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A Night with Janis Joplin Delivers on Its Title

Most people view legendary artist Janis Joplin for what she was- an icon and a true original. Just in case there’s any doubt about her prolific talent or legacy, however, it’s all cleared up in A Night with Janis Joplin, onstage now through North Carolina Theatre and under the direction of Randy Johnson, who also… Read More ›

Paige McNamara (shown here) and Francesca Ferrari alternate in the role of Janis Joplin in NCT's May 4-20 production of A Night with Janis Joplin (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NCT’s A Night with Janis Joplin Will Steal Another Piece of Your Heart, Now Through May 20th, at Raleigh’s A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Last night was an opening night of ghosts and powerful women during the North Carolina Theatre‘s May 4-20 production of A Night with Janis Joplin, the tribute show written and directed by Tony Award® nominee Randy Johnson. Not only is Janis Joplin honored and exalted with a night of her fabulous music, but her influencers… Read More ›

A Night with Janis Joplin stars Paige McNamara as Janis Joplin (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Francesca Ferrari and Paige McNamara Will Alternate in the Title Role in A Night with Janis Joplin May 4-20 at the North Carolina Theatre

The North Carolina Theatre, the Triangle’s premiere producer of homegrown Broadway Revivals, will present the 2014 Tony Award®-nominated 2013 Broadway Musical A Night with Janis Joplin, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with Francesca Ferrari and Paige McNamara alternating in the title role, on May 4-6, 8-13, and 15-20 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater… Read More ›

Jeff Blumenkrantz, AJ Shively, and Emily Padgett were part of the original Broadway cast of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical Bright Star (photo by Joan Marcus)

Gorgeous Bluegrass Music, Amazing Dancing, Thigh-Slapping Comedy, and Lots of Heart Make Bright Star Shine at Memorial Auditorium

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre‘s April 17-22 presentation of the touring version of Bright Star: A New Musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell is a lovely, simply told tale, full of real emotions, gorgeous bluegrass music, amazing dancing, and lots of heart. Even with the blind eye to details, the musical… Read More ›

The Bright Star Band (from left: George Guthrie, Wayne Fugate, Martha McDonnell, Skip Ward, Anthony De Angelis, and Eric Davis) brought Bluegrass to Broadway in Bright Star (photo by Craig Schwartz)

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s New Bluegrass Musical Bright Star Will Play Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on April 17-22

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will jointly present eight performances of the First National Tour of the 2014 San Diego and 2016 Broadway bluegrass musical Bright Star: A New Musical by Grammy®, Emmy®, and Academy Award® winner Steve Martin and Grammy winner Edie Brickell on April 17-22 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in… Read More ›