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97 Star Starred
Macha Theatre
Formerly the Globe Playhouse 1107 N. Kings Road West Hollywood, CA 90069
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45 ratings
4.6 average rating
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97 reviews
89 stars
attended Oct 07 2012

Sophie Hawkins sings a credible Janis Joplin. She's got the tough part of Janis down more so than the vulnerable part. I think it was a mistake to open with 'Piece of My Heart' before the audience has even warmed up to Ms. Hawkins version of...continued

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67 reviews
407 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

Fantastic! Sophie B. Hawkins was riveting as Janis, and I loved the format. Atmosphere, clothing, music was authentic and you really felt like you were in her head and life. Obviously an extremely sad ending but just fascinating. I'm from that...continued

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15 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 11 2012

I was only 13 years old when Janis Joplin joined the 27 Club – I didn’t really know her music all that well, just the songs that made the Top 40 of the day, but I knew her on a deeper level because I was also a fairly plain awkward girl that...continued

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Description

Since Sophie B. Hawkins’ fast rise to stardom in 1992 with the hit song “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” the Grammy nominated artist has been hailed by critics as a modern-day Janis Joplin. The single “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover” went to #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles’ chart in the USA, and was also a top 20 hit in the UK. Her second album, was released in 1994. Produced by Stephen Lipson, it also contained a US Top 10 hit, “As I Lay Me Down,” the longest running hit single in AC music for 67 weeks and made world wide platinum status. Three singles from the album made the UK top 40, including “Right Beside You,” which peaked at #13. It reached number 2 in the Dutch Top 40.

Gigi Gaston is a writer and director who sold her first screenplay, Like A Lady to Drew Barrymore and Harvey Weinstein. Gigi went on to garner critical acclaim and numerous awards for her directorial debut for the documentary, The Cream Will Rise. Gigi recently completed work on the screenplay Alone Together: The Life of Teddy and J. Paul Getty and a screenplay on the life of supermodel and conservationist Margaux Hemingway.