A Night with Janis Joplin Offering "Snow Day Discount"

By Andrew Gans
02 Jan 2014

Mary Bridget Davies
Mary Bridget Davies
Photo by Joan Marcus

In conjunction with the impending snowstorm, A Night With Janis Joplin, which officially opened Oct. 10 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, is offering a "snow day discount" for performances Jan. 2-4 (matinee only).

Tickets start at $32 by using code JJSNOW. This limited offer — available online and at the box office — is subject to availability. "The show will perform regardless of weather," according to the musical's press agent.

Written and directed by Randy Johnson, the new musical features choreography by Astaire Award winner Patricia Wilcox.

Mary Bridget Davies stars in the title role. Kacee Clanton is the Janis Joplin alternate. Davies performs Tuesday through Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees (six performances per week). Clanton performs Wednesday and Saturday matinees. For the most up-to-date performance schedule, visit anightwithjanisjoplin.com.



"Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin (Mary Bridget Davies) exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll," according to press notes. "The unmistakable voice filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. A Night with Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences – trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, who inspired one of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s greatest legends."

The production arrived in New York following acclaimed engagements at Portland Center Stage, Cleveland Play House, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, Pasadena Playhouse and Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

The musical also features set and lighting design by Justin Townsend, costume design by Amy Clark, sound design by Carl Casella, projection design by Darrel Maloney, music direction by Ross Seligman and original music direction and arrangements by Len Rhodes.

Janis Joplin is produced on Broadway by Daniel Chilewich, Todd Gershwin, Michael Cohl, Jeffrey Jampol, TCG Entertainment, Stephen Tenenbaum, Richard Winkler, Ginger Productions, Jeremiah H. Harris, Claudio Loureiro, Keith Mardak, Michael J. Moritz Jr./Brunish & Trinchero, Ragovoy Entertainment, Bob and Laurie Wolfe/Neil Kahanovitz, Mike Stoller & Corky Hale Stoller, Susan DuBow, and Jerry Rosenberg, in association with The Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeffrey Jampol for JAM, Inc.

Tickets are available through Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. The Lyceum Theatre is located at 149 West 45th Street.

 

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Mary Bridget Davies and the cast of A Night With Janis Joplin
Photo by Joan Marcus