Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
A Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway show that takes you to hell and back… HADESTOWN is ready to come in New York, New York to enchant audiences in an exceptional manner! Experience the intriguing and lovable story of Orpheus in this spectacular stage show. Ever since its award-winning Broadway debut in March 2019, the show Hadestown has taken an ancient Greek legend of ill-fated young lovers and infused it with dynamic melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night time of marvelous tales, since Hadestown is ready to go live at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 26th December 2023. Recognized as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the production promises to immerse you within a story which is truly distinctive. See the stellar cast embody the strong theme of this acclaimed Broadway show right in your hometown.
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The musical Hadestown is no exclusion when it comes to the heartrending conclusions that define numerous musicals. The initial song clearly declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." Even with its tragic conclusion, "Hadestown" captures attention owing to its outstanding ensemble and well-defined plot imbued with a powerful lesson. The narrative retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The core plot revolves around the adventure of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their intense love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the creative force behind Hadestown, is credited with its music, lyrics, and book. Her impressive skills shine through in her other well-known projects like Young Man in America and Child Ballads. In collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin, Mitchell embarked on a journey to create a fresh version of the stage production in 2012. This revised rendition included extra musical numbers and dialogues. The remodeled theatrical adaptation of the musical, formed under Chavkin's direction, premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and performed until July 31. The production afterward had performances in Edmonton and London before making its grand entry on Broadway in March 2019.
The renowned New York Daily News had a terrific time experiencing the Broadway performance and enthused, “America's journey to the underworld is a route best avoided – better to get off it, dear ones. Don't look back – it's way too dangerous. Instead, seek for the fissures in that famous wall we're constructing. That's the central theme of "Hadestown," the thrilling new Broadway show with a score that resonates from the very depths of the American core. Blending elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street anarchy, this grim tuner originated as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the astounding singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
It's no doubt you can miss out on a spectacular musical like Hadestown. Its fresh take of the timeless story is assured to capture your attention all the way through. With musical genres ranging from folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show caters to a broad audience. During this time of year, get ready to be part of the crowd as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The incredible presentation is scheduled at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 26th December 2023. Don't let this slip away – reserve your seats for Hadestown right away!