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Frameline41 ~ A Night With Janis Joplin ~ Aurora's "Splendour" ~ British Nat'l Theatre broadcasts

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Kevin Berne
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Kacee Clanton as the iconic Janis Joplin in Broadway€’s critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin performing at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater now through July 9.";s:3:

This week, you'll hear about the ACT production of "A Night with Janis Joplin" from its eponymous star, portrayed by Kacee Clanton.

From the Aurora Theatre and director Barbara Damashek: details about the Bay Area Premiere of "Splendour"- Abi Morgan's riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language.

Also on the theatre front, Chris Burrill, Executive Managing Director of San Jose's Hammer Theatre Center, to talk about the screenings of the British National Theatre's state-of-the-art recorded productions of "Saint Joan," "Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern are Dead," "Salome," and others, this summer through the fall.

Plus, Frameline39 programmer Peter Stein shares some film festival fun facts, including details about the opening film "The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin."  He is joined by filmmaker Nicholas Christo, whose film "Picking Up" is included in the "Fun in Boys Shorts" screenings.

Open Air with David Latulippe ~ Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1pm