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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.

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International and Irish Artists Arrive in Cork For Sounds From A Safe Harbour Festival

Over 100 international and Irish artists are arriving in Cork to perform at Sounds from a Safe Harbour festival this week, 7th – 10th September. Learn more about the festival and the upcoming events here!  

Club Passim to Celebrate 25 Years of Campfire Festival Labor Day Weekend

Club Passim’s annual Campfire Festival returns for its 25th year with 67 artists on the lineup. A festival set up to highlight Boston’s extensive folk music scene, the lineup is loaded with familiar acts like Rose Polenzani, Liv Greene, Hank Wonder and rising stars like junior rail transit, Genesis Fermin and Nicolas Emden.

Jenny Owen Youngs Releases 'Knife Went In'; Second Single From Forthcoming Album 'Avalanche'

Jenny Owen Youngs releases her second single “Knife Went In” from her forthcoming highly-anticipated fourth studio album Avalanche. “Knife Went In” is an exploration of vulnerability in early stages of relationships and finding common ground in shared wounds, with Youngs’ gentle voice gliding smoothly over looping nylon-stringed guitar.

Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome FUNNY GIRL's Julie Benko with Jason Yeager in April

Bay Area Cabaret will present the highly anticipated cabaret debut of Julie Benko, Broadway's sensational Funny Girl standby-to-breakout star as Fanny Brice, and Jason Yeager, the highly praised jazz pianist-composer, in their new hit show, Hand in Hand, on Sunday, April 16 at 5 p.m., at the elegant Venetian Room.

Review: HADESTOWN at Rochester Broadway Theatre League

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at Rochester Broadway Theatre League? This touring production of 'Hadestown' could not have been better cast, with each performer taking turns captivating the audience and delivering lush, emotional musical performances.

Review: The Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Stuns At The Bushnell

The national tour of the much-lauded Hadestown is playing at the Bushnell in Hartford through March 12, and this production is nothing short of stunning.

Review: HADESTOWN at Shea's Buffalo Theatre

Finding new ways to tell age old stories is as old as time.  Greek and Roman mythology, passion plays and Shakespearean tales are often updated or transformed from play to musical to opera or  even ballet.  Most recently the Broadway stage has found a new re-telling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth in the form of the TONY Award winning  HADESTOWN and the tour is playing at Shea's Buffalo through this Sunday.

The Flynn Announces Lakecia Benjamin As The Curator Of The 40th Burlington Jazz Festival

From June 7-11, 2023, Vermont celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Burlington Jazz Festival, produced by the Flynn and presented New England Federal Credit Union. The Flynn is thrilled to welcome incredible alto saxophonist, bandleader, and educator Lakecia Benjamin as this year's festival curator.

Review: HADESTOWN at CONNOR PALACE (Cleveland)

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at CONNOR PALACE (Cleveland)? When HADESTOWN, opened on Broadway on April 17, 2019, it was met with critical acclaim. Reviews contained such terms as 'inventive,' 'gorgeous, 'hypnotic,' 'high energy,' 'utterly fabulous' and 'immersive.' The critics went gaga over the quality of the singing, the scenery, the special effects, the choreography and the fine acting.

Review: HADESTOWN at The Overture

The dancing was well choreographed, although, many numbers were very similar, presumably noting the tedium of the underworld. The use of the rotating stage was well executed, and the overall energy was high. In the end, although disappointed by the book and lack of passion between the two main couples, I was glad to have seen it. id our critic think of HADES TOWN at The Overture?

Review: HADESTOWN at Kansas City Music Hall

Blend two ancient Greek myths, add the climate change crisis, a screed on capitalism, fears surrounding immigration, sprinkle in delightful, original folk music, and stir. The unlikely result is the 2019 eight-time Tony-winning folk opus “Hadestown,” an exceptional piece of musical theater.

From ALMOST FAMOUS to WICKED: The Music Fan's Guide To Broadway

Musical genres from all over the spectrum have hit our stages this season! From the rock stars of Almost Famous to the witches of Wicked, find the show that best suits your musical taste!

Review: HADESTOWN 'Mesmerizes and Captivates' During Weeklong Stand at Nashville's TPAC

Mesmerizing and captivating are just two of the words that might best describe Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning best musical of the truncated 2019-20 Broadway season, which is now commanding ovations of rapturous applause from adoring fans at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center during an eight-performance run through Sunday, November 6.

Review: OKC Broadway Tempts Fate With HADESTOWN

The 2019 Tony Award winner for best musical, HADESTOWN, makes its tour stop in OKC. Hadestown is a mashup of two Greek mythologies, with original music and lyrics by singer/songwriter Anais Mitchell. When Eurydice follows Hades to his underground kingdom, Orpheus risks it all to find her and bring her back.

Singer-Songwriter Dar Williams Releases Songwriting Book HOW TO WRITE A SONG THAT MATTERS

Prolific and iconic singer-songwriter Dar Williams has released an all-new songwriting book called How to Write a Song That Matters. Intended for songwriters of all levels and backgrounds, the book combines tips, tools and encouragement that anyone can use to get started with or to keep momentum alive in their creative process.

Review: HADESTOWN Dazzles at Broadway at the Hobby Center

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at BROADWAY AT THE HOBBY CENTER? The HADESTOWN national tour finally arrives in Houston after a significant pandemic pause, and it appears the wait was worth holding our breath for.

Review: It's Not Hell, It's HADESTOWN

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN? It's essentially the retelling of the Greek tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice. Narrated by Hermes--played by a terrifically charismatic Levi Kreiss, who infuses the role with bit of his Tony-winning performance of Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet...

The Green Room 42 Announces August Cabaret Lineup, Including Sis, Joe Serafini, and More

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

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

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.


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

Anais Mitchell has been nominated for several awards for her work on the Broadway show Hadestown. She received nominations for Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards, and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards.

Anais Mitchell has won several awards for her work on the Broadway show Hadestown. She received the Outstanding New Score award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre award from the Tony Awards for her contributions to Hadestown.

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