Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco will make her Broadway debut as ‘Persephone’ in the hit musical Hadestown, performing the role she originated on the 2010 studio-concept album by composer Anaïs Mitchell.
DiFranco will begin performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre on February 9, 2024. The announcement was made today by producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy.
DiFranco’s history with Hadestown began when she invited Mitchell to release the original studio album of Hadestown on DiFranco’s label Righteous Babe Records.
DiFranco originated the role of ‘Persephone’ on the album, leaving what the producers’ announcement today described as “an indelible imprint on the character as the show evolved over the course of several years.” “I could not be more thrilled to be joining the cast of Hadestown,” DiFranco said in a statement. “It’s like I get to rewind to my New York youth and follow the road not taken.” Said Mitchell, “I can’t really overstate the influence of Ani’s music and example on me as a young songwriter.Read more on deadline.com
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