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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)
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 + BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Come to Boulder Theater February 2022 Photo ANAIS MITCHELL + BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Come to Boulder Theater February 2022
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 3, 2021

Boulder Theater to welcome ANAIS MITCHELL and BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

Ana Egge's 'Between Us' Arrives Sept. 17 on StorySound Records Photo Ana Egge's 'Between Us' Arrives Sept. 17 on StorySound Records
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 13, 2021

While Egge has long written insightfully about relationships, the stressful, ominous feelings caused by the pandemic and social unrest led her to take a “let’s get to the truth — let’s do that right now” attitude with her songwriting.

BWW Interview: Dessa of ON THE LINE at 45North Photo BWW Interview: Dessa of ON THE LINE at 45North
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 25, 2021

Minneapolis native, rapper, singer and writer Dessa is now adding playwright to her list of titles. She has written and is starring in an audio play ON THE LINE, part of UK company 45North’s Written on the Waves season, and the show premieres tonight (June 25, 2021). She shared some thoughts on the play and her career in this Q&A.

Broadway at the Hobby Center 2021-2022 Season to Begin With MY FAIR LADY This Septemb Photo Broadway at the Hobby Center 2021-2022 Season to Begin With MY FAIR LADY This September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

Broadway at the Hobby Center will officially bring Houston’s protracted intermission to a close when the acclaimed Lincoln Center production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY takes the Hobby Center stage September 14-19, 2021, marking the beginning of its 2021-22 season.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 17, 2021

On this day in 2019, Broadway went way down with Anais Mitchell's acclaimed new musical, Hadestown, starring Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Reeve Carney, Tony Award winner André De Shields, Tony Award nominee Amber Gray, two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada, and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page.

VIDEO: Ladies of Broadway Unite for Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Ladies of Broadway Unite for Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021- Watch Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021

Maestra Music will present its inaugural concert event, Amplify 2021 on Monday, March 29 (8pm ET). While we await the big night, study up on the company with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 29- with Phillipa Soo, Amplify 2021, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 29- with Phillipa Soo, Amplify 2021, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021

Today (March 29) in live streaming: Broadway ladies unite for Amplify 2021, a Phillipa Soo visits Live at the Lortel and more!

Shoshana Bean Joins Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021 Concert Photo Shoshana Bean Joins Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021 Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2021

Shoshana Bean has joined the star-studded line up for Maestra Music’s inaugural concert event, Amplify 2021 on Monday, March 29, 2021. Accompanied virtually by Maestras from around the world, Bean will sing an original song with music, lyrics and orchestrations by Maestra member Lynne Shankel (Allegiance) for the finale of the event.

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Ashley Park, Brian Victor Dixon and More Join Maestra Mu Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Ashley Park, Brian Victor Dixon and More Join Maestra Music Event AMPLIFY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2021

Maestra Music, the not-for-profit organization supporting the women who make the music in the musical theater industry, hosts their inaugural Spring concert event, Amplify.

Student Blog: This Month, Let's Give Credit Where Credit is Due Photo Student Blog: This Month, Let's Give Credit Where Credit is Due
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Mar 15, 2021

Women have always played an important role on and behind our stages. It’s about time we talk about them.

Kate Baldwin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andréa Burns, Ashley Park and More to Take Part in  Photo Kate Baldwin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andréa Burns, Ashley Park and More to Take Part in Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

Maestra Music will hold its first annual concert event on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 8 pm, with an interactive pre-show beginning at 7 pm, its founder Georgia Stitt announced today. Amplify 2021 will take place virtually, in association with Broadway Unlocked, to raise money and highlight Maestra's programs.

MPAC Announces Vic DiBitetto, HIP-HOP MUSIC: CULTURE AND LEGACY & More Events This We Photo MPAC Announces Vic DiBitetto, HIP-HOP MUSIC: CULTURE AND LEGACY & More Events This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021

MPAC is continuing with limited capacity concerts on stage in February, with comedy from Vic DiBitetto. This week They also host a fascinating talk on the history of hip hop music and a musical about Black History Month. MPAC also is your source for a variety of virtual concerts and lectures offered across the country.

Hennepin Theatre Trust Presents THE BROADWAY CAST REUNION SERIES Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Presents THE BROADWAY CAST REUNION SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

The Broadway Cast Reunion Series gives audiences a chance to do what they may never have done before: visit “backstage” with the cast and creators to hear personal, hilarious, unscripted stories and gossip – as they really let their hair down. Viewers can even ask questions through the chat feature.

Original Casts of FROZEN, HADESTOWN & More Will Reunite for THE BROADWAY CAST REUNION Photo Original Casts of FROZEN, HADESTOWN & More Will Reunite for THE BROADWAY CAST REUNION SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dying to see your favorite Broadway casts back together again? Wait no longer! Lee Lessack and Robert Bannon, the hosts of the surprise, weekly, hit online chat show, Quarantine, Cabaret and Cocktails, have launched a new live online series, giving audiences an opportunity to get close to Broadway during this unprecedented moratorium on in-person, live entertainment. 

Anais Mitchell, Jeremy O. Harris, and More Pen Letters Urging the Biden Administratio Photo Anais Mitchell, Jeremy O. Harris, and More Pen Letters Urging the Biden Administration to Prioritize the Arts
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2021

Be An #ArtsHero has announced “Dear Mr. President and Madam Vice President,” a nationwide letter writing campaign, organized in partnership with The Dramatists Guild of America, imploring the incoming administration to prioritize commitment to the Arts.

Atmospheric Indie-folk Songstress Marya Stark Shares 'Stargazer' Photo Atmospheric Indie-folk Songstress Marya Stark Shares 'Stargazer'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 13, 2020

California-based singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and performer Marya Stark has revealed her latest work of art, Sapphire via Rose Bard Arts.

Jabari Brisport to Host THEATER FOR WFP Alongside Anais Mitchell and Stephanie Hsu Photo Jabari Brisport to Host THEATER FOR WFP Alongside Anais Mitchell and Stephanie Hsu
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

Working Families Party & Democratic Nominee for SD-25 Jabari Brisport and award-winning Broadway artists Anais Mitchell and Stephanie Hsu will tomorrow participate in a night of performance and discussion in support of the Vote WFP campaign, asking NY voters to cast their ballots on the Working Families Party line for Joe Biden & Kamala Harris.

STICKS & STONES Cast Members on Dream Roles, Onstage Mishaps, and More! Photo STICKS & STONES Cast Members on Dream Roles, Onstage Mishaps, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2020

Playing Davida's sisters (who function as the show's narrators) are Cassie Donegan of Nashville, Tennessee as Abigail and Gabriela Gonzalez (a sophomore at Winthrop University) of Charlotte, North Carolina as Zeruiah.

Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Check Out Webber's CINDERELLA Marquee, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Check Out Webber's CINDERELLA Marquee, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020

Today's top stories: check out the marquee for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Marc Kudisch will lead a play about West Side Story for the New Works Virtual Festival, and more!

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