THE SCREENING ROOM: Janis Joplin and Mary Bridget Davies Offer a Piece of Their Hearts

By Playbill Staff
October 8, 2013

A Night With Janis Joplin opens on Broadway Oct. 10, starring Mary Bridget Davies as the titular singer who rose to fame before dying in 1970 at 27.

Joplin, who highlighted the Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock, was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul" and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.

Click through to see some of Joplin's greatest performances — and a preview of Davies singing Joplin tunes.

"To Love Somebody"

"Piece Of My Heart"


"Try (just a little bit harder)"

"Little Girl Blue"


"Get It While You Can"

"Move Over"


"Try" and "Ball and Chain" Live at Woodstock

Mary Bridget Davies Sings "Piece of My Heart"

Mary Bridget Davies Sings "Mercedes-Benz"