Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
A Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway production that takes you to a journey through the underworld and back… HADESTOWN is ready to arrive in New York, New York to enchant audiences in an exceptional manner! Experience the mysterious and endearing tale of Orpheus in this stunning stage show. Since its acclaimed Broadway debut in March 2019, the musical Hadestown brought to life an ancient Greek legend of ill-fated young lovers and made it with exciting melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night time of wondrous tales, since Hadestown is poised to take the stage at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 29th November 2023. Recognized as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the performance is sure to engage you within a story which is really distinctive. Experience the stellar cast bring to life the powerful meaning of this acclaimed Broadway show right in your locality.
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This remarkable production known as Hadestown is no outlier when it comes to the tragic conclusions that characterize a lot of musicals. The initial song decisively declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." Even with its melancholy ending, "Hadestown" compels attention because of its exceptional performers and well-crafted storyline imbued with a compelling message. The story retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The main focus revolves around the journey of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their closely connected 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 prominent creations like Young Man in America and Child Ballads. In collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin, Mitchell embarked on a journey to create a reimagined form of the stage production in 2012. This revised rendition included extra musical numbers and dialogues. The altered theatrical adaptation of the musical, formed under Chavkin's guidance, premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and ran until July 31. The production later had performances in Edmonton and London before making its grand debut on Broadway in March 2019.
The esteemed New York Daily News had a wonderful time witnessing the Broadway showing and enthused, “America's journey to the underworld is a path best avoided – better to step off it, dear ones. Don't look back – it's way too dangerous. Instead, search for the fissures in that famous wall we're constructing. That's the essence of "Hadestown," the exciting new Broadway musical with a score that originates from the very depths of the American core. Mixing elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street disarray, this dark tuner originated as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the astounding singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
There's no way you can pass up on a spectacular musical like Hadestown. Its fresh take of the timeless tale is guaranteed to hold your interest all the way through. With elements of music spanning 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 set at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 29th November 2023. Don't let this slip away – grab your seats for Hadestown right away!