Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Whether you're an enthusiast of ancient Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the perfect musical selection for you. The awe-inspiring production of HADESTOWN is getting ready to grace the stage in New York, New York. Be prepared for an unforgettable experience! The captivating tale of ill-fated lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will certainly have you captivated, hoping for a positive resolution.
This astounding musical stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its outstanding successes. Upon its grand debut, it garnered glowing feedback and commendation from critics. This bewitchingly captivating musical depicts the very essence of the underworld, offering you an opportunity to grasp and appreciate it more than mere dread. With its fusion of music, lyrics, and story crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this winter. Be present for the live presentation at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 6th January 2024!
Composer and lyricist Anaïs Mitchell wrote the composition, verses, and narrative for the production Hadestown. It narrates a modernized version of the time-honored myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a youthful woman facing starvation, sets out to work in a harsh industrial portrayal of the Greek underworld to escape poverty and chill temperatures. Her lover Orpheus, a destitute singer-songwriter, embarks on a quest to rescue her.
In its debut Broadway launch, the Broadway production received 14 Tony Awards mentions, securing eight prestigious awards. It earned itself the sought-after designation of ‘Best Musical,’ bringing immense joy to the enthusiastic fans. The performance premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, receiving high praise. It was applauded for its management and André De Shields' outstanding portrayal in André De Shields. The New York Times described it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," commending its improvement from the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter termed it "absolutely fabulous," specially commending Gray and Page's superb performances.
TimeOut NY urges its followers to enjoy the incredible performance of Hadestown. They expressed, “Here's my advice: Attend hell. And by hell, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's engaging and evocative new Broadway show. In short, the musical gives a new twist to the age-old Greek tale of Orpheus and Eurydice: A young man meets a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, yet they find themselves in the underworld—sounds akin to a old story, doesn't it? But it's Mitchell's current version of this ageless tale—and Chavkin's—that breathe life back into this classic narrative.”
This is your moment to be part of the outstanding show of Hadestown this winter! Residents of New York, New York, here's your moment to catch or relish once again one of the finest musicals of our generation. The timeless tale of star-crossed romance is an essential! The melodies will linger in your minds long after the show ends. Brace yourselves to enter the world of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday January 2024! Don't wait—Tickets are now on sale here, thus grab yours before they're unavailable!