Mitski has announced that she will write the music and lyrics for a forthcoming musical stage production of The Queen’s Gambit, the 1983 Walter Tevis novel that was adapted into a popular Netflix show. Eboni Booth will write the book and Whitney White will direct.
In a statement, Mitski said of the production:
Mitski released her latest LP The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We in September. She takes the record out on tour through North America in January, with support from Tamino, Sunny War, Julia Jacklin, Sarah Kinsley, and Cowboy Junkies.