Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Whether you're an enthusiast of ancient Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the optimal musical choice for you. The spectacular production of HADESTOWN is getting ready to grace the stage in New York, New York. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience! The compelling story of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will undoubtedly have you enthralled, anticipating a positive resolution.
Hadestown stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its exemplary successes. Upon its grand debut, it garnered rave reviews and critical acclaim. This spellbindingly mesmerizing musical depicts the very essence of the underworld, offering you an opportunity to appreciate and comprehend it beyond the confines of fear. With its blend of music, lyrics, and narrative crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this winter. Be present for the live rendition at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Sunday 14th January 2024!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the music, lyrics, and book for the musical Hadestown. It recounts a modernized version of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a youthful woman in need of sustenance, goes to work in a grim industrial depiction of the Greek underworld as a way to avoid poverty and freezing conditions. Her beau Orpheus, a poor singer-songwriter, sets off on a journey to reclaim her.
During its first Broadway launch, the show garnered 14 Tony Awards nods, achieving eight coveted accolades. It earned itself the sought-after title of ‘Best Musical,’ much to the enthusiastic fans. The spectacle premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, receiving commendation. It was commended for its management and André De Shields' outstanding portrayal in André De Shields. The New York Times characterized it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," praising its improvement over the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter stated it "absolutely fabulous," with a special mention of Gray and Page's exceptional performances.
TimeOut NY encourages its readers to enjoy the wonderful rendition of Hadestown. They stated, “Here's my advice: Experience hell. And by hell, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's captivating and passionate new Broadway show. In short, the musical reinterprets the classic Greek tale of Orpheus and Eurydice: Boy crosses paths with a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, yet they find themselves in the underworld—sounds akin to an old story, right? But it's the genius of Anaïs Mitchell's current take on this ageless tale—and Rachel Chavkin's—that infuse life back into this traditional narrative.”
This time is your chance to be part of the outstanding performance of Hadestown this winter! People in New York, New York, here's your moment to see or revisit one of the greatest musicals of our generation. The timeless tale of star-crossed romance is a must-watch! The music will linger in your minds long after the show ends. Brace yourselves to delve into the world of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Sunday January 2024! Don't wait—Tickets are currently on sale here, therefore seize yours before they're gone!