin

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Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin in the Cleveland Play House production of "One Night with Janis Joplin" written and directed by Randy Johnson, which comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater September 28-November 4, 2012.

Photo by Janet Macoska

One Night With Janis Joplin

Mary Bridget Davies stars as the iconic rocker Janis Joplin, who overdosed at age 27. Sabrina Elayne Carten co-stars, performing the work of the legendary blues singers who influenced Joplin.

Tapping into all of Janis Joplin's raw emotion and full-throated anguish, Mary Bridget Davies stars as the iconic rocker who overdosed at age 27. Sabrina Elayne Carten co-stars, performing the work of the legendary blues singers who influenced Joplin, including Odetta, Nina Simone and Aretha Franklin. Between tunes, the audience gets a glimpse of Joplin's Texas childhood and 1960s youth.

Guests

Mary Bridget Davies

Performer, "One Night with Janis Joplin"

Sabrina Elayne Carten

Singer, "One Night With Janis Joplin" at the Arena Stage

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