Anais Mitchell Wrote Music for Hadestown
Anais Mitchell is an American singer-songwriter and musician who wrote the music for the musical Hadestown. The musical is based on her 2010 folk opera concept album of the same name. It tells a version of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, where Orpheus journeys to the underworld to rescue his beloved Eurydice.
Hadestown has been a huge success since its Broadway debut in 2019. It won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Direction of a Musical. It also won two Drama Desk Awards and four Outer Critics Circle Awards. The show has been praised for its innovative use of folk music and its unique take on the classic myth.
Anais Mitchell’s Career
Anais Mitchell has been writing music since she was a teenager. She released her first album in 2006 and has since released five more albums. Her music has been featured in films, television shows, and theater productions. She has also collaborated with other artists such as Bon Iver, Ani DiFranco, and Justin Vernon.