Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Regardless of whether you're an enthusiast of historic Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the perfect musical selection for you. The spectacular 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 undoubtedly have you enthralled, anticipating a positive resolution.
This astounding musical stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its exemplary successes. Upon its premiere, it garnered high praise and critical acclaim. This bewitchingly captivating musical depicts the very essence of the underworld, offering you an opportunity to understand and appreciate it beyond the confines of fear. With its composition of music, lyrics, and book crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this winter. Join us for the live performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 30th January 2024!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the composition, verses, and narrative for the production Hadestown. It recounts a reimagined version of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a young girl in need of sustenance, ventures to work in a bleak industrial depiction of the Greek underworld to escape poverty and the biting cold. Her beau Orpheus, a poor singer-songwriter, undertakes on a journey to save her.
During its first Broadway launch, the musical earned 14 Tony Awards nods, securing eight coveted accolades. It earned itself the sought-after designation of ‘Best Musical,’ bringing immense joy to the enthusiastic fans. The presentation 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 termed it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," praising its improvement from the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter stated it "absolutely fabulous," highlighting in particular Gray and Page's exceptional performances.
TimeOut NY urges its followers to experience the marvelous interpretation of Hadestown. They stated, “Here's my advice: Go to hell. And by hell, I'm obviously talking about Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's engaging and passionate new Broadway show. In short, the show reinterprets the classic Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice: A young man meets a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, and they find themselves in the underworld—sounds akin to the old tale, doesn't it? But it's Mitchell's contemporary version of this timeless tale—and the masterful direction by Rachel Chavkin—that infuse life back to this time-honored narrative.”
This time is your chance to experience the remarkable production of Hadestown this winter! Residents of New York, New York, here's your chance to watch or relish once again one of the greatest musical shows of the present generation. The timeless tale of star-crossed love is a must-watch! The melodies will resonate in your minds even after the curtain falls. Brace yourselves to enter the world of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday January 2024! Don't hesitate—Tickets are presently up for grabs here, therefore grab yours before they're unavailable!