Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Whether or not you're an enthusiast of ancient Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the perfect musical choice for you. The awe-inspiring production of HADESTOWN is gearing up to grace the stage in New York, New York. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable journey! The compelling story of unfortunate lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will undoubtedly have you on the edge of your seat, yearning for a better outcome.
The masterpiece known as Hadestown stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its exceptional successes. Upon its premiere, it garnered rave reviews and critical acclaim. This devilishly enchanting musical depicts the very essence of the underworld, offering you an occasion to understand and appreciate it more than mere dread. With its blend of music, lyrics, and narrative crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this winter. Attend for the live presentation at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 18th January 2024!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the music, lyrics, and book for the show Hadestown. It narrates a retold version of the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a young girl struggling with hunger, sets out to work in a grim industrial portrayal of the Greek underworld as a way to avoid poverty and chill temperatures. Her beau Orpheus, a penniless singer-songwriter, undertakes on a mission to rescue her.
Upon its initial Broadway presentation, the Broadway production received 14 Tony Awards nominations, winning eight coveted accolades. It achieved itself the coveted label of ‘Best Musical,’ much to the enthusiastic fans. The performance premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, receiving high praise. It was acclaimed for its direction and the exceptional performance of André De Shields. The New York Times described it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," commending its improvement over the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter pronounced it "absolutely fabulous," highlighting in particular Gray and Page's exceptional performances.
TimeOut NY encourages its readers to experience the incredible rendition of Hadestown. They expressed, “Here's my advice: Attend hell. And by hell, of course, I'm referring to Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's engaging and evocative new Broadway show. In essence, the production gives a new twist to the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice: A lad encounters a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, yet they find themselves in the underworld—sounds like a old story, doesn't it? But it's Anaïs Mitchell's contemporary interpretation of this timeless tale—and the masterful direction by Rachel Chavkin—that breathe life back into this time-honored narrative.”
Now your opportunity to witness the remarkable performance of Hadestown this winter! People in New York, New York, this is the moment to watch or relish once again one of the finest Broadway spectacles of the present generation. The timeless tale of star-crossed love is an essential! The music will linger in your minds long after the curtain falls. Brace yourselves to step into the realm of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday January 2024! Act without delay—Tickets are presently up for grabs here, thus seize yours before they're unavailable!