Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Regardless of whether you're an enthusiast of classical Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the ideal musical choice for you. The remarkable production of HADESTOWN is getting ready to grace the stage in New York, New York. Get prepared for an unforgettable experience! The compelling story of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will certainly have you enthralled, yearning for a happier ending.
The masterpiece known as Hadestown stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its outstanding accomplishments. Upon its grand debut, it garnered rave reviews and commendation from critics. This devilishly enchanting musical captures 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 fall. Be present for the live rendition at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 21st November 2023!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the musical score, lyrics, and story for the musical Hadestown. It narrates a reimagined version of the time-honored myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a young girl facing starvation, ventures to work in a harsh industrial representation of the Greek underworld as a way to avoid poverty and freezing conditions. Her paramour Orpheus, a poor singer-songwriter, embarks on a journey to reclaim her.
In its debut Broadway presentation, the musical earned 14 Tony Awards nominations, achieving eight coveted accolades. It achieved itself the desired label of ‘Best Musical,’ bringing immense joy to the enthusiastic fans. The spectacle premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, receiving high praise. It was applauded for its management and the remarkable acting by André De Shields. The New York Times characterized 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," highlighting in particular Gray and Page's exceptional performances.
TimeOut NY urges its followers to witness the wonderful interpretation of Hadestown. They stated, “Here's my advice: Attend hell. And by hell, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's captivating and passionate new Broadway performance. In short, the musical gives a new twist to the ancient 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 like a old tale, doesn't it? But it's Anaïs Mitchell's current version of this timeless tale—and Chavkin's—that brought life back to this traditional narrative.”
Now your moment to be part of the outstanding production of Hadestown this fall! Residents of New York, New York, here's your chance to watch or relish once again among the finest Broadway spectacles of our generation. Its timeless tale of star-crossed affection is a must-watch! The melodies will linger in your minds for days following the final bow. Brace yourselves to delve into the domain of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday November 2023! Act without delay—Tickets are currently on sale here, therefore seize yours before they're gone!