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‘ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN’ HOLDING OPEN CALL AUDITIONS – 947TheWave.CBSlocal.com

April 16, 2013 1:26 PM
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Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin (Photo by Jim Cox/Pasadena Playhouse)

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin (Photo by Jim Cox/Pasadena Playhouse)

Reporting Britt Bickel

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The acclaimed stage play One Night With Janis Joplin currently running at the Pasadena Playhouse is looking for its new crop of lead actresses.

One Night Productions is seeking out powerful rock ‘n’ roll Caucasian singer/actresses to play the role of “Janis Joplin” and strong African-American singer/actresses to play the role of the “Blues Singer” in upcoming productions of the play.

The play, written and direct by Randy Johnson, takes a musical journey exploring the legendary singer’s influence on rock and roll and features hit songs like “Piece of My Heart,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Me and Bobby McGee.” The musical also shines a spotlight on the many African-American female singers who influenced her career like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin.

One Night With Janis Joplin is currently performing at The Pasadena Playhouse through April 21, 2013. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org.

Casting call details:

  • What: Singer/Actresses attending open call auditions for the two lead roles of “Janis Joplin” and the “Blues Singer” for upcoming productions of the record-breaking, hit show One Night With Janis Joplin, now playing at The Pasadena Playhouse
  • Where: The Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena CA, 91101
  • When: Thursday, April 18, 2013; Sign-in from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Auditions begin at 10:00 a.m.

 

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