Anaïs Mitchell in Concert
The Queen of Modern Folk Music
Anaïs Mitchell is a Vermont and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who comes from the world of narrative folksong, poetry, and balladry. An entrancing storyteller and charismatic performer, Mitchell has headlined shows worldwide, as well as supporting tours for Bon Iver, Ani DiFranco, and Josh Ritter. Her stage production of Hadestown will have its pre-Broadway Canadian Premiere at the Citadel Theatre in November. Mitchell will take time out from rehearsals to perform some of her favourite songs.
With LIAM ROBINSON on Vocals, keys, and accordion
…an entrancing storyteller as well as a charismatic performer.
Ms. Mitchell's songs address contemporary angst with uncanny vision ... a formidable songwriting talent.
Cast & Creative Team
- ANAÏS MITCHELLLead Vocals/Guitar×ANAÏS MITCHELLLead Vocals/Guitar
Anaïs Mitchell is a Vermont and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who comes from the world of narrative folksong, poetry and balladry. She recorded for Ani Difranco's Righteous Babe Records for several years before starting her own Wilderland label in 2012. Among her recorded works are six full-length albums, including 2010's sensationally-reviewed Hadestown, a folk opera based on the Orpheus myth; 2012's Young Man in America, which was described by the UK's Independent as 'an epic tale of American becoming'; and 2013's Child Ballads, a collaboration with Jefferson Hamer, which won a BBC Radio Two Folk Award for Best Traditional Track.
Mitchell has headlined shows worldwide, as well as supporting tours for Bon Iver, Ani Difranco, The Low Anthem (all of whom appear as guest singers on Hadestown) Josh Ritter, and Punch Brothers. Her stage production of Hadestown, which was 10 years in the making, opened Off-Broadway in May 2016 to rave reviews. The New York Times called it "inventive, beguiling and spellbinding" while Vogue announced that "Hadestown will be your new theater obsession." The show was extended twice as a result of critical success and sell-out performances.
- Liam RobinsonVocals, keys, and accordian×Liam RobinsonVocals, keys, and accordian
Liam Robinson is a musician living in New York City. He is one-half of the songwriting duo Robinson & Rohe, along with Jean Rohe. Their debut album, Hunger, was released in 2017. As a multi-instrumentalist (keyboards, accordion, banjo) and singer, Liam regularly collaborates with songwriter luminaries Becca Stevens, Anaïs Mitchell, and Jean Rohe. Liam made his Broadway debut in 2011 in the original cast of the Tony-sweeping production of War Horse at the Lincoln Center Theater. From 2006 to 2013, he co-led and composed for the experimental NYC composer/performer collective Red Light New Music. In spring of 2016, Liam music-directed and performed in the Off-Broadway hit musical Hadestown at the New York Theater Workshop.