A book on the Broadway musical Hadestown has officially been released today.Entitled Working on a Song: The Lyrics of Hadestown, the book features lyrics and stories from the production, authored by writer (book and lyrics) and composer of the Tony Award-winning musical, Anaïs Mitchell, with a foreword by Steve Earle.
Mitchell takes readers inside her 12-year process of building the musical from the ground up—detailing her inspiration, breaking down the lyrics, and opening up the process of creation that gave birth to Hadestown.A special ticketed online book launch with Mitchell and actor Patrick Page is happening on October 8, 7-8AM PST (10pm-11pm Philippine time). Each book ticket includes one copy of Working on a Song and a single-use login for the virtual event. The first 150 orders will include a signed bookplate.Hadestown was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and won 8 including Best Musical and Best Original Score for Mitchell in 2019.
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