Broadway “Janis Joplin” Mirrors Star’s Singing Career by Kevin M. Thomas

Kacee Clanton didn’t realize it, but she was born to play Janis Joplin. She didn’t grow up on Joplin’s music but has always been a performer and loves to sing. Constantly being compared to Joplin and, after taking on her first acting gig as Joplin in another show, Clanton got to learn more about the […] Click to read more »

San Jose Rep’s “Janis Joplin” Discovered On Facebook by Kevin M. Thomas

Cari Hutson, who is taking over the lead role in San Jose’s “One Night With Janis Joplin,” actually got the part thanks to Facebook. Not quite you’re typical “a-star-is-born” story and definitely not a way that Joplin herself could have been discovered, yet through an Austin, Texas Facebook page where artists refer, recommend and seek gigs. […] Click to read more »