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‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ EXTENDS RUN AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – CampusCircle.com

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A Night With Janis Joplin

A Night With Janis Joplin

A full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest legends. With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, proving music wasn’t just a man’s world anymore.

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Recurring every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Through Sunday, August 23, 2015.

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39 S El Molino Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-356-7529
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REVIEW: ‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN': HAUNTINGLY MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCES DOMINATE THE STAGE – PasadenaIndependent.com

July 28th, 2015 by Pasadena Independent

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin -Photo by Jim Cox

By: Nathaniel Cayanan

Under a hazy neon spotlight that illuminates the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse stands what seems to be a resurrected cultural icon. With an intoxicating voice and playfully animated presence, she sings with such raw emotion and meticulous harmony that makes all watching her just sit back and wonder at such apparently supernatural dexterity. She’s raw. Electric. Profound. That’s how to best describe Mary Bridget Davies’ stellar performance as 1960s rock ‘n’ roll icon Janis Joplin in the Tony Award-nominated production, “A Night with Janis Joplin.” Davies, from the moment she graces the stage with her presence, completely embodies Joplin, going beyond just mere impersonation and truly bringing to life a revolutionary figure who tragically died in 1970…

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‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ A ROCKIN’ RECORD-BREAKING SHOW – TolucanTimes.info

‘A Night With Janis Joplin’ a rockin’ record-breaking show

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Janis Joplin is back and The Pasadena Playhouse has got her in the show A Night With Janis Joplin, playing July 21st to August 16th. This thrills Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director of The Pasadena Playhouse, because he reported an earlier version of the show lit up the box-office as the highest grossing show in Pasadena Playhouse’s history. Epps calls A Night With Janis Joplin “theatrical fireworks.”

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PASADENA PLAYHOUSE EXTENDS MARY BRIDGET DAVIES-LED ‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ – TheaterMania.com

The musical will play for a little bit longer in Los Angeles.

A Night with Janis Joplin, written by Randy Johnson, begins tonight at The Pasadena Playhouse.
A Night With Janis Joplin, written and directed by Randy Johnson, has been extended at Pasadena Playhouse.
(© Joan Marcus)

Pasadena Playhouse has extended its new engagement of the musical A Night With Janis Joplin through August 23. The production, directed by Randy Johnson, stars Mary Bridget Davies, who received a Tony Award nomination for her performance as Janis…

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REVIEW: JANIS JOPLIN RETURNS TO THE STAGE – LifeinLA.com

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 13:42
Written by  Victoria Blackburn

Now through mid-August, Janis Joplin comes back to life onstage at the historic Pasadena Playhouse. A Night with Janis Joplin first toured through Pasadena in 2013 before moving to Broadway, where it garnered critical acclaim and much success. Now the musical extravaganza returns to Pasadena for an encore.

Mary Bridget Davies received a 2014 Tony nomination for her portrayal of the singer and it is clear to see why. With a soulful voice almost identical to the pipes of the pop icon, Davies has the audience eating out of her hand…so much so that she was asked to front Big Brother and the Holding Company…

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ARETHA FRANKLIN, NINA SIMONE AND OTHERS PORTRAYED IN ‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ – EurWeb.com

Jul 28, 15 by By DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

Night with Janis Joplin.Mary Bridget Davies (center) stars as iconic blues singer, Janis Joplin, in Pasadena Playhouse production. Photo: Joan Marcus.

*Don’t get it twisted. The Tony nominated “A Night With Janis Joplin” currently playing at the Pasadena Playhouse, definitely includes her besties; the iconic African American women who nudged her along and inspired (in her own words): “a white girl to sing the blues.”

With mentors like Odetta, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Bessie Smith and Nina Simone, all portrayed in the production, its no small wonder Janis Joplin became known for her ability to reach down deep and find the soul of a song, then make it all her own…

REVIEW: SPEND ‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – AroundTownPasadena.com

If your heart jumps when you hear songs like “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Piece of My Heart,” and if you can recognize the voice of the great Janis Joplin by the first note, then the musical now performing at the Pasadena Playhouse is for you…

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LISTEN: MARY BRIDGET DAVIES TALKS ‘A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – KEarth101.CBSLocal.com

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Photo: Rowell Marcos/K-EARTH 101

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Mary Bridget Davies, star of A Night with Janis Joplin, stopped by to talk about the show now playing at The Pasadena Playhouse through August 23rd…

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ESSENTIAL ARTS AND CULTURE…ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE OF HER…LARYNX – LATimes.com

I’m Kelly Scott, arts and culture editor of the Los Angeles Times, and and here is what our writers and critics explored over the last week:

Another little piece of her … larynx

Mary Bridget Davies has drawn raves for her all-out performance as the late blues-rock singer Janis Joplin wherever “A Night With Janis Joplin,” now back at the Pasadena Playhouse, has played…


Kacee Clanton, left, and Mary Bridget Davies portray the singer in the play “A Night With Janis Joplin.” (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times).

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