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Anais Mitchell

 
Bio:
Anais Mitchell is a singer-songwriter whose recordings include the original studio album of Ha-destown (2010, featuring Justin Vernon and Ani Difranco) and Young Man in America (2012). Reinterpretations of traditional music include Child Ballads (2013, with Jefferson Hamer) and Bonny Light Horseman ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Anais Mitchell is a singer-songwriter whose recordings include the original studio album of Ha-destown (2010, featuring Justin Vernon and Ani Difranco) and Young Man in America (2012). Reinterpretations of traditional music include Child Ballads (2013, with Jefferson Hamer) and Bonny Light Horseman ... (read complete bio)
 

Writing

Music, Lyrics

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Amber Gray, Andre De Shields, Rachel Chavkin, Anais Mitchell Photo

Amber Gray, Andre De Shields, Rachel Chavkin, Anais Mitchell

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09/03/2021
Andre De Shields, Rachel Chavkin, Anais Mitchell Photo

Andre De Shields, Rachel Chavkin, Anais Mitchell

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09/03/2021
Patrick Page and Anais Mitchell during the Broadway Press Performance Preview of "Had Photo

Patrick Page and Anais Mitchell during the Broadway Press Performance Preview of "Hadestown" at the Walter Kerr Theatre on March 18, 2019 in New York City.

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12/28/2019
Anais Mitchell during the DGf Salon with Anais Mitchell at the Kara Uterberg Residenc Photo

Anais Mitchell during the DGf Salon with Anais Mitchell at the Kara Uterberg Residence on June 3, 2019 in New York City.

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12/28/2019
Amber Gray, Andre De Shields, Rachel Clavkin, Anais Mitchell, David Neumann, Eva Nobl Photo

Amber Gray, Andre De Shields, Rachel Clavkin, Anais Mitchell, David Neumann, Eva Noblezada, Afra Hines and Timothy Hughes with cast during Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Hadestown' at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 17, 2019 in New York City.

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Date:
12/28/2019
 
Writing
Music, Lyrics

Anais Mitchell Biography

Anais Mitchell is a singer-songwriter whose recordings include the original studio album of Ha-destown (2010, featuring Justin Vernon and Ani Difranco) and Young Man in America (2012). Reinterpretations of traditional music include Child Ballads (2013, with Jefferson Hamer) and Bonny Light Horseman (2019, as Bonny Light Horseman). She has headlined worldwide and supported tours for Bon Iver, Josh Ritter and Punch Brothers. Awards include BBC Radio2 Folk Award and Folk Alliance International Spirit of Folk Award. Year-end best lists: NPR, Wall Street Journal, MOJO, Uncut, Guardian, Sunday Times, Observer. Hadestown is Anais's first musical.

Anais Mitchell Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Anais Mitchell, Hadestown
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding New Score Gold Star
Anais Mitchell, Hadestown
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Book of a Musical
Anais Mitchell, Hadestown
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Anais Mitchell, Hadestown

Anais Mitchell News

The Green Room 42 Announces August Cabaret Lineup, Including Sis, Joe Serafini, and M Photo The Green Room 42 Announces August Cabaret Lineup, Including Sis, Joe Serafini, and More
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their August line-up for in-person cabaret performances. L

Review: HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater Sweeps You Away Photo Review: HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater Sweeps You Away
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 3, 2022

The national tour of HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater sweeps you away with its luminous and evocative storytelling. Deservedly a phenomenon of modern theatre, a trip down to HADESTOWN is one that will surely linger with you for long after.

Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON Photo Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Tony/Grammy Winning Superstar Jennifer Holliday joins 'The Roundtable with Robert Bannon' Thursday May 12th at 7pm EST on 'The Roundtable' YouTube Channel. Holliday, famous for her portrayal of Effie in 'Dreamgirls' recently released a brand new single 'So In Love' now streaming on all streaming platforms.

BWW Review: HADESTOWN at Ahmanson Theatre Photo BWW Review: HADESTOWN at Ahmanson Theatre
by Evan Henerson - May 5, 2022

Read our critic's review. HADESTOWN, the too-hot musical by Anais Mitchell directed by Rachel Chavkin, is a scorcher. Masterfully sung, elegantly staged and with a sensibility so romantic it could physically knock you over, the national tour of the 2019 Tony Award-winning musical parks at the Ahmanson through the end of May.

Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'Hadestown' opened this week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre.

BWW Review: HADESTOWN at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis Photo BWW Review: HADESTOWN at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis
by AniKatrina Fageol - Feb 3, 2022

Way down in Memphis, there's a poor boy working on a song. If you are at all familiar with the Tony-award winning musical Hadestown, you know you can expect laughs, tears, gorgeous songs, and a story that's as ancient as, well, the gods.

Review Roundup: HADESTOWN Tour Kicks Off; What Are The Critics Saying? Photo Review Roundup: HADESTOWN Tour Kicks Off; What Are The Critics Saying?
by Review Roundups - Oct 25, 2021

Hadestown, the 2019 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, officially opened its North American Tour on October 15, at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Kicking off at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC, the tour will visit over 30 cities in its first year. Check out all the reviews...

BWW Review: Gorgeous HADESTOWN Brings the Power of Mythology to Life at the Peace Cen Photo BWW Review: Gorgeous HADESTOWN Brings the Power of Mythology to Life at the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - Oct 11, 2021

HADESTOWN is a triumph. Broadway is back. Long live the power of musical theatre.

BWW Interview: HADESTOWN Producer and Greenville Native  Sally Cade Holmes Photo BWW Interview: HADESTOWN Producer and Greenville Native Sally Cade Holmes
by Neil Shurley - Sep 29, 2021

This just feels like the perfect story for right now.

VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNI Photo VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNINGS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

On an episode of CBS Mornings earlier this week, Anthony Mason went behind the scenes of Hadestown as the show prepared for its return to Broadway.

Anais Mitchell Videos

VIDEO: Tony Awards Tributes! HADESTOWN Takes the Tonys Way Down VideoVIDEO: Tony Awards Tributes! HADESTOWN Takes the Tonys Way Down
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2020

Check out Tony-winner Andre De Shields, Tony-nominees Patrick Page, Eva Noblezada, and Amber Grey, and star Reeve Carney bringing the 2019 Tonys way down to Rachel Chavkin's Tony Award-winning world of Anais Mitchell's Hadestown!

BWW TV: The HADESTOWN Family Reunites for A Virtual Performance VideoBWW TV: The HADESTOWN Family Reunites for A Virtual Performance
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2020

The Hadestown family has reunited virtually to bring us a performance of 'Road to Hell, Part 2'. including Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Andre de Shields, Patrick Page, Anais Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin, and more

BWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite C VideoBWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite Cast Albums!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2020

Tonight, cast recordings of Ain't Too Proud, Hadestown, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge and Oklahoma! are up for Best Musical Theatre Album, and before we find out who wins, the stars are telling us which cast recordings they loved growing up!

BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations! VideoBWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2020

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee Celebration in NYC that hosted musicians, producers, actors, singer and more!

BWW TV: Livin' It Up with HADESTOWN Stars Eva Noblezada & Reeve Carney VideoBWW TV: Livin' It Up with HADESTOWN Stars Eva Noblezada & Reeve Carney
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 29, 2019

Orpheus and Euridice may have been doomed from the start, but Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada have bright Broadway futures ahead. The stars of Broadway's biggest hit and 2019 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Hadestown,  are bringing audiences to their feet every night at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

VIDEO: Cast of HADESTOWN Performs Mashup on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Cast of HADESTOWN Performs Mashup on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019

On Tuesday morning, the stars of the hit Broadway musical perform a medley of 'Way Down Hadestown' and 'Wait For Me,' live on Good Morning America.

VIDEO: The Cast of HADESTOWN Performs 'Wait For Me' at the 2019 TONYS VideoVIDEO: The Cast of HADESTOWN Performs 'Wait For Me' at the 2019 TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

The cast of HADESTOWN made its way to the underground to perform 'Wait for Me' at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards. The show won 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, during the broadcast hosted by James Corden. 

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anais Mitchell VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anais Mitchell
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2019

What do you need to know about double Tony nominee Anais Mitchell? We've got the scoop!

Tony Awards Close-Up: The Great Storyteller of 2017, Rachel Chavkin, Explains How She Told the Tale of GREAT COMET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2017

It takes a village to recreate the giant world of War and Peace in a supper club-style Broadway theatre. Chief of that village is Rachel Chavkin, who earned her first Tony nomination for Best Direction for her ingenious work on Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Below, watch as she explains why the show's long journey to the Imperial has been so rewarding. 


Anais Mitchell Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Anais Mitchell written?
Anais Mitchell has written 1 shows including Hadestown (Music, Lyrics).

What awards has Anais Mitchell been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hadestown , Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hadestown Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hadestown and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hadestown .

What awards has Anais Mitchell won?
Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hadestownand Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hadestown.