Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has transformed into among the exceptional Broadway performances of the current era. Standing out with its unusual spin of the Greek legend, this performance explores the shadowy realms of the underworld and resurrection. It proceeded to secure multiple Tony Awards, including the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to enchant audiences currently. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the Broadway sensation is on its way to your doorstep!
Prepare to witness the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, transpire right in front of you during this live performance. The significant event is scheduled to occur at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 1st November 2023. This contemporary interpretation of the age-old Greek genesis tale will seize your heartstrings and stir an array of feelings. With a fantastic score crafted by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is poised to create a lasting memory that will stay with you forever.
Book your spots to Hadestown without delay! This much-anticipated show is a favorite among audiences of all ages, thus, you now have the opportunity to experience it live and in person. Don't miss out! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to procure your admission right away!
A way to gauge of a performance's triumph is its collection of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has several. From the 14 nominations it received for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the production garnered accolades for its captivating music composed by David Mitchell, the insightful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the ingenious scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the expert lighting design, and the artful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reimagining of a Hellenic legend, Eurydice is depicted as a young woman skilled in navigating on her own in a world characterized by unpredictability, even in meteorological patterns. On the other hand, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter overflowing with sentiments. After their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into automated drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, assisted by his melodious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he succeeds in bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is compact, consisting of just 13 members, who remain on center stage for the majority of the performance. The choir consists of 5 cast members, who provide their singing and dancing in the background to heighten the vigor of the songs. Among the performers are the 3 Fates, who sing, converse, and interact with the characters. The complete seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all excluding the drummer are visible on stage. The central protagonists embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered praises on the Broadway rendition, commenting, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank among the best, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for centuries, inspiring endless interpretations. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the manner in which those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are presented in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this journey to the realm of the dead feels like a newly conceived creation.”
Be ready to witness the praised Broadway performance of Hadestown this fall! The extravaganza is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 1st November 2023. Seize the opportunity to obtain your tickets without delay before they disappear – coming to see this performance is an occasion you won't feel sorry!