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A Night with Janis Joplin

Opening on 21 Aug, 2024

Theatrical ConcertsMusicalStars on Stage
DURATION
2 hr with a 20-minute interval
DATES
Until 28 September 2024
AGE
Suitable for 5+
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Why watch A Night with Janis Joplin?

  • Experience the raw emotion and powerful performance that made Janis a legend, at the Peacock Theatre in London.
  • Mary Bridget Davies reprises her Tony-nominated role as Janis Joplin, with Sharon Sexton. The crew’s infectious energy has been a resounding success, receiving rave reviews and breaking box-office records.
  • Written and directed by Randy Johnson, the musical follows her explosive journey and iconic musical influences including, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith.
  • The crew promises an emotional rollercoaster, reprising hit songs like “Me and Bobby McGee,” and “Piece of My Heart”, for an unforgettable experience.

A Night with Janis Joplin in London is more than just a musical – it's an homage to the queen of rock & roll and the musical legends who influenced her. Starring Mary Bridget Davies and Sharon Sexton as Janis, the show takes you on an extraordinary journey through the life and music of Janis Joplin. This multi-award-winning production launched in 2011 and has been touring successfully, breaking box office records and winning rave reviews. If you're a fan of Janis Joplin or just a lover of great music and electrifying performances, A Night with Janis Joplin in London is a must-see.

Storyline

Experience the explosive journey of a comet that burnt too brightly to last. Janis Joplin became the queen of rock & roll almost overnight after revolutionizing the music scene in 1967. She was a must-see act across the country, from Monterey to Woodstock. Her unique voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, set her apart. "A Night with Janis Joplin" dives into Janis' life and music, and celebrates the iconic musicians like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith who inspired her.

Top songs

Featuring unforgettable hits like “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart”, “Mercedes Benz”, “Cry Baby” and “Summertime”, A Night with Janis Joplin promises a night of extraordinary music.

Age & content guide

  • The play is suitable for people aged 5 and up. Children between the ages of 5 to 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children below 5 years of age are not permitted inside the theater.
  • Please keep in mind that the theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Peacock TheatreRead more

The Peacock Theatre was inaugurated in London’s West End in 1960. Originally named the Royalty Theatre, the space is well known for excellent acoustics and an intimate environment. With a rich history dating back to its origins as a cinema and later evolving into a television studio, the theatre now hosts a diverse range of productions, from dance performances and hit musicals to thought-provoking contemporary shows. Its central location ensures easy access to London's bustling entertainment scene. Currently, it serves as a venue for the London School of Economics lectures and Sadler’s Wells productions.

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Frequently asked questions about A Night with Janis Joplin

How much do the tickets for A Night with Janis Joplin cost?

The cost of the tickets starts from £35.00 and will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

What is the opening date for A Night with Janis Joplin?

The show opens on 21st August 2024 at the Peacock Theatre in London.

What age is A Night with Janis Joplin appropriate for?

The musical does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children aged 5 and above.

Where is A Night with Janis Joplin playing in London?

The musical is arriving in London at the Peacock Theatre.

What is A Night with Janis Joplin about?

The musical is a journey celebrating the life and biggest musical influences of the queen of rock & roll, Janis Joplin.

How long does A Night with Janis Joplin run for?

The running time is 2 hours with one 20-minute intermission.

Who are the main stars of A Night with Janis Joplin?

The main stars of A Night with Janis Joplin are Mary Bridget Davies and Sharon Sexton, sharing the role of Janis Joplin.

What are the popular songs in A Night with Janis Joplin?

The musical features Joplin’s top hits such as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart”, “Mercedes Benz”, “Cry Baby” and “Summertime”.