Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has evolved into one of the most outstanding Broadway performances of the 21st century. Setting itself apart with its unique interpretation of the Greek legend, this musical explores the darker realms of hell and recovery. It continued to win multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and still enchant audiences even now. Exciting tidings for all the residents of New York, New York – the much-celebrated Broadway sensation is on its way to your city!
Get ready to witness the spellbinding narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold right in front of you during this live performance. The significant event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 4th January 2024. This contemporary interpretation of the age-old Greek origin tale will grab your heartstrings and arouse an array of feelings. With a fantastic score composed by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is positioned to leave an indelible mark that will stay with you perpetually.
Claim your tickets to Hadestown without delay! This highly awaited show is a favorite for spectators spanning generations, thus, you now have the opportunity to experience it in the flesh. Don't let this opportunity pass! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to procure your entrance promptly!
An indicator of a performance's triumph is its collection of Tony Awards, and Hadestown has quite a few. Out of 14 nominations it got for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the musical was honored with accolades for its captivating musical score by David Mitchell, the skillful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the ingenious scenic design, the striking sound design, the masterful lighting design, and the creative orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reinterpretation of a Hellenic tale, Eurydice is shown as a young woman skilled in coping on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in climate. Conversely, Orpheus is a fervent singer-songwriter filled with feelings. Upon their initial encounter, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into mindless 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 abode.
The cast is small, consisting of just 13 members, who stay on the stage for the bulk of the performance. The ensemble consists of 5 cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to boost the energy of the songs. Present in the cast 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 main characters include 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 high, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for thousands of years, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably current and fresh about the way those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are unveiled in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this trip to the realm of the dead feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be ready to be a part of the praised Broadway presentation of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 4th January 2024. Don't miss out to obtain your tickets without delay before they are sold out – being a part of this performance is an occasion you won't regret!