Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has become an example of the remarkable Broadway productions of the current era. Distinguished with its unique approach of the Greek tale, this musical explores the shadowy realms of the underworld and resurrection. It proceeded to secure multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and keeps on captivate audiences to this day. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the much-celebrated Broadway sensation is making its journey to your city!
Brace yourself to experience the mesmerizing narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, play out before your eyes during this on-stage presentation. The momentous event is scheduled to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 3rd February 2024. This modern version of the age-old Greek beginning tale will seize your heartstrings and stir a whirlwind of emotions. With a fantastic score created by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to leave an indelible mark that will stay with you forever.
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One measure of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and the remarkable production has several. 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. Furthermore, the production received accolades for its mesmerizing musical score by David Mitchell, the skillful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the expert lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Hellenic story, Eurydice is presented as a young woman skilled in surviving on her own in a world characterized by unpredictability, even in climate. Meanwhile, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. Upon their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into unthinking drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, assisted by his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is compact, comprising only 13 members, who remain on the stage for the majority of the performance. The chorus consists of 5 cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to boost the energy of the songs. Included among the actors the three Fates, combining singing, conversation, and interaction with the characters. The full seven-piece band for "Hadestown" delivers the full performance while all with the exception of 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 commendations 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 centuries, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably current 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 voyage to the realm of the dead feels as if it were a novel creation.”
Be ready to witness the highly regarded Broadway show of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 3rd February 2024. Don't miss out to secure your tickets immediately before they run out – being a part of this production is an event you will not feel sorry!