LONDON — Content has boarded Amy Berg's Janis Joplin documentary, "Janis: Little Girl Blue." Content will introduce the film to buyers at Cannes. Berg, who was Oscar nommed for "Deliver Us from…
For a while there, it was starting to look as if concerts on Broadway were the new star-driven play revivals: a go-to option for producers looking for one of the Main Stem's safer financial bets. But…
Despite such a limited commercial output, Joplin's status as a cultural icon has remained almost weirdly steadfast throughout the decades.
Broadway began the slow process of picking itself up out of the fall doldrums last week as a bit of sales momentum returned to the box office -- even as the head count of total theatergoers stayed…
With musicals "After Midnight" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" now booked for fall runs, Broadway's singing a familiar song. A whole slew of them, in fact. Catalog musicals -- that is, tuners with…
Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with current projects.
In Pasadena Playhouse's current “One Night With Janis Joplin,” at least Mary Bridget Davies tries to replicate the late rocker when she was in her prime -- and comes close. Tracie Bennett in Peter…
It is Dead Lady Singers Week in the Southland. Tracie Bennett opens Wednesday night as Judy Garland in “End of the Rainbow” at the Ahmanson. And Mary Bridget Davies essays the late, great rocker in…
In the current Broadway-bound revival of Leslie Bricusse and Frank Wildhorn's tuner, Constantine Maroulis is dangerously sexy as Hyde and nerdishly sweet at Jekyll, but vocally there's little…
Jukebox-musical bios are usually anchored in the life and work of a superstar, readily recognizable by a single name: Judy, Janis, Piaf. Off Broadway's latest offering in the genre, "Forever Dusty,"…
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