This short, intimate feeling play is touching on many levels. With less than a 30 minute running time, My Janis offers a glimpse into a very specific moment when famous singer Janis Joplin faced a life-changing decision. A fascinating portrait of a frightened, tortured artist....
Arianna explores a moment in Janis Joplins life that is full of inner conflict, temptation and the need for artistic expression. Arianna plays her with deep physicality, commitment and honest exploration. It is an interesting moment in Janis' life, ending with her hesitant choice to launch into the spotlight. A unique and heartfelt piece. ...
certified reviewerJune 05, 2017
Mini one-person show, with a good actor, but not unclear on the intent of the piece....
uncertified reviewerJune 24, 2017
I was looking forward to seeing this show all day. We sit down and right next to us is a photographer who incessantly snapped shots during the entire show. He never stopped. It was so distracting and rude. He was an official Fringe Photographer and had been paid by the star of the show.
Really? That is what dress rehearsals are for. It was a quiet piece with so many moments that unfortunately I missed because I felt like I was at a press conference or a photo shoot. Many members of the audience were really angry.
Unfortunately this production was more worried about getting press than actually giving their audience an experience, which is what theater is about. ...