Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The Tony and Grammy Award-winning theatrical production that takes you to a journey through the underworld and back… HADESTOWN is prepared to make its way in New York, New York to captivate audiences like never before! Experience the intriguing and lovable narrative of Orpheus in this spectacular musical event. Following its award-winning Broadway debut in March 2019, the musical Hadestown has taken an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated young lovers and infused it with dynamic melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night time of wondrous narratives, as Hadestown is ready to go live at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 6th February 2024. Acclaimed as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the production will surely immerse you in a tale that's truly unique. Experience the stellar cast bring to life the compelling message of this Tony-winning musical right in your very own community.
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An indicator of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has quite a few. Among 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the production garnered accolades for its captivating music composed by David Mitchell, the skillful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the striking sound design, the artful lighting design, and the artful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Hellenic story, Eurydice is presented as a young woman well-versed in surviving on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in weather conditions. On the other hand, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter filled with feelings. Upon their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into automated drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, and aided by his harmonious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he succeeds in bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is efficient, comprising only 13 members, who remain on the forefront for the bulk of the performance. The chorus consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to heighten the vigor of the songs. Included among the actors the 3 Fates, who sing, converse, and interact with the characters. The complete seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all except the drummer are seen on stage. The central protagonists encompass the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered praises on the Broadway rendition, commenting, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank high, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for centuries, inspiring endless interpretations. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the way those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are unveiled in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this voyage to the realm of the dead feels as if it were a novel creation.”
Be set to witness the highly regarded Broadway performance of Hadestown this winter! The event is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 6th February 2024. Grab the chance to obtain your tickets right away before they are sold out – attending this production is an experience you will not feel sorry!