The Pasadena Playhouse Announces the Return Engagement of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN04/10/2015 —
The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announces the return engagement of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN with Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award® nominated Broadway run. The acclaimed musical will perform July 21 – August 16, 2015 with the official press night on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Tickets for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN are now on sale to the public.
Mary Bridget Davies Nominated for TONY AWARD, Best Actress in a Musical04/29/2014 —
Mary Bridget Davies has been nominated for a Tony Award, Best Actress in a Musical, for her role as Janis Joplin in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Postpones Off-Broadway Run Indefinitely04/09/2014 —BroadwayWorld.com
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Gramercy Theater will postpone its opening indefinitely due to production issues. Refunds will be available for all ticket holders at point of purchase. Further information will be released when available.
L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award goes to Mary Bridget Davies03/18/2014 —Playbill.com
Mary Bridget Davies was awarded Best Lead Performance from the L.A. Drama Critics Circle for her role in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
More Nights to Come for JANIS JOPLIN03/17/2014 —NYTimes.com
In a new partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will return to New York at the Gramercy Theatre on 23rd Street presenting a new production of the show opening April 10.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, Starring Mary Bridget Davies, Will Reopen at Gramercy Theatre03/17/2014 —
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, which recently ended its limited Broadway run, will reopen in Manhattan at the Gramercy Theatre, located at 127 E. 23rd St., April 10.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Plays its Final Broadway Performance02/09/2014 —BroadwayWorld.com
The producers Daniel Chilewich, Todd Gershwin, Michael Cohl said recently in a statement: "We are tremendously proud of this show, and excited about the many people who want to see A Night With Janis Joplin in New York. We are finalizing a wonderful option to move to another venue in New York City."
Black Women of Soul Shaped Joplin01/30/2014 —amsterdamnews.com
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is currently knocking audiences sideways with nuclear-fueled rock and roll.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will end its Broadway run on February 9th01/28/2014 —Playbill.com
The Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will play its final performance Feb. 9 at 7 PM at the Lyceum Theatre.The production will move to a new home in New York City in March.
Mary Bridget Davies Among LA Drama Critics Circle's 2013 Nominees01/27/2014 —broadwayworld.com
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Mary Bridget Davies up for Best Lead Performance Award
Five Best Things to Do in NYC-Including JOPLIN01/21/2014 —NewYork.com
NewYork.com picks the five best things to do in New York City from Waxahatchee at Mercury Lounge to A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at the Lyceum Theater.
Happy Birthday Janis from "A Night With Janis Joplin"!01/20/2014 —BroadwaysBestShows.com
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN celebrated Janis Joplin’s birthday with live streaming tracks, special videos, a photobooth and cupcakes for the audience!
"A Night With Janis Joplin" to Move Out of Broadway's Lyceum Theatre in February01/21/2014 —theatermania.com
According to producers, the show, which stars Mary Bridget Davies as Joplin, will reopen at a to-be-announced venue in March.
"A Night With Janis Joplin's" Dynamic Duets!01/17/2014 —Broadway.com
Mary Bridget Davies and NaTasha Yvette Williams blow the roof off the Lyceum Theatre! See what makes their onstage relationship so special.
"A Night with Janis Joplin" Debuts Lost Tune01/17/2014 —Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone is premiering "I'm Gonna Rock My Way to Heaven," a song originally written for Joplin by Jerry Ragovoy and performed in Mary Bridget Davies' signature style.
"A Night With Janis Joplin" Celebrates Janis’ Birthday on Sunday, January 19 with In-Theater Activities and a Live-Stream of New Cast Album01/16/2014 —
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, the new Broadway musical, is celebrating Joplin’s birthday with special activities at the theatre and online on Sunday, January 19. At the theatre for both the matinee and evening performances, there will be a special photo booth, supplied by Top Hat Photo Booths, where audience members can write special messages in honor of Joplin’s birthday and take photos with the messages. Following the performance the cast will give a special birthday salute to Joplin. For the evening performance only, there will be custom Joplin birthday cupcakes for audience members as they leave the theatre supplied by Sugarush in Red Bank. For fans of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN who are unable to be at the theatre on Sunday, starting at 7 PM there will be an online celebration of Joplin’s birthday. Activities include live streaming of tracks from the world premiere cast recording (available tomorrow on Amazon from Broadway Records) and streaming of special videos from the Broadway production. Check the Facebook page for additional information: https://www.facebook.com/ANightWithJanis and follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/anightwithjanis.
"A Night with Janis Joplin" Will Release Broadway Cast Album Including World-Premiere Joplin Song01/14/2014 —Playbill.com
The original Broadway cast album of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, starring Mary Bridget Davies, will be released digitally Jan. 17.
A Two-Show Day at Broadway's "A Night with Janis Joplin" With Taprena Michelle Augustine12/23/2013 —
Taprena Michelle Augustine, who is featured as Bessie Smith in Broadway's A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, shares a recent two-show day at the Lyceum Theatre...
Broadway.com Picks for the 10 Best Broadway Debuts of 201312/23/2013 —
In alphabetical order, Broadway.com's choices for the 10 best Main Stem debuts of the year, including Mary Bridget Davies of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN...
"A Night with Janis Joplin" on ABC World News Now12/19/2013 —
A Broadway Show Revisits the Music of Janis Joplin -- A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN brings the music to today's Broadway audiences. Watch the video now!
DIVA TALK: Chatting With "A Night with Janis Joplin" Star Mary Bridget Davies12/13/2013 —
Playbill's Andrew Gans sits down with Mary Bridget Davies to discuss her role as the iconic rock singer Janis Joplin in "A Night with Janis Joplin" on Broadway...
"A Night with Janis Joplin" Performs on The Wendy Williams Show12/12/2013 —
The cast of Broadway's "A Night with Janis Joplin" performs "Spirit in the Dark" on The Wendy Williams Show.
Five Burning Questions with "A Night with Janis Joplin" Star Mary Bridget Davies12/11/2013 —
Mary Bridget Davies is making one heck of a Broadway debut as late rock icon Janis Joplin in A Night with Janis Joplin. Thanks to her powerful performance, Davies has the crowd at the Lyceum Theatre on their feet cheering and singing along as she wails on Joplin’s hit songs “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Summertime” and “Piece of My Heart.” BroadwayBox caught up with the bluesy Broadway headliner to ask her our five most burning questions...
Mary Bridget Davies on "The Sound of Applause"12/10/2013 —
Dee Perry welcomes Cleveland vocalist, Mary Bridget Davies who's starring now on Broadway in A Night with Janis Joplin...
Mary Bridget Davies: Living the Broadway Dream11/18/2013 —Musical Theatre Magazine (PDF download)
Janis Joplin was known for her pipes, so any singer who dares to emulate her must be a singer to the core. Enter stage left, Mary Bridget Davies is now conquering Broadway eight times per week belting out Joplin’s bluesy showstoppers in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
JANIS JOPLIN Jams11/10/2013 —Fox NY
Mary Bridget Davies is getting rave reviews for her performance in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Watch her perform live on Fox NY.
Becoming "Janis"—Mary Bridget Davies Backstage11/08/2013 —Vanity Fair
Go behind the scenes of Broadway’s A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN and meet the star of the show, Mary Bridget Davies, and costume designer Amy Clark.
Mary Bridget Davies Performs on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live With Carrie Keagan11/06/2013 —VH1
Mary Bridget Davies moves the crowd with a soulful acoustic rendition of "Me and Bobby McGee" at the VH1 studios in Times Square.
Backstage with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Costume Designer11/05/2013 —About.com
Check out this fun Q&A with Amy Clark, costume designer for A NIGHT WITH JANIS, about the Broadway show's vintage-inspired costumes and working with the Joplin family to capture Janis's style.
Janis Joplin's Sister Reveals the Singer's Passions, from Voodoo to the Beatniks11/04/2013 —Broadway.com
Laura Joplin looks back to childhood for examples of her big sister’s willingness to stand up for the underdog, the origins of her bluesy voice and much more.
Q&A With Mary Bridget Davies10/24/2013 —Broadway World
Mary Bridges Davies spoke to BroadwayWorld about her love of the blues, her Broadway debut and why playing the role of Janis Joplin may have been her destiny.
Step Into the Rockin’ Recording Studio with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Star Mary Bridget Davies10/21/2013 —Broadway.com
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN brought the spirit of the legendary late singer to Broadway. Now, they are bringing the spirit to their fans with the original cast recording! Check out exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the recording studio.
Melissa Manchester: A Night That Rocked My Soul10/18/2013 —The Huffington Post
Grammy®-winning singer/songwriter, actress, teacher and more Melissa Manchester shares the powerful emotions she experienced on Opening Night of A NIGHT WITH JANIC JOPLIN.
Mary Bridget Davies & the Cast of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Party Like Rock Stars on Opening Night10/10/2013 —Broadway.com
Mary Bridget Davies and the cast of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN celebrate opening night with Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg and more at the Lyceum Theatre on October 10, 2013.
4 Tips from Mary Bridget Davies On Playing a Rock Goddess10/10/2013 —Backstage
“A lot of people think that I’m some rock blues singer who slid her way into a Broadway gig, and I’m really a theater nerd who got in with a rock ‘n’ roll backstage pass,” says Mary Bridget Davies.
The Joplin Siblings on Bringing A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Broadway10/10/2013 —TheaterMania
The Joplin siblings Michael and Laura take part in a Q&A about Broadway, their show, and their sister, Janis.
Cry, Cry Baby! As Janis Joplin, Mary Bridget Davies Gives Broadway a Piece of Her Heart10/08/2013 —New York Observer
"I was accidentally preparing for this role all my life," says Mary Bridget Davies of her star turn on the Broadway stage in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
Mary Bridget Davies is JANIS JOPLIN10/07/2013 —Katie
Mary Bridget Davies tells Katie how a Cleveland blues singer ended up making her Broadway debut in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
Mary Bridget Davies Sings What She Knows on Broadway10/06/2013 —The Star Ledger
When Mary Bridget Davies sings, it's a full body experience. It's the only way to pay tribute to the title character of the show she's in, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
Remembering, and Recapturing, the Real Janis Joplin10/06/2013 —CBS Sunday Morning
No one could ever match Janis Joplin's performance of "Mercedes Benz." Still, there's a singer right now who comes pretty close. Anthony Mason of CBS News found her on Broadway.
Get a Rockin’ First Look at A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN!09/25/2013 —Broadway.com
Get a first look at the cast of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN in action!
Michael and Laura Joplin Share Their Sister's Music with Broadway09/23/2013 —Playbill.com
To the Joplins' way of thinking, theatre music was just one of many musical influences that formed the distinctive vocal style of their celebrated sister Janis, and each one of those wellsprings will be explored in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
Mary Bridget Davies Channels Janis Joplin in New B’way Show09/23/2013 —New York Post
“I really do think she’s still around. I’ve read her letters, and there are a lot of parallels in our lives.” Mary Bridget Davies talks about channeling Joplin in this New York Post interview.
Complete Cast Announced08/29/2013 —Playbill
Complete casting has been announced for Broadway's A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, which will begin previews at the Lyceum Theatre Sept. 20 prior to an official opening Oct. 10. Written and directed by Randy Johnson, the new musical features choreography by Astaire Award winner Patricia Wilcox.
Checking in with Broadway's Janis Joplin09/20/2013 —DuJour Magazine
Mary Bridget Davies talks Joplin: "Janis has that thing where you think she was famous forever. She was the Queen of Rock and Roll."
Taking On a Role She Grew Up With09/04/2013 —The New York Times
Mary Bridget Davies Brings Janis Joplin to Broadway. It is a role that Ms. Davies, with her ebullient personality and raspy tone, seems born to play.
A Minute With: Singer Mary Bridget Davies on Channeling Janis Joplin07/31/2013 —Reuters
Cleveland-born blues singer Mary Bridget Davies had no idea when she auditioned for a part in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN that a year later she would be playing the wailing, raspy voiced rock 'n roll legend on Broadway. Learn more about Mary's incredible journey to become Janis.
Video Coverage: Feel the Adrenaline as Mary Bridget Davies Rocks On in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN07/29/2013 —Broadway.com
Mary Bridget Davies gave a sneak preview of her adrenaline-pumping performance as the late, great singer in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Watch footage from the concert and exclusive interviews with Mary and members of the creative team!
Photo Coverage: Mary Bridget Davies Previews A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN07/29/2013 —Broadway World
Mary Bridget Davies starred as Janis Joplin performing a musical presentation for A Night With Janis Joplin at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. View photos from the rocking event!
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a Lifelong Relationship for Star Mary Bridget Davies07/05/2013 —Washington Post
Mary Bridget Davies describes the process she takes to become Janis Joplin each night.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Heads to Broadway06/26/2013 —USA Today
Janis Joplin will be getting a new life on Broadway this fall when the musical homage A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN begins performances Sept. 20 at the Lyceum Theatre, with an opening set for Oct. 10.