RALEIGH -- Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock and roll. Now you can share an evening with her and her musical influences in the hit musical "A Night with Janis Joplin."

Francesca Ferrari, who stars as Janis, and Tawny Dolley, who stars as Etta James, sat down with Spectrum News to talk about how this show stands out from all the rest. 

"A Night with Janis Joplin" is at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater until May 20.

For show times and ticket information, click here.

Fans can also check out an art exhibit featuring authenic items from her estate.

A panel discussion will also be held immediately following the May 6 matinee performance.

The discussion will highlight the profound impact Janis Joplin’s significant musical influences, amazing African-American artists Bessie Smith, Odetta, Nina Simone, Etta James and Aretha Franklin, have had on arts and culture. 

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