June 24, 2017, 8:00 pmBlue Mountains Theatre
|“Pearl – The Janis Joplin Show was a sell-out hit at Riverside. The atmosphere in the theatre was electric and the audience were rocking out of their seats- they absolutely loved every minute of it. Fantastic show, super talented performers” (Robert Love, Director, Parramatta Riverside Theatre)
Pearl – The Janis Joplin Show is an interpretational musical presentation, celebrating a woman who exploded onto the music scene and quickly became the queen of rock ‘n’ roll and mother of thrift shop vintage funk.
Best remembered for her rebellious lifestyle, her distinctive voice and liberal outlook on life and love, Joplin continually left audiences speechless with unforgettable hits like – “Cry Baby”, “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Move Over”.
To her intimate friends, she was known as ‘Pearl’. To her enthralled public she was Janis Joplin, the greatest female singer in the history of rock and roll. This fabulous show pays homage to the legacy of this captivating woman who stunned fans with her extraordinary performances while simultaneously shattering female singer stereotypes – leaving a life-long impression in the rock ‘n’ roll world. Pearl – The Janis Joplin Show, delivers in words and music the short but spectacular life of the first lady of rock who got a little dirty! An extraordinary story interwoven amongst 20 hit songs that shaped an era where love was fearless and rules were broken.
Featuring the extraordinary talents of Liza Ohlback – a unique and acclaimed performer specialising in Soul, Jazz, and Blues; Liza is often compared to many great female artists of this genre. A triple Chain Award winner, Liza is accompanied on stage by a talented band of musicians. This show has been loved by audiences across Australia and features all of Joplin’s greatest hits!
Pearl -The Janis Joplin Show will transport the audience into a smoky, jazz, blues vibe from an era best remembered live… mixed with a good dose of pure acid bohemian vintage rock!
Written and Directed by Chris Keeble – Fish out a Water Productions.