Musical About Janis Joplin Runs in Rio at Oi Futuro Flamengo

On stage, Carol Fazu honors Joplin by interpreting the stories from her most famous songs.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since last Thursday (May 25th), the cultural center Oi Futuro Flamengo is presenting the musical performance "Janis", a tribute to one of the most remarkable singers of rock-blues music of all time. The play will explore the artist's career, as well as the themes of pain and loss, common in her song-writing.

The musical was conceived by Carol Fazu, the actress who will play Joplin on the stage. With dramaturgy by Diogo Liberano, direction of Sergio Módena and musical direction of Ricco Viana, "Janis" will mix biographic . . .

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