Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has transformed into an example of the exceptional Broadway shows of the modern times. Standing out with its distinctive approach of the Greek myth, this theatrical piece explores the shadowy realms of the underworld and revival. It proceeded to win multiple Tony Awards, among them the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and still captivate audiences to this day. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the Broadway sensation is on its way to your doorstep!
Prepare to behold the spellbinding narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, transpire before your eyes during this live show. The momentous event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 2nd December 2023. This contemporary version of the age-old Greek genesis tale will catch your heartstrings and arouse an array of feelings. With a splendid score composed by the brilliance Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to create a lasting memory which will stay with you forever.
Book your spots to Hadestown immediately! This eagerly anticipated show is a favorite with audiences of all ages, thus, you finally have the chance to enjoy it in the flesh. Don't let this opportunity pass! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to acquire your entry immediately!
A way to gauge of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and Hadestown has quite a few. Out of the 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the musical was honored with accolades for its captivating music composed by David Mitchell, the insightful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the artful lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reinterpretation of a ancient Greek legend, Eurydice is presented as a young woman well-versed in navigating on her own in a world filled with unpredictability, even in weather conditions. On the other hand, Orpheus is a fervent singer-songwriter filled with feelings. Upon their initial encounter, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into automated drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, assisted by his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he achieves bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is compact, made up of merely 13 members, who remain on center stage for the majority of the performance. The ensemble consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the energy of the songs. Among the performers are the 3 Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The full seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all excluding the drummer are on display on stage. The primary figures embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered accolades on the Broadway rendition, remarked, “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 thousands of years, inspiring numerous versions. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the manner in which those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this trip to the realm of the dead feels like a newly conceived creation.”
Be prepared to witness the highly regarded Broadway performance of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 2nd December 2023. Don't miss out to secure your tickets without delay before they disappear – attending this performance is an experience you won't repent!